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JULY 15, 1935 – JULY 4, 2017 Let Freedom Ring! Remembering Iris Gatewood Young Just before “Dawn’s Early Light” on Tuesday morning, July 4, just passed, the merciful arms of heaven reached down to a hospital bed and took home the gentle spirt of Iris Young. Her body could no longer overcome the complications which […]


AUGUST 16, 1951 – JULY 8, 2017 John Lynn Deusner, 65, of Missouri City, Texas passed away on July 8, 2017. He was born on August 16, 1951 in Evansville, Indiana to John Raymond Deusner and Edna L. Deusner-Monroe. He was a past member of the Arena Committee for the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. John […]

@SkeeterBytes: Hale, Ahrens, Giansanti and Nix selected for Atlantic League All-Star game

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star Jake Hale, Kevin Ahrens, Anthony Giansanti and Michael Nix have been selected to represent the Sugar Land Skeeters in the Atlantic League All-Star game to be played tonight, July 12, at Bridgewater, N.J. Skeeters’ manager Gary Gaetti will be the manager for the Freedom Division, and will […]

Memorial Hermann names Chuck Stokes new president, CEO

Memorial Hermann Health System recently announced the appointment of longtime and highly accomplished System Chief Operating Officer (COO) Charles “Chuck” D. Stokes to President and CEO of Memorial Hermann, effective immediately. In addition to his role as executive vice president and COO, Stokes had been serving as interim president and CEO following the departure of […]

Club Pilates brings healthy exercise program to Sugar Land

By Joe Southern Club Pilates has come to Sugar Land. Located at 3157 Highway 6 in a strip center between Half Price Books and Firehouse Subs, the new fitness center offers more than 60 classes a week to meet the needs of everyone from curious beginners to the ultra-fit. “The benefit of Pilates is […]

Constable Thompson graduates from Leadership Command College

Wayne Thompson of the Fort Bend County Constables Precinct 3 recently graduated from the Leadership Command College – Class 79 of the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas. The program, taught by a consortium of universities throughout Texas, provides law enforcement administrators and executives with the skills necessary to effectively manage police agencies and deliver […]

Reynolds to address Missouri City Leadership Luncheon

State Rep. Ron Reynolds, D-Missouri City, will be the guest speaker at the Missouri City Leadership Luncheon on Thursday, July 13, at 11:30 a.m. at Ben E. Keith Foods, 1 Ben E. Keith Way. This will be an opportunity for people to hear an overview of the 85th Legislative session. The cost is $15 and […]

Pet of the Week 07/12/17

Hello, my name is Little Foot. I am a tan colored labrador retriever mix and I am about 10 months old. Come by and see me today. I would love to meet you!

Texana Center receives $1 million grant from George Foundation for Fulshear campus

Texana Center’s Forward Together in Fulshear Capital Campaign was given a significant boost from The George Foundation with a grant award of $1 million. Two years ago Texana Center purchased a 14.5-acre tract of land located in northwest Fort Bend County on FM 359 and Wallis Street in Fulshear following a long and unsuccessful search […]

Sugar Land attorney named chair of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors

On June 22, Rehan Alimohammad, partner of the law firm Wong Fleming, became the first attorney in Fort Bend to be sworn in as chair of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors. He was sworn in by Justice Phil Johnson of the Texas Supreme Court during the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting […]

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