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Pet of the Week 07/01/15

Briana

Meet Briana. Briana is a 10 week old female, long-haired girl. Like most kittens Briana is playful and very loving. Did you know that having a cat in your life can be beneficial for your physical health and emotional well-being? From lowering your blood pressure and cholesterol to easing feelings of anxiety, stress, depression and […]

Letters to the Editor 07/01/15

Response to home invasions (from FortBendStar.com) With South Asians being primary targets for these kinds of robberies, there should be more patrolling done to keep the neighborhoods safer. Random people coming up to the homes to “sell” something are only using that as a cover to see who is home and who is not and […]

Pet of the Week 06/24/15

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Meet Jerry. This one year old border collie/lab-mix is all about having fun! Jerry’s enthusiasm sometimes gets away from him, so a family with really young children might not be ideal. However, someone who enjoys brisk daily walks or jogs would make Jerry so happy. Jerry gets along well with other dogs–in fact, he still […]

TAKE IT ON THE LAMB

Lynn Ashby

Mary had a little lamb, its fleece was white as snow; and everywhere that Mary went, the lamb was sure to go. It followed her to school one day, which was against the rule; It made the children laugh and play, to see a lamb at school. — Sarah Josepha Hale Associated Press – A […]

Pet of the Week 06/17/15

Topher

Meet Topher. This 2 month old pointer-mix is ready to romp and play in his new home. Topher is expected to grow to the size of a lab and he and his littermates love to spend all day playing and napping–now that’s the life! Pointers are known to be sweet, gentle and polite when welcoming […]

Letter to the Editor 06/17/15

I am, once again, sick at my stomach after trying to protest my real estate taxes in Fort Bend. I just purchased a home in a one street neighborhood.  All but one of the homes in on about the same sized lot. All have similar quality of construction, even though the square footages differ. But, […]

STATUE OF LIMITATIONS

Lynn Ashby

If we could change history, I probably would have picked Poland over Germany and given Custer the edge. Alas, we must make do with what we have. That is why students at The University of Texas at Austin — henceforth known as The (The is part of the name) University or UT — should leave […]

JOSEPH JOHN STIBORA

JOSEPH JOHN STIBORA

August 26, 1930  – June 12, 2015 Joseph John Stibora III passed away June 12, 2015, with his family present. He was born to Adella Cook and Joe Stibora on August 26, 1930, on a farm near Ellinger, Texas. He received his primary and secondary education at the Ellinger Public School, Ellinger,Texas, and at La […]

Irlene Washington Brown

Irlene Washington Brown

March 14, 1928 – May 28, 2015 Mrs. Irene Washington Brown, residing at the Spring Branch Transitional Care Nursing Home in Houston, quietly joined her Creator on Thursday, May 28, 2015. She was born in Terry, Mississippi in 1928 to Irene and Earnest Washington.  She had 16 brothers and sisters of which now only one […]

Virginia Kathryn Meier

Virginia Kathryn Meier

April 30, 1933 – June 14, 2015 Virginia “Ginger” Kathryn Meier peacefully moved from life to new life on June 14, 2015, at the age of 82.  Born on April 30, 1933, in Ryan, OK., Ginger grew up in Ryan and eventually moved to Hollywood, CA.  There she met Jay Meier; they married on March […]

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