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Stafford robot performs well in regional competition

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star In front of 2,300 robot fans at the FIRST Robotics Lone Star Central Regional, the Stafford Spartans robotics team, in only its second year of competition, rallied in the final round of qualifying to reach the 14th seeding slot, but faded in their last two matches and […]

Keep Sugar Land Beautiful honored with Sustained Excellence Award

Compiled by Joe Southern Keep Sugar Land Beautiful was recently honored with a Sustained Excellence Award at the Governor’s Community Achievement Awards (GCAA), one of the most prestigious annual environmental awards in Texas. Ten communities won the top GCAA honors with Sugar Land and Katy being among the 37 that scored above a 90 for […]

Cullinan Park Conservancy hires first executive director

Cullinan Park Conservancy (CPC) recently welcomed Angie Wierzbicki as its first executive director. Wierzbicki officially assumed the part-time role on Feb. 15. “The conservancy board is excited to take this next step with the organization and for this position to be filled by Angie,” said Gary Tuma, CPC President. “As the conservancy has now surpassed […]

Cullinan Park development donations top $1 million

Sugar Land City Council recently approved a contribution of more than $573,700 from the Cullinan Park Conservancy. The contribution builds on $500,000 provided from the conservancy last year for the future development of Cullinan Park – 754 acres of mostly inaccessible forest and wetlands north of Sugar Land Regional Airport. The conservancy will continue fundraising […]

All in the family: Couple leads local environmental efforts

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Paul and Angie Wierzbicki moved to Fort Bend County in 2008 when Paul was hired as Missouri City’s first city forester. In February, Angie was hired as the Cullinan Park Conservancy’s first executive director, making them Fort Bend County’s leading environmental family. The environment, or more specifically how people interact with […]

Distracted driving ordinance begins

Sugar Land’s newly approved distracted driving ordinance took effect Monday. The new law prohibits the use of portable electronic devices while driving a vehicle in Sugar Land unless the device is in hands-free mode or being used for an emergency. Portable electronic devices include mobile phones, personal digital assistants, MP3s or other hand-held music players, […]

Learning to smile is something I can sink my teeth into

Learning how to smile isn’t an easy thing to do. Seriously, I’ve spent the first five decades of my life ashamed of my teeth and doing everything I could to hide them. Last month, however, the braces that I had been wearing for nearly two and a half years came off. For the first time […]

Pet of the Week 03/22/17

Hello!  My name is Leo.  I am a tan and white catahoula leopard mix and I am about 1 and a half years old.  Come by and visit with me.  I would love to meet you!

JUNE BROUSSARD

March 1, 1928  –  March 11, 2017 “On the evening of March 11, 2017, Beloved Wife, Mother, and friend, June Broussard expired while surrounded by her husband of 70 years, Bob Broussard of Missouri City, TX, daughters Diane Kennedy and Becky Broussard and son Bobby Broussard Jr. June was loved by everyone she touched in […]

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

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