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Team Hosts Lunch for Donations to Toys For Tots Fort Bend

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Piles of toys sure to bring smiles to the faces of Fort Bend area children were donated to Toys for Tots Fort Bend when technology distributor AVNET hosted a Christmas luncheon in exchange for a toy.  Toy donations can be made at locations throughout the county including First Colony Mall. Visit the website for locations, […]

Suspect arrested in Stafford Wal-Mart shooting death

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A teen has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a man outside of a Walmart last week in Stafford, according to our news partner KHOU Channel 11. According to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office, Antonio De la Cruz, 19, is in police custody. Deputies did not provide any updates on his […]

Tip of the Spear assists troops with holiday packages

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Tip of The Spear.org, a non-profit organization, shipped holiday packages to the troops this month. The group in the picture below from the Sugar Land area. St. Laurence donated the use of their Parish Hall for the packing. Among all of the “Boots on the Ground” volunteers, we have shipped approximately 200 packages for deployed […]

International choir to perform in Missouri City

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By Karen Daniels For The Star Celebrating their 30th year anniversary, the African Children’s Choir will perform a free holiday concert, with their lively voices and festive dances, at 7 p.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church in Missouri City. The choir is composed of 18 children, 7 to 11 years of age, from […]

Report: Stafford police search for teen suspect in Wal-Mart murder

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The Stafford Police Department is searching for a 19-year-old suspect and two others in a shooting at a Stafford Wal-Mart on Wednesday night, according to a report from our news partner, KHOU Channel 11. SPD has issued an arrest warrant for 19-year-old Antonio De La Cruz, who is considered to be armed and dangerous by authorities, […]

Sugar Land residents brainstorm the city’s future

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The variety of future housing options was part of the discussion last Wednesday during a Sugar Land—Land Use Plan Meeting last Wednesday at City Hall. “As the community changes, ‘what do we need so people can live out their lives here’ (is a question we’re hoping to answer),” said Lisa Kocich-Meyer, […]

KHOU: Man killed outside Stafford Wal-Mart

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A man who was shot outside a Walmart has died just before 7 p.m. Wednesday, according to our news partner, KHOU Channel 11. Two customers began arguing inside the Walmart, located on the 11200 block of West Airport Boulevard, when the fight spilled outside and the man was shot in the stomach and the neck. […]

Olson tapped for Communications & Technology Subcommittee slot

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Congressman Pete Olson (R-TX) today announced that he has been selected by House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) to serve on the Communications and Technology Subcommittee in the 114th Congress under Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR). “Texas is rapidly becoming the new Silicon Valley on telecommunications issues and as a strong advocate of […]

Rep. Reynolds writes “Body Camera” bill for upcoming legislative session

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com District 27 State Rep. Ron Reynolds (D-Missouri City) announced that he’d just filed House Bill 474 during a community discussion about “Getting Criminal Justice Right” on Tuesday night at Marshall High. HB 474 would require law enforcement officers to wear body cameras on duty, so interactions with the public will be […]

Texana choir delivers excellent Christmas Show

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Some Fort Bend County residents received an early Christmas treat when they attended the Texana Learning Center’s Christmas Choir Performance last Friday at the Asian American Baptist Church in Missouri City. Texana is a center that assists and enriches the lives of adults with developmental disabilities. ARC of Fort Bend leases […]

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