The status quo of a couple of the political locals is changing as is to be expected in the game of life, where you get to create what you do. It was just the other day that the work agendas of the politicos appeared to be copacetic – in other words, ducky fine. In mid-July, there was a political insights program at Safari Texas with four elected state legislative officials … [Read more...] about Let’s take stock of area’s state representatives
Here’s hoping that the insulting political divisiveness witnessed at the national level does not make it to Fort Bend County, where there has been a political shift within the last year. Local elections in this area have been non-partisan in the past, but that is no longer the case. Political affiliation is now front and center. The county and its municipalities, for the … [Read more...] about Has area’s political facelift been change for better or worse?
Former Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell (right), author of “Lone Survivor,” shares the stage for a moment with auctioneer James Patterson at the Fort Bend Literacy Council’s seventh annual fundraiser on March 29 at Safari Texas Ranch. The organization reports that the record-breaking event presented by The Fred and Mabel R. Parks Foundation raised more than $170,000 that evening in … [Read more...] about Lone Survivor author supports Literacy Council
As we wrap up the country’s Women in History Month honoring women’s contributions to society, the Fort Bend Star salutes the leadership, strength, courage and achievements of Mary Favre, a First Colony resident, who came to Sugar Land 25 years ago. Little did she know that the day would come when she would be at the helm of the policy making board of the First Colony … [Read more...] about Star Spotter
KP George is sworn in as Fort Bend County Judge on Jan. 1 by 387th District Court Judge Brenda Mullinix. George and other local judges and officials who were elected Nov. 6 attended a swearing-in ceremony at the Fort Bend County Justice Center. George became the first South Asian to become a county judge in Texas. (Photo by Elsa Malakoff Maxey) … [Read more...] about Historic honor