December 23, 1927 • September 17, 2016 – Herman Dee Teer 88, passed away September 17, 2016 at home in Conroe, Texas. He was a former resident of Missouri City and owner of Teers Barber Shop. Survivors include his wife, Sarah and daughters Dani and Shirley of Conroe, Texas. 2 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Council to vote Sept. 20 By Joe Southern firstname.lastname@example.org The Sugar Land City Council will vote Sept. 20 to keep the city’s tax rate at $.31595, the same as last year, which will raise taxes 3.57 percent due to increased property tax values. According to Jennifer Brown, the city’s finance director, the average Sugar Land […]
By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star – Here is the rundown of Fort Bend ISD football for the week: Marshall 32, Klein 31 A low scoring defensive battle turned into a shoot-out in the fourth quarter as Marshall defeated Klein 32-31 in overtime. Running back Antonio Brooks scored on a 48-yard run in […]
By Bill McCaughey | For The Fort Bend Star – Jeremy Barfield, Travis Scott, Andrew Johnston, Derrick Loop and Robbie Weinhardt will represent the Sugar Land Skeeters in the Atlantic League All-Star Game at Lancaster, Penn. Barfield, an outfielder, and Scott, a catcher, were chosen by league officials, coaching staffs and media voting, while pitchers […]
By Joe Southern Hold onto your hip waders, if you think the flooding from the Brazos River is bad now, just wait; the worst is yet to come. Emergency management officials in Fort Bend County held a press conference Wednesday in Richmond to warn people that with up to eight inches of rain forecast in […]
Story and photos by Joe Southern Free Comic Book Day is held the first Saturday in May each year and this year local comic book stores were packed with people picking up their free comics, parading in costumes, meeting artists and enjoying other festivities. Two stores in Fort Bend County, Bedrock City Comics in […]
Stafford MSD will be closed on Friday, May 6 in observance of head baseball coach Michael Mesa’s funeral and viewing. Here is an official statement from Stafford MSD Superintendent Dr. Robert Bostic: “With respect to students, athletes, colleagues, friends and most importantly, the Mesa Family, we have decided to close the district on Friday, May […]
October 29, 1936 – March 29, 2016 Mary Lou Blackwell Thatcher, 10/29/1936 to 3/29/2016. A visitation will begin Saturday, April 2 at 10AM. A graveside service will follow at noon. All services will be held at Woodlawn Funeral Home. For a detailed obituary see www.woodlawnfh.com.
Inspiration Stage presents their Inaugural Musical of the 2015-2016 Adult Season and the 20th anniversary of RENT by Johnathan Larson. February 5 – 14, 2016 Inspiration Stage’s production of RENT begins the 2015-2016 adult season at Historic Sugar Land Auditorium (226 Lakeview Dr), February 5 – 14, 2016. Award winning musical, written by Johnathan Larson […]
By Michael Sudhalter email@example.com – With 233 students and a brand new campus, KIPP Public Charter Schools hopes to make an impact with its first foray into Fort Bend County. KIPP Unity Primary and KIPP West Academy Middle School opened last month at 8500 Hwy. 6 South, just south of the Harris County line. “I […]