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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

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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

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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 […]

Athlete Spotlight: Elkins’ Nathaniel Cephas

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How many years have you been on the varsity team? “Three seasons.” What is special about this time, aside from its 19-2 record? “We want to win, and we’re sacrificing egos.” How did the team do last season? “We defeated Clear Creek in the first round and lost to eventual state champion North Shore in […]

Strike Out Autism

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Hope of Three Inc., a Stafford-based non-profit, hosted an event last Thursday to prepare for Strike Out Autism at Constellation Field. The group is working together with the Sugar Land Skeeters for a “Strike Out Autism” game where Skeeters players will wear unique game jerseys and auction them after the game to support research and […]

Civil Servant of the Week: Sgt. Jarret Nethery

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Sgt. Jarret Nethery of the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is the Civil Servant of the Week. Nethery, a native of Dayton, Texas, is a 10-year law enforcement veteran, having worked in Patrol with the Rosenberg Police Department while attending college at Sam Houston State University. Nethery then joined the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office […]

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