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Former Missouri City council member declares candidacy for former seat

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Former two-term Missouri City council member Bobby Marshall declared his candidacy for the District A city council election on May 9. Marshall, a 53-year-old business owner who served on council from 2009-13, was defeated by incumbent District A council member Yolanda Ford, a 41-year-old Urban Planner/Land Developer in May 2013. Ford […]

WCMC visits to Missouri City Police Department

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The Woman’s Club of Missouri City, (WCMC) dropped by the Missouri City Police Station at 3849 Cartwright Road in Missouri City on the morning of Feb. 17, with cookies, cupcakes, brownies and candy. The WCMC wanted to thank the officers for their dedication to serving and protecting its citizens in the community.  The ladies were greeted by […]

Stafford council approves developer application for mixed use property

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The Stafford City Council unanimously approved Street Level Investments’ (SLI) application to develop a 192-acre, $500 million mixed use development project where the Texas Instruments property is located, early Thursday morning. Mayor Leonard Scarcella and council members covered every corner of the issue, during a 7-hour meeting that ran from 6 p.m. Wednesday to 1 a.m. […]

Sugar Land family sues Boy Scouts over son’s death

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The Evans family, of Sugar Land, changed forever in October 2012 when 10-year-old James died after being run over by a golf cart at a Boy Scouts of America recruiting event in Austin County, according to our news partner, KHOU Channel 11. Now arguments are underway in the Harris County 129th District Court in a […]

Ladybugs bring joy to seniors on Valentines Day

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The Ladybugs of Fort Bend County have been fluttering about bringing joy and spreading lots of cheer to Fort Bend patrons.  Recently, some of the Ladybugs visited  the patrons at the Silverado Memory Care Center and The Caring People Adult Day Care Center for St. Valentine’s Day.  They brought Valentine treats and prizes for the patrons to enjoy, gave lots of […]

Sienna Branch Library presents a variety of free children’s programs

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Fort Bend County Libraries’ Sienna Branch Library, 8411 Sienna Springs Blvd in Missouri City, presents a variety of free children’s programs — Mother Goose Time, Toddler Time, Story Time, and School-Age Programs — every month.  These programs are free and open to the public. The schedule for March is as follows: Mother Goose Time, Tuesdays […]

Stafford council approves TI Property re-zoning

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It took four meetings and a public hearing, but the Stafford City Council finally decided to re-zone the 192-acre Texas Instruments property, on the U.S. Hwy. 59 feeder between Airport and Kirkwood, from light industrial to mixed use. “That was a major step,” said Stafford Mayor Leonard Scarcella. That opens the door for Street Level […]

Sugar Land police officers honored

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Several individuals were honored at a banquet last weekend that was hosted by the Sugar Land Police Department, Sugar Land Police Officers Association and the Sugar Land Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association. The event is held to honor the efforts of the entire Police Department and recognize a few special individuals. The officers select an […]

Greatwood residents help neighbor living in a tent

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Thin fabric for walls and rope for a roof beam. That’s life for the 29-year-old man living through cold nights in a tent near Greatwood. But his luck may have started to change on Friday when some big-hearted folks in the area reached out to help him, according to our news partner KHOU Channel 11. […]

Missouri City wins awards for forestry program

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After making a conscious effort to promote green initiatives and further cement the “Show Me City” as the 16th best place to live in the United States, Missouri City recently won two Houston-Galveston Area Council Parks and Natural Area Awards in the Policy Tools and Planning Process Categories for the City’s “Go Native” Policy and […]

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