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Letters to the Editor 05/20/15

Cub Scout Tiger Den 5, Pack 1882 toured the Fort Bend Star office last week.  (Submitted photo)

Stafford fails test of Democracy in 2015 Those of us who love Stafford and want to serve to advance unity and understanding of the issues have a responsibility to call to task the unethical behavior and offensive racial pandering that was prevalent in the recent City of Stafford and SMSD elections. It is time for […]

COMMENTARY: Our legislature is Austin-tatious

The late columnist Molly Ivins often told the story of Texas House Speaker Gib Lewis addressing a group of wheelchair-bound Texans watching from the House gallery. Lewis ended with, “Now stand and take a bow.” I was in the Texas Senate when Sen. Walter “Mad Dog” Mengden of Houston proclaimed, “And that is the problem, […]

COMMENTARY: Pre-Kindergarten is Good for Texas

Jim Rice
FBISD TRUSTEE

Last fall Scott McClelland, Chair of the Greater Houston Partnership’s Education Advisory Committee and President of the Houston Division of HEB, and Jim Postl, Chairman of the Early Matters Coalition, organized by the Greater Houston Partnership, made a presentation to school board trustees who collectively represent 1.1 million students residing within the greater Houston metropolitan […]

Judith “Judy” Rodriguez Sanchez

Judith “Judy” Rodriguez Sanchez

June 26, 1949 – May 6, 2015 Judy Sanchez of Sugar Land, Texas passed away after a courageous fight with brain cancer on May 6, 2015.  She was surrounded by family and friends who lifted her up with love and prayer at the time of her passing.  Judy was preceded in death by her mother […]

COMMENTARY: FAN FARE FOR THE COMMON FAN

Lynn Ashby

Peter O’Reilly, the NFL’s senior vice president of events, recently visited NRG Stadium, aka Son of the Astrodome, and pronounced the stadium up to speed to host the 2017 Super Bowl. Oh, except for minor improvements like upgrading the stadium’s WiFi, and renovating the club seating and the executive suites. It shouldn’t cost more than […]

Eileen Alaminsky

December 5, 1926 – May 2, 2015 Funeral services for Eileen Alaminsky, 88, of Sugar Land, TX, are set for 11 AM Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at Garmany & Carden Funeral Directors Chapel, 3103 School Street, Needville, TX 77461, with Rev. Jeff Kluttz officiating. Burial will follow in Davis-Greenlawn Cemetery, Rosenberg, TX. Visitation will be […]

Nancy Cooper

April 21, 1957 – April 19, 2015 NANCY COOPER, a resident of Sugar Land for 32 years, went to Heaven on April 19, 2015, where she was welcomed home by her father Marinus Cooper; her beloved niece, Alissa Cooper Schoonmaker; her cousin, Steven Cooper; her grandparents; her aunt and uncle; and many other family members […]

Helen J. Emery

The Lord called home Helen J. Emery on April 29, 2015.  Helen was born in Youngstown, Ohio, the second child of Anthony and Mary (Bilinska) Luszcz.  She graduated from South High School in 1938, graduated from Youngstown University and attended Kent University’s master program. She was married to Kenneth R. Emery of Youngstown from May […]

Reaction to Ashby Column

I just received my copy of The Star today. It was quite refreshing to see that there was not a stupid, silly article by Lynn Ashby, making fun of Texas. If this guy is so against this state, I think he needs to pack his bags, drive through Houston, gather up a few liberal journalists […]

Addressing issues in Richmond…

Very sad to say that the City of Richmond and its building department officials are extremely hostile to small time construction people like myself. We have a small business and started construction at 2201 Thompson Rd. Richmond Texas, a small strip shopping place. After so much struggle with the city and spending so many thousands […]

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