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Stafford’s Brooks named to President’s List

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Stafford resident Joshua Brooks is one of five hundred and thirty eight students at Northwestern State University of Louisiana who have been named to the President’s List for the spring 2015 semester. Students on the President’s List must be enrolled full-time at Northwestern State and make A’s in all academic courses pursued. Local students on […]

New Missouri City business mixes wines and records

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Paul Killingsworth grew up playing music and  earned a college scholarship as a piano player. He later became a bass guitar player. When he decided to supplement his musical income, he began working in the restaurant industry—eventually becoming well-versed in wine. Today, the 38-year-old Sugar Land resident combines the best of […]

Sugar Land Legacy Foundation launches campaign to honor local Veterans

By S. Barot For The Star The Sugar Land Legacy Foundation is honoring local area veterans – by commemorating their names and contributions to the community and country in brick pavers. The four by eight inch pavers will be installed and surround the Honor and Remember Flag, which is adjacent to the current Veterans Memorial […]

Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land names first founding partner: Mercedes-Benz of Sugar Land

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ACE SL, LLC today announced Mercedes-Benz of Sugar Land as a founding partner of its latest project, the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land. The luxury automotive retailer will be the official automotive sponsor for the state-of-the-art performance venue.  “Mercedes-Benz of Sugar Land is the ideal choice for this exclusive partnership,” said David M. Anderson, […]

Sugar Land teen achieves highest scouting rank

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Ben Powell, member of Boy Scout Troop 1294 in Sugar Land, recently earned the highest advancement rank in Boy Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award.  Less than ten percent of all Boy Scouts attained this honor last year. Requirements for receiving the Eagle Scout advancement include earning at least 21 merit badges and demonstrating ideals of service […]

Fort Bend County to honor Supreme Court’s Marriage Equality ruling

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The United States Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Friday morning to legalize same sex marriage in all 50 states in the case Obergefell v. Hodges,  Director Ohio Department of Health. While the topic has produced a variety of opinions among the American public, the Fort Bend County Clerk’s office has issued a direct statement – […]

Cross Creek Ranch celebrates 2000th home sale

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It took Cross Creek Ranch in the City of Fulshear five and a half years to reach a milestone 1,000 home sales. Now a little more than two years after The Johnson Development Corp. acquired Cross Creek Ranch, the development has doubled that number, with more than 2,000 homes sold in the community. Putting the […]

Missouri City citizen overcomes Traumatic Brain Injury

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Richard Murray is used to an active lifestyle. The 74-year-old Missouri City resident has worked as a self-employed real estate agent for more than 25 years. He had to put his career and activities in his Lake Olympia neighborhood on hold while he overcame a Traumatic Brain Injury in February 2014 from a spontaneous brain […]

MC residents Jones, Ward earn honors at respective universities

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Missouri City native Roger Jones, a senior at Southern Arkansas University, was one of 333 students named to the university’s Dean’s List. To qualify, a student must complete 12 or more semester hours and attain a grade point average of 3.50 or higher. Denise F. Ward, a resident of Missouri City, has recently been named […]

Justin’s Homecoming

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The Fort Bend community rallied around Justin Stout, who was diagnosed with Leukemia earlier this year. Multiple blood drives were held to help Stout, who spent the past three months in the hospital. Stout’s neighbors welcomed him home with a parade last week, and the community continues to pray for Stout as he keeps fighting […]

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