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First Colony Patriots registering players


The First Colony Patriots Youth Football team is now registering boys and girls for the 2015 season. The club invites football fans ages 5-12 years to enroll by April 1 to participate in spring training. To register, players may contact the club’s registrar Lois Brooks at Open registration for all levels, including flag, freshmen, […]

FB Co Sheriff’s Office team gets 2015 best spaghetti title


28th annual Exchange Club of SL spaghetti dinner about fundraising fun By Elsa Maxey Fluor Daniel’s packed cafeteria Friday evening, Feb. 20, 2015 in support of the Exchange Club of Sugar Land’s annual Spaghetti Dinner affirms that sense of cohesiveness and belonging in the local community backing good causes. In keeping with the event’s program […]

Grand jury no bills Fort Bend deputies in Chambers boat case

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By Michael Sudhalter Two Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office deputies have returned to regular duty after a grand jury in Chambers County no-billed them on charges of Official Oppression last week. The deputies had been on paid leave, pending the Chambers County investigation. After the no-bill was announced, Deputy Gregory Goode received a three-day suspension […]

Civil Servant of the Week: Clements High’s Mike Madden


Editor’s Note: This story is the second of three in a series about local efforts to “Never Forget” about the atrocities of the Holocaust, in which six million Jewish people were brutally murdered in Europe. By Michael Sudhalter Mike Madden’s life changed when he took a trip to Israel in the late 1990s. The […]

DEVELOPMENT NOTEBOOK: KIPP Houston charter school coming to Fort Bend County

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By Subhrata Barot For The Star KIPP Houston Public Charter Schools is opening a new location in Fort Bend County. The new school, formally called KIPP Unity Primary, will grow to serve over 1,200 students and is set to open in the Fort Bend area the fall of 2015. KIPP is a national network of […]

Students honored by Fort Bend Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution


Good Citizen Award and American History and Christopher Columbus Essay Contest The Fort Bend Chapter of the D.A.R. honored students Jan 25 at the George Memorial Library. The students who were chosen by their high schools as Good Citizens are Madeline Allen, Ridge Point; Tabitha Coco, Marshall; Ariel Wyatt, Hightower; and Theodora VO, Kempner. Theodora VO […]

Athlete Spotlight: Elkins High’s Ayesha Wahid


By Michael Sudhalter Elkins High senior Ayesha Wahid played a key role in the Knights’ historic playoff victory on Feb. 17. The Knights edged George Ranch, 44-38, in the first round of the UIL Class 5A playoffs to earn their first postseason victory in four years, and its first playoff win under head coach […]


Lynn Ashby

MOSCOW — No, this one is in deep East Texas, a pleasant little town and the Gateway to Alto. But don’t tell anyone I’m here, especially the Texas Legislature. Let’s start at the beginning. Remember the Alamo? That is a question, not a battle cry. The old mission will soon be the One World Government […]

Advice about dental care will give you something to chew on


Dear Tabby, I’ve heard friends talk about taking their dog to the vet to have his teeth cleaned. I’ve never taken my 9 year old dog for a teeth cleaning…should I? Thinking about teeth in Telfair Dear Thinking about teeth, As you probably know, humans should visit their dentist twice a year for a dental […]

Crime rate in Sugar Land hits historic low

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Part 1 crimes in Sugar Land decreased 12.75 percent last year while the City’s five-year trend shows an overall decrease of more than 26 percent.  The results were included in the Sugar Land Police Department’s 2014 Annual Report and placed Sugar Land’s crime rate at a 20-year historic low. Last year, Sugar Land was named […]

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