Sheriff’s Department radios out of the box

eBay sale possible By Elsa Maxey An approval payment request for Motorola radios for the sheriff’s department brings into focus a process that may leave an incoming elected official with equipment he may not want. That could mean an unnecessary expense on the part of Fort Bend County taxpayers. Incoming Sheriff Troy Nehels is the […]

Storage units burglarized

By LeaAnne Klentzman Storage units across west Fort Bend County have been the latest targets of looting burglars. In a Special Crime Alert, Sheriff’s spokesman, Bob Haenel, said at least two west side Fort Bend County multiple storage rental facilities have been the target of thieves and vandals. He said the first episode was on […]

Bank robbers snagged with help from a witness

By LeaAnne Klentzman Actions by an alert deputy and an astute witness result in the arrest of two bank robbers. Last Wednesday afternoon, at about 3:30 pm, Deputy K. Barrett was patrolling in the 9600 block of State Highway 6 S. near Bissonnet when he saw a man with a baseball cap and towel covering […]

Gregory Thomas “Luke” Leyden

Gregory Thomas “Luke” Leyden, 82, beloved father, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed away on November 30, 2012.  He was born on November 12, 1930 to Lincoln and Catherine Leyden in Chicago, Illinois. Greg reminisced fondly about his high school days at Immaculate Conception. His athletic endeavors included football, basketball, and baseball. Class reunions and friendships from […]

MCPD Chief Joel Fitzgerald addresses WCMC Holiday Luncheon

Missouri City Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald was the guest speaker at the WCMC Annual Holiday Luncheon, held this year at the historic Dew House. The ladies of the club presented the Chief with a sleigh full of toys for underprivileged children, as well as presented Ursula Chester of Home Instead Senior Care with lap blankets to benefit the […]

Ansley Boarman signs National Letter of Intent

Clements High School senior tennis player, Ansley Boarman, signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Abilene Christian University. She will attend the university on a tennis scholarship and will play for the Wildcats. Boarman has an impressive tournament record. In July 2012, she won the Raveneaux Junior Singles Championship Girls’ 18 singles. In April, […]

Richmond’s Fire Dept. welcomes new recruits!

Richmond Fire Chief Michael Youngblood and City Manager Terri Vela introduces the Richmond’s newest firefighters: Pictured from left to right:  Maurice Williams, Christopher Clayton, and Steven McGilbery.

Join Missouri City for a City Centre Celebration

The “Show Me City” is planning three special grand opening events for the new City Centre at Quail Valley. The first is an official ribbon-cutting ceremony set for Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 6 p.m. inside the elegant facility, which is located at 2880 La Quinta Dr. All residents are encouraged to attend. Festivities will also […]

Skeeters launch eight game plan sales; LL fundraising; game worn jerseys

The Sugar Land Skeeters announced today that the club launched the sale of  their widely-popular, eight-game ticket plans to the public this week, just in time for the holiday season. Each ticket plan consists of eight, pre-determined games which include a minimum of one fireworks game and the opportunity for priority purchasing of playoff tickets. […]

It’s voluntary, stupid!

Dear Editor, The front page article on red light camera violations in the Wednesday, December 5, 2012 edition contains a disturbing and misleading false assertion by the City of Sugar Land spokesperson Mr. Doug Adolph. Mr. Adolph says “The city of Sugar Land works with a collection agency for the collection of past due violations.” […]

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