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OPENING WEEKEND SCHEDULE

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Thursday’s games Katy Seven Lakes at Travis  (Mercer), 6 p.m. Brazosport at Willowridge (Hall), 7 p.m. Austin at Klein Forest, 7 p.m. Friday’s games Dulles at North Forest, 7 p.m. East Bernard at Stafford, 7 p.m. Marshall at Houston Madison, 7 p.m. Bellaire at Elkins (Mercer), 7 p.m. Ridge Point at Clear Creek, 7 p.m. […]

Thirteen local schools to begin season this weekend

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com You’d be hard-pressed to find an area with better football programs – from top to bottom – than Fort Bend County. Need proof of that? The seven Fort Bend ISD schools that reached the playoffs last season won their opener. And Stafford High did, too. The Star’s football preview is just […]

La Leche League of Fort Bend is looking for new members

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Do you have questions about breastfeeding? You are not alone! While natural, breastfeeding is a learned art. Research shows that the biggest factors in a mother’s breastfeeding success are her determination and access to good information and support. If questions come up during your pregnancy or after your baby is born, you are welcome to […]

NOT SAM’S CLUB

Lynn Ashby

THE MAILBOX – Here is more junk mail plus the usual ransom notices, threatening letters from debt collectors and former friends – I didn’t actually know my dog was rabid. What’s this? A letter from my Congressman, how nice, I guess, because it reminds me of a recent news article about Congress, specifically about the […]

Arming teachers? Let’s find a middle ground solution…

Michael Sudhalter

We all care about children’s safety, so any ideas or solutions to further that goal come from a good place. In a nation where politics can be often become bitter and divisive, it’s important that we acknowledge and evaluate ideas that are presented before us. Missouri City resident/business owner Kris Allfrey was an unsuccessful candidate […]

Civil Servant of the Week: FBSO’s Ron Skarpa

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com If an alligator or snake shows up at a house, yard or public place, law enforcement strongly emphasizes that residents call them rather than dealing with it directly. And if he’s on duty, there’s a good chance that Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office deputy Ron Skarpa will be among the deputies responding […]

Fraud case

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The Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a case last Wednesday where residents received a disconcerting phone call. The resident said a caller claimed he was with the IRS office in Washington, D.C. and was  doing an audit The caller tried to extract personal information from resident, who filed a report with Sheriff’s. No […]

Forgery case

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Two Houston men were arrested and charged with forgery by Sugar Land Police at 1:20 p.m. on Aug. 19 at the First Colony Mall. Calvin Wayne Green Jr., 24, and Chimene Chiwei Hamilton Onyeri, 26, were detained after they allegedly attempted to use counterfeit main to pay for merchandise at the mall.

Wade arrested for assault

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Missouri City police arrested Adam Tyree Wade and charged him with assault in the 9000 block of Bolton at 12:03 p.m. on Aug. 17. A female alleged that Wade, 34, assaulted her, and officers at the scene determined there was probably cause to make an arrest. According to officers, the assault could be upgraded to […]

Crime stoppers award

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Fort Bend County Crimes Stoppers, Inc. will pay up to $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect believed to be associated with a large marijuana cultivation operation. The person of interest is Benigno Ramirez, a Hispanic male. Ramirez is a Mexican national from Michoacan, Mexico. He is 5-feet, 6-inches to 5-feet, […]

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