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City Set to Celebrate Black History In February With a Month-Long Series of Inaugural Festivities

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Missouri City is built on a proud legacy of dedicated and trailblazing pioneers, including African-American politicians, business and home owners, stakeholders and hard-working citizens. The expansive and rich history of these individuals will be celebrated in February as part of the City’s first annual Black History Month Celebration. The theme for this year’s inaugural commemoration […]

2015 State of the City of Rosenberg with Mayor Vincent Morales

Mayor Vincent Morales

The State of the City of Rosenberg with Mayor Vincent Morales will be presented on Thursday, February 12, 2015 in collaboration between the Central Fort Bend Chamber and Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce.  The luncheon will be held at Safari Texas, 11627 FM 1464, Richmond from 11:30 – 1:00 pm. This year’s State of the […]

The heart truth — free heart health screenings at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

Dr. Toussaint Smith

Think of your heart as your body’s delivery system. It pumps out the good stuff—oxygenated and nutrient-rich blood—to every inch of you via a network of arteries. But heart disease throws a wrench into things. “The most common form, coronary heart disease, is the No. 1 cause of death for both men and women in […]

Retired NFL Star hosts 5k to Celebrate Life of Twin Brother & Raise Sickle Cell Awareness

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Fifth Annual Darling Dash to take place Sunday, Feb. 22 As One Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded by retired NFL star and Austin High graduate Devard Darling in memory of the sickle cell-related death of his identical twin brother, Devaughn, will host its 5th Annual Darling Dash 5k on Feb. 23 at Constellation Field in […]

David Crowl named Vice President Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce

David Crowl

David Crowl, Director of Communications at the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce has recently been named Vice President.  David has over five years of experience with the Fort Bend Chamber. “David has always served as a mentor to our new staff members and provides tremendous support to the entire team,” says Keri Schmidt, President & […]

BEAT THE PRESS

THE OFFICE — Look to the left of that tree. It’s another tree, or so I’m supposed to think. That bush was not there last night. Here comes the postman. What do you think he really has in that bag? By the way, do I know you? No, I am not paranoid. I am a […]

Cadet from Sugar Land earns honor

Brice Kolle

Marine Military Academy named freshman Brice Kolle of Sugar Land,  the Cadet of the Month for the Leatherneck Band for December 2014. The cadet who receives this esteemed award is nominated by his band instructor for his exemplary attitude, conduct, academic performance and dedication. In addition to the recognition he received Jan. 16 in front […]

Clements Boys Soccer hopes to repeat

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By Adrian Martin For The Star Nearly a full calendar year ago, the Clements boys soccer team hoisted the Texas 5A state championship. Unfortunately, all good things under the celebratory sun come to an end at some point. With the road signs ahead indicating a long path this season, head coach Todd Ericson-entering his 26th […]

Sugar Land resident named to UCO dean’s honor roll

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Sugar Land resident Ryan Kowalewski has been named to the Dean’s Honor Roll for their work in the fall 2014 semester, a distinction given to those who achieve the highest academic standards. To be included on the Dean’s Honor Roll, a student must record a 3.5 grade point average or better for the semester and […]

Fort Bend ISD teacher reigns as Ms. Texas America 2015

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Crown for a purpose Regina Crafter of Missouri City, preparing for this year’s Ms. American Pageant finals, is Ms. Texas America 2015, a title awarded to her recently by the Ms. America® Pageant.  “I’m your neighbor,” said the 14-year local area resident, who came to Fort Bend from Dayton, Ohio, where she earned her master’s […]

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