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Local ownership assumes 100 percent of the Sugar Land Skeeters »

When the Sugar Land Skeeters franchise started in 2012, local owners Bob and Marcie Zlotnik owned one third of the team as part of a partnership with Maryland-based Opening Day…

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Meadows Place receives rare national distinction »

The City of Meadows Place welcomed Deputy State Fire Marshall Jesse Williams and Insurance Services Office (ISO) Manager Phillip Bradley to their October council meeting to award a rare distinction…

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KHOU: Fire damages Buddhist temple near Sugar Land »

A Buddhist temple came crumbling down without warning near Sugar Land overnight, according to our news partner, KHOU Channel 11. According to witnesses, it happened around 1:45 a.m. Thursday at…

Oct 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Sugar Land Imperials to raise money for local soldiers »

The Sugar Land Imperials are proud to announce a special jersey created for the Nov. 14th weekend, this jersey will benefit the Tip of the Spear and honor our veterans…

Oct 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Memorial Hermann Sugar Land hosted artistic breast cancer awareness event »

Women want to know all they can about breast cancer – risks, effective screening techniques, treatment options, and more. That’s why Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital hosted “The Art of…

Oct 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Dispatcher helps deliver baby »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Fort Bend County emergency dispatcher Jonathan Sanders never expected the call he received on July 31.…

Oct 31 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Red Mango Athlete Spotlight: Hightower graduate Summor Fields »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Summor Fields, a 2014 Hightower High graduate, is looking forward to continuing her success with the…

Oct 31 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

FBSO recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month »

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Twenty-two wreaths with purple ribbons have been placed in front of the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office for a reason.…

Oct 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

State Rep. Reynolds faces trial and re-election next week »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com On Monday, Texas State Rep. Ron Reynolds (D-Missouri City) hopes to be re-elected to a third…

Oct 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Who’s your choice to be the next governor and why? »

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Honey Doane “I voted for Greg Abbott on a straight ticket because I vote Republican.” Charles Swihart “I voted for…

Oct 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

DISTRICT Attorney John Healey (Republican)_, Wilvin Carter (Democrat) »

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What is your proudest accomplishment in politics? Your proudest accomplishment as a private citizen? JH: My proudest accomplishment as an…

Oct 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

DISTRICT 26 STATE SENATE – Rita Lucido (Democrat), Joan Huffman (Republican) »

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What is your proudest accomplishment in politics?  Your proudest accomplishment as a private citizen? JH: I am proud to be…

Oct 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Sugar Land Police search for Aggravated Robbery, Kidnapping Suspect »

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Sugar Land police are looking for a kidnapper who forced a man at gunpoint to withdraw a large amount of money from an ATM machine on Oct. 4. The victim told police he was sitting in his car at Blaunsch, 16305 Kensington Drive, waiting for…

Oct 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Election sign theft investigation continues »

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The Fort Bend County District Attorney’s office is still investigating a misdemeanor theft case from May. Then-Fort Bend ISD school board member and Position 4 candidate, Bruce Albright, had been arrested for stealing another signs from Position 5 candidate, Kris Allfrey, in front of Helfman…

Oct 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Alvardo sentenced to 99 years in child molestation case »

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Juan Cerda Alvarado was found guilty of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child last Friday. Evidence presented by prosecutors Natalie McKinnon and Jill Stotts, assigned to the District Attorney’s Child Abuse Division, revealed that Alvarado sexually assaulted an eight-year-old female child he had known for…

Oct 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office honors Domestic Violence Awareness Month »

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Twenty-two wreaths with purple ribbons have been placed in front of the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office for a reason. Each one of those wreaths represents a death in connection with Domestic Violence in the Sheriff’s Office jurisdiction since 2008. The month of October is…

Oct 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Burglars target two Fort Bend pharmacies »

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Fort Bend County Crimes Stoppers, Inc. will pay a cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects who burglarized two Houston-area pharmacies. At about 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to the MedX…

Oct 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Sports

Football Notebook: Hightower protects its legacy »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Tears streamed down Padriac McGinnis’ cheeks as he realized that his Hightower High football team had just accomplished one of their…

Oct 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Local ownership assumes 100 percent of the Sugar Land Skeeters

When the Sugar Land Skeeters franchise started in 2012, local owners Bob and Marcie Zlotnik owned one third of the team as part of a partnership with Maryland-based Opening Day Partners. The Zlotniks assumed 100 percent…

Oct 31 2014 / Read More »
Missouri City Missouri City resident Robert Buscemi is unhappy with the work that the city did on the sidewalk in front of his home. (Submitted photo)

Missouri City man in sidewalk dispute with city

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Missouri City resident Robert Buscemi is unhappy with the work that the city’s maintenance department did on the sidewalk in front of his home in the Lake Olympia neighborhood. “In July, Missouri…

Oct 29 2014 / Read More »
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City of Stafford strongly disagrees with suspect’s lawsuit

Jay Mazoch has filed a federal lawsuit in Houston, alleging that the Stafford Police Department and one of its officers used excessive force in October 2012. The city issued a statement, strongly disagreeing with the lawsuit…

Oct 14 2014 / Read More »
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Sheriff investigates indecent exposure suspect

Fort Bend County Crimes Stoppers, Inc. will pay a cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect who exposed himself early Tuesday morning in a Richmond-area subdivision. At about 7:50 a.m.…

Sep 2 2014 / Read More »
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Smith to bring himself & Dibbles Jr. to Fort Bend County Fair

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Granger Smith built his career as a popular country music in Texas as a poignant, thoughtful singer-songwriter. His alter-ego, Earl Dibbles Jr., is a wild country boy who has a penchant for…

Sep 25 2014 / Read More »
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Meadows Place receives rare national distinction

The City of Meadows Place welcomed Deputy State Fire Marshall Jesse Williams and Insurance Services Office (ISO) Manager Phillip Bradley to their October council meeting to award a rare distinction on the City of Meadows Place…

Oct 31 2014 / Read More »
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Football Notebook: Hightower protects its legacy

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Tears streamed down Padriac McGinnis’ cheeks as he realized that his Hightower High football team had just accomplished one of their goals, and were a game away from achieving another one. The…

Oct 28 2014 / Read More »
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WCJC receives National Recognition

Wharton County Junior College has received the annual merit award from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) for achieving a 100% pass rate on the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) examination for the…

Oct 10 2014 / Read More »

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