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FBISD names new schools after longtime educators, fallen firefighter

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 The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees unanimously agreed to name the District’s newest elementary schools after Carolyn and Vernon Madden, two longtime Fort Bend ISD educators, and Anne McCormick Sullivan, a Fort Bend ISD graduate who gave her life in the line of duty. Carolyn and Vernon Madden Elementary will open in August of […]

Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office partners in sting that arrests 12 child sex crime suspects

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The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office and partners in the Houston Metro Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) concluded special operations over a three-day period last week that led to the arrest of 12 suspects. The objective of the operation was to identify and arrest individuals engaging in the solicitation or online sexual exploitation […]

Ridge Point football assistant accepts Lamar Consolidated head coaching job

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Lamar CISD’s Board of Trustees has approved Rick LaFavers as the Head Football Coach and Campus Coordinator for Lamar Consolidated High School. LaFavers has 18 years of coaching experience, including time in the SEC, Big 12, C-USA and Mountain West conferences, along with FCS (NCAA Football Championship Subdivision) and Texas high schools. LaFavers coached and […]

Report: Missouri City PD investigating inappropriate behavior allegations at Marshall

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Three Marshall High School employees, including a teacher, face inappropriate behavior allegations, a Fort Bend Independent School District spokesperson told our news partner, KHOU Channel 11. “We want to assure our parents and community members that we take all allegations very seriously. While these alleged incidents are not related, it is concerning that multiple staff members […]

Sugar Land Skeeters add new players

Sugar Land Skeeters pitcher Matt Wright led the franchise to its first-ever postseason victory last week against the York Revolution. The Skeeters edged York, 3-2, in the division championship series to qualify for the Atlantic League Championship Series, which began Tuesday in Sugar Land. (Photo by Michael Sudhalter)

The Sugar Land Skeeters and manager Gary Gaetti are excited to announce the addition of six new players to the 2015 squad, including three players with Major League Baseball experience. Right-handed pitchers Shane Loux, Sean Gallagher and Andrew Carpenter add to the array of arms the Skeeters can call on while Patrick Palmeiro, Kevin Russo […]

Skeeters individual tickets on sale now

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Tickets for the upcoming 2015 Sugar Land Skeeters season will go on sale Monday, March 23 at Constellation Field and online at SugarLandSkeeters.com. The Skeeters begin the 2015 Atlantic League season at home on Thursday, April 23. “We can’t wait to get fans back into the ballpark for Skeeters baseball,” said Chris Jones, General Manager […]

Donations Fund Universally Accessible Playground in Sugar Land

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Sugar Land City Council recently accepted a $200,000 donation toward the construction of the City’s first universally accessible playground Project at First Colony Park. The funding was raised through a capital campaign launched by the Sugar Land Legacy Foundation, a non-profit community group that works with individuals, corporations, trusts and others interested in making charitable, […]

Tree Trimming inspections to ensure public safety

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The city of Sugar Land will conduct neighborhood tree inspections beginning in late March to ensure compliance with City codes. Low-hanging branches can prevent access for large vehicles such as fire trucks, ambulances and garbage trucks. An inspection schedule is available at www.sugarlandtx.gov/treemaintenance, and signs will be posted at subdivision entrances prior to the start […]

TIRR Memorial Hermann is offering outpatient rehabilitation in Sugar Land

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TIRR Memorial Hermann is known around the world for its state-of-the-art rehabilitation care and is now offering its outpatient services in Sugar Land. TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation at Sugar Land provides a comprehensive range of therapeutic services to adults and children, all customized and tailored to meet the patient’s needs and goals. The new […]

Sheriff’s Office: Four-year-old boy drowns near Rosenberg

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The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal drowning incident Wednesday afternoon just north of Rosenberg. At 2:25 p.m., Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a drowning call in the 1300 block of Cumings Road. A 4—year-old boy was found by a family member in a pond behind the house at that address. The […]

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