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New fatherhood program reaches out to all dads

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Marcus York considers himself to be a pretty good father. After participating in the 24/7 Dad program sponsored by Catholic Charities in Richmond, he feels he is a much better dad to his three children. “It gave me some tools that I started implementing, relating to my kids and my wife, […]

Powerful Tools for Caregivers seminars coming to Sugar Land

A caregiver is someone who has taken on the very selfless role of caring for a loved one. Many times, the caregiver has the great responsibility of making sure their loved one’s basic needs are met, which requires work and dedication. By taking care of his or her own needs, the caregiver will be able […]

Houston’s Super Bowl Week capped by spectacular game

An overtime thriller was a fitting end for Super Bowl LI and the year of build-up and anticipation as Houston hosted the biggest annual sporting event in history. Without the Houston Texans playing in the big game, there was little for Houstonians to cheer for other than a great game and a good time. In […]

Fort Bend ISD celebrates national signing day

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Last week, Fort Bend ISD honored 53 of its senior football players who have signed commitment letters to play college football with a program at Wheeler Fieldhouse. Acting Athletic Director Keith Kilgore moderated the program on his last day in office. Newly hired Rodney Chant took over […]

Stafford has a record 10 seniors set to play college football

Eight Stafford High seniors signed with their respective colleges and universities on Wednesday morning (National Signing Day), joining two of their classmates who graduated from high school a semester early. This is the highest number of college football signees in the 30-year history of Stafford High School. It is no surprise, considering the Spartans enjoyed […]

@FtBendAthletics: Bush quicker than Travis in 67-50 victory

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star In the heavyweight rematch of Bush and Travis, Bush led from the start and cruised to a 67-50 win. Remy Minor led the Broncos with 16 points, including four 3-pointers. Peter Byrd had 14 points and Bryson Etienne had 11. Javontae Hopkins led Travis with 19 points, […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital physician performs robotic single-site hysterectomy

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is now offering single-site robotic hysterectomies to patients. Duc Le, MD, a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist, performed the procedure using the da Vinci surgery system, which utilizes advanced robotics, computer and optical technologies to provide enhanced vision, precision and control. Physicians at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital use the da Vinci robot […]

Abbott names priorities in address to joint session

By Richard Lee For the Fort Bend Star Gov. Greg Abbott delivered his biennial State of the State address Tuesday and designated four issues as emergency items, clearing the way for fast tracked legislation. The state constitution precludes the passage of any legislation in the first 60 days of session, except for those issues designated […]

Pet of the Week 02/08/17

Hello! My name is Chloe. I am a black and tan colored black-mouth cur mix. I would love to meet you. Come by and visit with me today.

The State Bank of Texas

WILLIAM B. BLACK, III PRESIDENT/CEO January 25, 2017 Dear Friends and Customers, The Board of Directors, Management, Officers and Employees are excited to share some news with you. THE STATE BANK of TEXAS has entered into a definitive agreement and plan of reorganization with the largest privately held community bank in Houston; Post Oak Bancshares, […]

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