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Easing fears about Ebola and your pets

Dear Tabby, With all this talk about Ebola, I’m worried about the disease spreading to (or from) my pets. Is it possible for Ebola to pass from human to pet (or vice versa)? Concerned in Cross Creek Ranch Dear Concerned, Everywhere you turn, everyone is talking about Ebola, so I don’t blame you one bit for […]

Letter to the Editor

Dear Fort Bend Star Editor: I wanted to follow up to your recent commentary “The Importance of the FBISD Bond Election”. I appreciate you taking the time to research the issue and applaud you using the Fort Bend Star in a responsible manner to highlight the importance of this bond referendum to our community. I […]

St. Laurence Catholic Church to add $12.9 million Parish Life Center

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St. Laurence Catholic Church, the oldest Catholic church in Sugar Land, will add a $12.9 million Ave Maria Parish Life Center adjacent to the church itself at 3103 Sweetwater Blvd. next October. St. Laurence opened in October 1985 with 500 families and has expanded to 7,000 families today. The new Parish Life Center replaces two […]

Northern Exposure

Lynn Ashby

THE CAFÉE – Ah, yes, a little French music, French soup, croissants, and I can’t understand a word the yuppies at the next table are saying. Is this Paris? No. Louisiana? Not exactly. This is Olive + Gourmando on the corner of some street names I can’t pronounce. This is Montreal, which most Americans also mispronounce. […]

Elizabeth Jane (Russell) Mason

October 27, 1937 – October 11, 2014 Elizabeth Jane (Russell) Mason, age 76, of Missouri City, Texas, went to be with her Savior, Jesus Christ, on Saturday, October 11, 2014.  She was born October 27, 1937, in North Adams, Massachusetts. Liz was one of 8 children and spent most of her formative years in Bennington, […]

Mabel Howard Kozlovsky

May 19, 1929 – October 5, 2014 A Graveside Service for Mabel Howard Kozlovsky, 85, of Sugar Land, TX, is set for 12 Noon Thursday, October 9, 2014, at Davis-Greenlawn Cemetery, Rosenberg, TX. Visitation will be 10 – 11:00 AM Thursday, October 9, 2014, at Garmany & Carden Funeral Directors Chapel, 1201 Fourth Street, Rosenberg, […]

Help Fort Bend ISD Plan for the Future

As a public school district, Fort Bend ISD is dependent upon the active collaboration of our parents and community as the administration and Board of Trustees consider decisions that will impact schools and the overall district. Right now, the District is busy communicating information about the November 4, 2014 Bond Election, and the administration has […]

Guns ‘N’ Poses

Lynn Ashby

Dear neighbors, Some of you have been asking your board of directors about our new Running Rats Acres Police Department or RRAPD, the occasional M1Abrams tanks you see on our streets, and I’ll get to the drones in a minute. You have asked, “I didn’t even know we had a police department although we could […]

Robert R. Jones

Robert R. Jones

February 8, 1922 – September 19, 2014 Robert R. Jones, passed away peacefully on September 19, 2014. He was born February 8, 1922 in Windham, Ohio. Robert graduated from Warren Township High School as their class valedictorian and attended the University of Akron. He worked in Sales for Bellows Valvaire. Robert was a member of […]

OPINION: A student’s perspective on Homecoming

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By Delphine Ogbebor Homecoming is a tradition in the United States for welcoming back graduated students or commonly known as Alumni. It is usually centered on an event which is typically a Friday night football game, followed by a Homecoming Dance. Homecoming has different meanings to different students. Some are in it for the football […]

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