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Richmond’s Freeman Town Park begins taking shape

The City of Richmond’s Freeman Town Park should soon see heavy construction beginning as the construction contract was awarded to South Pool and Spa at a recent Commission meeting. This new park, located near Burnet Street and South 7th Street (just east of the T.W. Davis YMCA property) in what is known as Freeman Town, […]

Travis High School senior takes final bow with Houston Repertoire Ballet

By Donna Hill For the Fort Bend Star The Houston Repertoire Ballet (HRB), Houston’s premier pre-professional ballet company, presents the spring performance Celebration of Dance, which features Act II of the ballet classic “Swan Lake,” along with the premiere of “Racketty-Packetty House,” Saturday, April 29, at 2 p.m. and Sunday, April 30, at 2 p.m. […]

Missouri City man gets 40 years for sex assaults

On April 7, 240th District Court Judge Chad Bridges sentenced Fadhil Al Musawi to 20 years in prison on each of two sexual assault charges. After sentencing the 45-year-old Missouri City man to the maximum prison time allowed in each case, the court stacked the sentences and ordered that they be served consecutively – resulting […]

Pet of the Week 04/19/17

Hello, my name is Ronnie.  I am a black and white Australian shepherd mix and I am about 3 and a half years old.  Come by and see me today.  I would love to meet you.

Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation announces new seat cushions

Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation (SLCAF) recently announced it has placed beautiful and comfortable new cushions in the Sugar Land Auditorium. The Take a Seat campaign to add the cushions to the original 394-seat auditorium began in 2016 and with the support of the community, patrons can now enjoy the performing arts in comfort. The […]

Secretary of Commerce presents national award to Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross presented Senior Vice President and CEO of Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Greg Haralson with the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award during the annual Quest for Excellence Conference in Baltimore, Md., on April 2. Memorial Hermann Sugar Land is the first Houston healthcare organization, and only the third in Texas, […]


MARCH 5, 1935 – APRIL 13, 2017 James McFrancis Crumb, Sr., went to be with his Lord and Savior on April 13, 2017. He was born March 5, 1935 in Des Moines, Iowa to Carrell and Catherine (Sellers) Crumb. James was an excellent provider and was devoted and loyal to his family. He had many […]


JANUARY 15, 1923 – APRIL 5, 2017 Alice Ehrlich Jacqmin of Sugar Land, Texas passed away peacefully at home Wednesday, April 5, 2017. She was born in Flandreau, South Dakota on January 15, 1923 to Earl and Fae Ehrlich Wheeler. After graduating from Gallia Academy High School, Gallipolis, Ohio, in 1940, Alice attended Miami University in […]


Farmer Keenan Hooper of Loam Agronomics gives a farm tour during the farm’s grand opening event March 26 near Richmond. The 288-acre sustainable farm grows organic vegetables (certification is pending) and is operated by The Edible Group, the parent company that owns Edible Earth Resources, Agmenity and Farmstead. For more information, visit

TSTC cyber security students form campus’ first student club

Inspired by the most common computer error, the 404 Computer Club was formed making it the first official student club at Texas State Technical College in Fort Bend County. The 404 Computer Club was founded by four cyber security technology students, placing it under the program’s umbrella. “We wanted a creative name but something (computer […]

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