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Haralson to lead Memorial Hermann Southwest and Sugar Land hospitals

Gary Kerr Sr. Vice President and CEO of Memorial Herman Southwest set to retire July 2017 Memorial Hermann has announced Greg Haralson as the new Senior Vice President (SVP) and CEO of Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, in addition to his current role as SVP and CEO of Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. Haralson will succeed […]

Pet of the Week 02/15/17

Hello! My name is Rambo. I am a brindle colored akita mix and I am almost 2 am a half years old. Come by and see me. I would love to meet you!

Super food bank volunteers

Nine Stafford High students, KJ Bodwin, Cesar Benitez, Miguel Aguilar, Josh Pamugo, Jason Pamugo, Terence Boxie, Carl Flowers
Kody Gums and TuShawn Wilson, participated in a Houston Food Bank event to help families in need on Super Bowl Sunday. The students were joined by a trio of NFL players – Jeff Allen (Houston Texans), D’Qwell Jackson […]

Rep. Miller appointed to serve on appropriations, human services committees

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus recently announced that State Rep. Rick Miller (R-Sugar Land) was selected to serve on the House Committee on Appropriations and the House Committee on Human Services. The House Appropriations Committee has 26 members from across the state and it is primarily responsible for working on the state budget. That is […]

Keep Texas Beautiful return on investment study highlights major savings to Texas taxpayers

Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) announced the findings of its recent return on investment (ROI) study, highlighting significant savings to Texas taxpayers through its widespread cleanup programs and activities. The study, conducted by environmental consulting firm Burns and McDonnell, is the first of its kind in KTB’s 50 years of service to the state. Burns and […]

Super Bowl to bring tourists to Sugar Land; city prepares

Sugar Land is preparing for a unique opportunity to showcase the city to an international audience as visitors arrive for Super Bowl weekend. With approximately 400 reservations (which translates to 200 aircraft on the ground) received by GlobalSelect at Sugar Land Regional Airport, visitors from throughout the world will arrive this week at the airport […]

Cousins erupts again as Flutie beats him in charity flag football game

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star In front of a standing room only crowd at Katy’s Rhodes Stadium, 54-year old Doug Flutie led his team to a second consecutive victory over Kirk Cousins, starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins, in a celebrity touch football game where the proceeds go to veterans with mental […]

Sugar Land Airport busy with big game traffic

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Last Sunday after the Super Bowl ended, over 100 private jets departed from the Sugar Land Airport, and on Monday, the airport had over 155 departures as the last of the Super Bowl fans left the Houston area. “We began planning for last weekend over a year […]

Houston, we have a Super Bowl

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com It was a superb ending to a super week in Houston. The city and the region played host to Super Bowl LI, which saw the New England Patriots make a dramatic come-from-behind, overtime victory over the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 at NRG Stadium. The exciting game capped an exciting year for Houston, […]

Missouri City hosts Super Bowl tailgate party

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star On Sunday, Missouri City, in conjunction with the NFL Hall of Fame Players Association, held a Super Bowl pre-game tailgate party at the City Centre. “We are holding a tailgate party to benefit our new parks foundation and the Hall of Fame Players Association. It’s an opportunity […]

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