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Post Oak Bancshares buying The State Bank of Texas


Post Oak Bancshares, Inc. announced Friday that it will acquire Houston-based The State Bank of Texas. According to the terms of the agreement, Post Oak Bancshares, Inc. ($1.128 billion in total assets as of Dec. 31) will acquire all of the outstanding stock of The State Bank of Texas in a stock and cash transaction. […]


(Photo by Max Siker)

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is sacked by Houston Texans defenders during the AFC Divisional Playoff game Saturday. Although the top-ranked defense kept the Texans close for most of the game, the Patriots pulled away in the fourth quarter 34-16 to advance to the AFC Championship game next weekend.


May 9, 1953 •  January 4, 2017   Nathan Clark Blydenburgh III of Sugar Land, Texas passed away January 4, 2017. Nathan was born May 9, 1953 in Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas to Nathan Clark Blydenburgh, Jr. and Dorthy Juanita Mathes Blydenburgh. Nathan was an employee of the Richard L. Jones Company in Stafford, Texas for […]

Houston Rodeo bringing new, favorite acts to rotating stage


More than half of the star-studded entertainer lineup scheduled to perform at RodeoHouston will take the rotating stage for the first time in 2017. “With a number of RodeoHouston veterans and entertainers who are new to the rotating stage, the March entertainment schedule is set,” said Joel Cowley, president and CEO of the Houston Livestock […]

Pet of the Week 01/18/17


Hello, my name is Roxy. I am a black and tan Chow Chow mix and I am just over 5 years old! Come by and see me today. I would love to meet you!

Clancy’s is an Irish pub with a Texas soul


By Joe Southern Originally intended to be an Irish pub, Clancy’s Public House in Richmond has become a local favorite restaurant and watering hole. According to chef Brad Pitre, when owner Sean Bielstein and his father Sandy opened Clancy’s almost two years ago, it was meant to be an Irish pub that also served […]

Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation holding gala


Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation (SLCAF) will hold its 2017 “In High Gear” Gala at Safari Texas on Jan. 21. Collaborating on this year’s “high geared” show that is sure to rev up the entire audience are Roy Hamlin, former Artistic Director of TUTS, and musical director, John Cornelius. Honorees for the 2017 Gala are […]

Incumbents file for city council, school board


Complied by Joe Southern Several incumbents have field for re-election to the Sugar Land City Council and the Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees. The election will be held May 6. Sugar Land Councilman Steve Porter announced his re-election bid last week. Since then, a flood of announcements have been made by incumbents of […]

Sugar Land Home and Garden Show coming to Stafford Centre

Last year’s Sugar Land Home & Garden Show. (File Photo)

By Joe Southern As people take down their holiday decorations and make plans for the coming year, thoughts may turn to home improvement or perhaps some landscaping projects. If so, the 7th annual Sugar Land Home and Garden Show is the place to be. The show will be held Jan. 28-29 – the gap […]

Sugar Land to address 2016 accomplishments, vision for the future


Sugar Land will partner with the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce to present a State of the City Address focusing on the City’s 2016 accomplishments. This is the ninth year that the City has presented an annual summary of activities to citizens. The community is invited to attend the program to be held Jan. 19 […]

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