By LeaAnne Klentzman Over the holidays Precinct 4 Constable and a local alcohol distributor went together and posted some banners wishing the community a happy holiday season and asked that folks drink responsibly and have a designated driver. A very nice gesture. Well, the not so nice followed. Shortly after those banners were erected, after having been approved and … [Read more...] about Bang the Gong! the games begin!
Archives for December 2011
IT TAKES A VILLAGE... Fort Bend Star and Fort Bend Business Journal employees gathered to wish all of Fort Bend a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. (front, l-r) General Manager Michael Fredrickson, Publisher Bev Carter, Receptionist Millie Houser, (second row, l-r) reporter Elsa Malakoff-Maxey, Fort Bend Business Journal advertising director Mary Dotterl, Marketing … [Read more...] about Fort Bend Star – Happy New Year!
The Toys for Tots Fort Bend campaign had a record year distributing toys and smiles to 3,500 children in the Fort Bend community this year. More than 50 volunteers were involved in the program. “With the help of our dedicated volunteers and support from local businesses, Toys for Tots Fort Bend was again a success,” said the coordinator. “This community is so very generous … [Read more...] about Toys for Tots
By LeaAnne Klentzman New Territory resident and Red Light Camera activist takes issue with the City of Sugar Land and its current use of photo enforcement cameras in the city. According to H. F. Van Der Grinten, Founder of the Houston Coalition Against Red Light Cameras the use of red light photo enforcement is systematically unfair and penalizes the driving public if … [Read more...] about Issues remain over current use of red light cameras in Sugar Land
A dispute between Katy neighbors ended last week when the aggressor was convicted of harassment in less than 30 minutes. According to the District Attorney’s Office, “Elisa Merrill Wilson was convicted of Harassment by a jury of her peers on December 16, 2011 after an intense four-day trial.” After 30 minutes of deliberation, the jury found 58 year-old Elisa Wilson of Katy … [Read more...] about Katy woman guilty of harassment; sentenced to one year probation