Stories written by FortBendStar

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!


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

Spur 5 closed for new connector project

Beginning last Friday, the Texas Department of Transportation closed Spur 5 going northbound on the I-45 Gulf Freeway. The closure is the first of three phases for the I-45 Northbound Direct Connector Project. The project, once complete, will give this heavily traveled corridor two direct connectors at the I-45 Gulf Freeway and I-69/US 59 interchange. […]

Area students honored by Fort Bend Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution

The Fort Bend Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored four high school students as Good Citizens recently at the George Memorial Library. In addition, a sixth grade student received special essay award. The students who were chosen by their high schools as Good Citizens are Anthony Ray Amy, Kempner High School; Golden […]

Legacy Stadium approved as new name for Katy ISD’s second stadium

With a unanimous vote of 7-0, the Katy ISD Board of Trustees recently approved Legacy Stadium as the new name for the second stadium, currently under construction. Additionally and as part of public recommendation, the field will be named after former coach Mike Johnston. The state-of-the-art, cost efficient, multipurpose school facility will open up in […]

Bush High School Theater Department selected to perform at Scotland arts showcase

Widely recognized for its entertaining and innovative productions, The Bush High School Theater Department has been selected to perform at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world’s largest and most prestigious arts festival. The Bush High School Theater Department’s performance will be showcased at an American High School Theater Festival (AHSTF) venue in Edinburgh, Scotland, […]


The Dulles Academic Decathlon team competed in the 6A large school state final with 39 other top-tier Texas teams in San Antonio. The nine students captured Dulles’ first state championship since 1987, defeating all 39 teams at the meet with a team score of 49,717. The team took home 32 event medals as well as […]

Sustainable farm, Loam Agronomics, opens in Richmond

The Edible Group, the parent company that owns Edible Earth Resources, Agmenity and Farmstead, have begun planting and developing its 288-acre sustainable farm in Richmond: Loam Agronomics. This farm is one of the largest farms of its kind in the Houston-area. Right now, the farm is focused on production for its CSA program. In the […]

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