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I cannot begin to tell you how delighted I am that the Star is running Lynn Ashby. He was one of the main reasons that I kept a subscription to the old Houston Post nigh on to 40 years ago. This is a great addition, and adds measurable heft to the Star’s profile. Best regards, […]

Clarification

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From the Aug. 20 issue Elementary No. 47 in Riverstone is part of the proposed $484 million bond that will be voted upon Nov. 4, but Fort Bend ISD superintendent Dr. Charles Dupre said that Riverstone will be built regardless of the bond’s outcome.

Missouri City named sixth safest city in Texas

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Missouri City was recently honored as one of the top 10 safest cities in Texas by real estate website Movoto. Compiling crime data from the top 100 most populous municipalities in Texas, Movoto used the FBI’s 2012 Uniform Crime Report to determine that Missouri City is the sixth safest city in Texas. According to Movoto, […]

Stepping it up and Running Fast for a CURE” Breast Cancer Awareness walk on Oct. 18

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Breast cancer is a disease that has had a profound impact on survivors, their families and the public.  Recognizing that the need for support, education and care extends beyond medical intervention for those diagnosed with the disease, a group of survivors who experienced first-hand the gap that exists for survivors and their families, came together […]

Fort Bend Brewing Company continues to grow

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By Christina Martinez Christina@theleadernews.com With the craft beer phenomenon growing everyday, Bigger. Bolder. Texas Brewed. – is the spirited anthem Fort Bend Brewing Co. has embodied to take their stance in the beer marvel. Fort Bend Brewery is the first craft brewery in Fort Bend County, located at 13370 South Gessner Road in Missouri City […]

Residents to move into new Sienna Plantation development by late 2015

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The Sienna Plantation will double in the next five years, with new residents expected to move into a new area of the development late next year. Sienna Plantation currently has 6,800 homes, but Sienna South, which is currently under construction, is expected to add 6,500. The first phase, which is expected […]

Assault in Stafford area

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Fort Bend deputies responded to a call in the 1700 block of Packer Lane at 1:30 a.m. on Aug. 13 where a 17-year-old got into an argument with his mother and shoved her. The suspect’s name was not released because he’s a minor, but he was transported to the County Jail and is facing a […]

Disappearing vehicle

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The Fort Bend County Sheriff dispatched deputies to Low Price Automotive, 504 FM 1092, concerning the unlawful use of a Motor Vehicle. The vehicle’s owner said she brought the 1999 Toyota Camry there to have work done it, and when she returned, it had disappeared.

La Leche League of Fort Bend

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Do you have questions about breastfeeding?  You are not alone!  While natural, breastfeeding is a learned art.  Research shows that the biggest factors in a mother’s breastfeeding success are her determination and access to good information and support.  If questions come up during your pregnancy or after your baby is born, you are welcome to […]

Civil Servant of the Week: Sugar Land PD’s Mayra Cardenas

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Mayra Cardenas has worked in law enforcement in Fort Bend County for the past 11 years, first in Meadows Place and Stafford, and now with the Sugar Land Police Department. Cardenas, 35, said she was interested in public safety from a young age to be able to help out people without […]

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