Stories written by FortBendStar

Pet of the Week 05/17/17

Hello, my name is Bee!  I am a grey and orange domestic shorthair mix and I am almost 1 and a half years old.  I would love to meet you.  Come by and visit with me today!

Astro-nomical start!

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve attempts a bunt May 10 against the Atlanta Braves. The Astros won the game 4-2 and as of Sunday night held the best record in the Majors with a 26-12 record. The next closest opponent to the Astros in the American League is the New York Yankees and the […]

Ridge Point eliminated by Katy, 3-0

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Two wild pitches in the fifth inning were the difference between advancing and going home as the Katy Tigers beat the Ridge Point Panthers 3-0 in a region quarterfinal game last Thursday. Katy’s Amy Hitt led off the fifth inning with a solid single to centerfield. Hitt […]

Skeeters take a beating, keep on leading

By Joe Southern The contenders came calling and the Skeeters took a beating but at the end of a long home stand, Sugar Land remained atop the Freedom Division standings of the Atlantic League. The Skeeters just completed a 10-game home stand where they went 7-3, including a 5-1 run against the New Britain […]


AUGUST 1, 1947 – MAY 11, 2017 Robert LeRoy Ziegner was born August 1, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois and went to be with his Heavenly Father on May 11, 2017. Robert graduated Sherman High School in Sherman, TX in 1966. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology from Texas A&M-Commerce in 1979. Robert’s […]

Comicpalooza proves that pop culture isn’t just for nerds

Commentary by Edwin Vega For The Fort Bend Star Whether you’re a fan of Marvel Comics artist Arthur Suydam or actor Chuck Norris, Comicpalooza proves that pop culture isn’t just for nerds. Perhaps Comicpalooza should be renamed, “Popculture-palooza,” because this convention does not just attract comic book nerds and geeks, but like everything else that […]

Danny Dietz Memorial Classic continues to grow

New, favorite activities to benefit Navy SEAL Foundation The 8th Annual U.S. Navy SEAL Danny Dietz Memorial Classic returns to the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds in Rosenberg on Memorial Day weekend. Each year this event has grown in activities, attendance and money raised for the Navy SEAL Foundation ( Last year the Professional Rodeo Cowboys […]

Growth as future of our history

Sugar Land Heritage Museum closer to opening The Sugar Land Heritage Foundation is full steam ahead getting closer to the opening of the much awaited museum to happen later this year. Many may already know that the museum will share an 8,000 square foot area with the city visitor’s center on the second floor of […]

Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra teams up with choirs for season finale

Final show of season is Sunday at Stafford Centre The Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 25th season this year with blockbuster performances and stellar guest artists. This is also the inaugural year for the FBSO Chorus. The season finale promises to be a spectacular culmination of FBSO’s anniversary season, blending orchestral and choral voices […]


MAY 12, 1923 – MAY 6, 2017 Mary Sue Owen Avery, “Sue,” passed away on May 6, 2017. She was born May 12,1923, in Stamford, Texas, to the Reverend Joseph Archibald Owen and Mrs. Mary Julia Owen. Sue and her three siblings, Doris, Jo Ann, and Bob, were raised in the church where Rev. Owen […]

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