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Pet of the Week 10/15/14

Mirabelle the Cat

Meet Mirabelle. In French, Mirabelle means, “of incredible beauty” and this Mirabelle is as beautiful as they come! A 1 year old seal-point Siamese, Mirabelle is the perfect combination of playful and loving. While Mirabelle gets along with other cats, a home that includes dogs or small children might not be ideal. If you’d like […]

Exhibitors at Imperial Farmers Market take different roads to re-invent careers

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While most exhibitors at the Farmers Market at Imperial Sugar Land have been close to farming all their lives, for others the year-round, open-air market has helped re-invent their careers, luring them away from boardrooms, classrooms and even far-away lands. “Visiting with our exhibitors is often one of the best parts of the Farmers Market […]

Missouri City man arrested for evading arrest in Sugar Land

Sugar Land police arrested Missouri City resident George Calvin Williams at 3:57 a.m. Oct. 12 in the 2300 block of Long Reach Drive, charging the 33-year-old with evasion and resisting arrest. An SPD officer tried to stop a speeding vehicle in the 3000 block of Hwy. 6. The driver allegedly refused to stop and kept […]

Civil Servant of the Week: Arcola Mayor Maryetta Anderson

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Maryetta Anderson could have enjoyed her retirement years and relaxed after 30 years of working as a customer service representative. But she decided that she wanted to help her 1,639 fellow residents in the city of Arcola. She ran for mayor in 2008, served two terms and was elected to a […]

Medicare expert Toni King to host seminar

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What started out as a way to help unravel the maze of Medicare has turned into a mission for native Houstonian Toni King. The “Medicare rules are changing all the time and I talk to people who have master’s degrees and don’t understand the rules!!” King explains.  Self taught from experience, on the job training […]

Fort Bend Family YMCA sends 450 kids back to school with backpacks

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As the summer comes to an end back-to-school shopping can be a stressful time for many families. The YMCA of Greater Houston helps ease this burden through its Operation Backpack initiative. Thanks to the generosity of our community partners, YMCA Board member Burke Randolph, and a little help from our friend Dwight Howard of the […]

The best and brightest from Sugar Land to Houston

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By Christina Martinez christina@theleadernews.com If you look at the City of Houston directory, two names might draw familiarity – Patrick Walsh, formerly the Director of Transportation and Long-Range Planning and Dale Rudick, formerly the City Engineer and Director of Intergovernmental Relations. Both worked side-by-side while with the City of Sugar Land and, now, both have […]

WCJC receives National Recognition

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Wharton County Junior College has received the annual merit award from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) for achieving a 100% pass rate on the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) examination for the cycle of August 1, 2013 through July 31, 2014. Graduates obtaining national certification as a CST demonstrate, by examination, […]

Drees Custom Homes Enters Houston Market

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Builder brings in new Division President to oversee growth Drees Custom Homes announced today that the company is entering the Houston market by building in three existing Houston communities. These communities include Woodtrace, where Drees’ first Houston model home is now underway; the new East Village of Harper’s Preserve, which features premium home sites; and […]

Sugar Land-based Cure & Co helps breast cancer survivors

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By Michael Sudhalter Sugar Land residents Irma Klink and her daughter, Sasha Klein, both won their respective battles with Breast Cancer. “When mom and I were going through Breast Cancer, we didn’t find a one stop shop catering for people going through cancer,” Klein said. “The wig stores we found were extremely depressing, and the […]

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