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McCutcheon running for Sugar Land City Council

Carol McCutcheon, a 23-year resident and community leader in Sugar Land, is running for Sugar Land City Council Member District 4 in the May 6 election. “We want to continue to attract high-quality businesses to Sugar Land so we can maintain one of the lowest tax rates in the state,” she said. “However, it is […]

Fort Bend Star Christmas Greetings

Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year! From the Management and Staff of Fort Bend Star Newspaper – Fort Bend & Katy Business Journal and Star Digital Studios .

JAMES FRANK WHITE, JR.

James Frank White, Jr. (93) Frank White Jr. was born September 21, 1923 in Saltillo, Tennessee to Frank and Cella White. He moved to Texas in 1925, in time for the 1930’s census. He graduated from Bay City High School in 1947, after serving in World War II in the US Army Air Corps. He obtained a […]

HERMAN DEE TEER

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.

Sugar Land sets tax rate for $260 million budget

Council to vote Sept. 20 By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com 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 […]

@FtBendAthletics: Marshall stuns Klein in OT

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 […]

Five Skeeters to play in All-Star Game

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 […]

Officials say worst of flooding still to come

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 […]

Free Comic Book Day fun a local shops

  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 to close on Friday for funeral

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 […]

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