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Missouri City residents to vote on bond package, mayor & city council position

Early voting begins April 28 By Betsy Dolan  With early voting starting April 28, the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce recently held a forum to allow candidates the opportunity to bring their position on the issues to the voters. Missouri City residents will be casting ballots for four bond proposals that total $40M; a mayor’s race […]

QV Proud Hotline 04/09/14

“IT’S A BIRD, IT’S A PLANE, NO, IT WAS SUPERMAN!!!  At 7:45 am last Thursday, (“what to my wondering eyes appeared”) a man dressed in FULL “superman” attire, including the cape.  He was biking on the Cartwright sidewalk, adjacent to QV Hole #15.  His cape was inflated and it appeared that if he were not […]

Elizabeth J. Duckworth

Elizabeth J. Duckworth

ELIZABETH J. (“BETTY”) DUCKWORTH, passed away in her sleep on April 1, 2014 in Houston, Texas, after a brief battle with cancer. She would have celebrated her 85th birthday in May. Betty was born in Aberdeen, South Dakota on May 29th, 1929, to Leigh and Adeline Seaman.  She grew up in Warner, South Dakota in […]

Boogie “Classic M*A*S*H Bash” a success!

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Boogie 2014 was a “Classic M*A*S*H Bash” for the record books! Held on Saturday, March 29 at the Stafford Centre, over 650 guests dressed in their finest MASH television series costumes, raising over $196,000 for the women and children served by the Fort Bend County Women’s Center (FBCWC). “We are so fortunate to have such […]

Pinwheel Project set for April 12

Members of the Crimes Against Children Unit preparing for The Pinwheel Project are, from left, Sgt. David McKinnon, Detective Lesley Vaught, Criminal Investigation Division Captain James Burger, Sheriff Troy E. Nehls, and Detectives Jarrett Nethery, Julie Delgado, Tommy Thompson, Marshia Cox, Danny Brewster, Tim Morris and Ricky Holdsworth.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, in an effort to raise awareness about child abuse and neglect prevention the Sheriff’s Office Crimes Against Children Unit is hosting The Pinwheel Project.  It has been billed as a fun-filled festival, free of charge.  This family event is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April […]

Sugar Land Skeeters to host Fan Fest April 19

The Sugar Land Skeeters will host the annual Fan Fest on Saturday, April 19,  from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. For the first time, this free event will be held inside the stadium at Constellation Field and has many new attractions for fans. Skeeters fans will have the opportunity to watch a Spring Training practice […]

Rosenberg Railroad Museum to collect canned food for Catholic Charities’ Pantry

A fun family event of “Railfest 2014” on April 12 at the Rosenberg Railroad Museum will also be gathering canned food donations for Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center helping families in need in Fort Bend County. Located at 1921 Ave. F in Rosenberg, the event includes exhibits and entertainment inside and out , featuring […]

Sugar Land’s future Taekwondo Olympians

Miss Giselle Giambi is 12 years old and attends Polly Ryan Middle School in Fort Bend.  She is the 2012 & 2013 Amateur Athletic Union (A.A.U.) National Taekwondo Champion as well as the 2012 & 2013  A.A.U. Junior Olympic Taekwondo Champion for her age and weight division. This summer Giselle will train 16+ hours per […]

Spring into summer at Fort Bend Theatre’s Musical Theatre Camps!

Does your child want to be a movie star when they grow up? Then take steps in that direction by enrolling them at Award-Winning Fort Bend Theatre for their Summer Musical Theatre Camps, where your child can become a competitive edge star by receiving acting, voice, and dance training at a theatre that has a […]

Hightower High School to host annual “African Experience” avent Friday, April 11 

The community is invited to attend Hightower High School’s fourth annual “African Experience” event to celebrate the diverse talents of students through visual art, music, fashion and dance. The free event will take place on Friday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m., in the school’s auditorium, 3333 Hurricane Lane, Missouri City. Guests will enjoy displays of […]

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