City to host Sugar Land Strong event

Sugar Land will hold a community event called “Sugar Land Strong” on Sept. 23, at 5 p.m., at Sugar Land Town Square. The event is intended to honor residents, local businesses, community organizations, employees and others in the community who supported hurricane response and recovery efforts. “Please join us as we celebrate Sugar Land’s strength […]

Flashback Friday: Totally ’80s is theme for Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Chairman’s Gala

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s annual Chairman’s Gala will be held on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, at Safari Texas Ranch. This year’s theme is Flashback Friday: Totally ’80s. The Gala gives members a chance to meet in a festive setting, putting aside business issues and simply enjoying one another’s company. This fabulous evening is […]

Annual Exchange Club of Fort Bend Duck Golf Classic set

The Exchange Club of Fort Bend is gearing up for its Annual Duck Golf Classic. The scramble will be on Oct. 16 at the Pecan Grove County Club in Richmond. Registration starts at 10 a.m. and tee off is at 11:30 a.m. The proceeds from the annual golf tournament benefit area charities such as Child […]

Missouri City Police Officers Association Annual Golf Tournament re-scheduled

The Missouri City Police Officers Association Annual Golf Tournament has been re-scheduled for Friday, Oct. 27, at the Quail Valley City Centre and Golf Course. Participants, please check the new date with your team to ensure your teams participation. Please notify Tyson Stittleburg with any changes, questions, and/or concerns at tyson@missouricitytx.gov. Volunteers, please confirm availability […]

Missouri City needs to be better prepared

Dear Editor: It’s probably not too early to look at the lessons learned through the catastrophic Harvey experience for our town. For those whose houses were flooded, I personally express my deepest sympathies. Few things could be worse than losing your home, even temporarily. It is on your behalf that I write this letter. First, […]

Missouri City holding drug take back event

Missouri City will again partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration to accept unwanted medication free of charge at a National Drug “Take Back” event, providing residents the opportunity to safely dispose of their expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs. Residents may drop off their unwanted medication on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 […]

Fort Bend Forward Harvey Recovery Fund to help victims

Hurricane Harvey caused widespread, catastrophic damage throughout Texas and along the Gulf Coast. Fort Bend County experienced devastating floods with 22 percent of the county impacted by high water and 200,000 residents forced to evacuate. In order to assist with the recovery effort in the community, Fort Bend Forward, a charitable organization under the direction […]

Confused About Medicare Workshop coming to Sugar Creek Baptist Church

What started out as a way to help unravel the maze of Medicare has turned into a mission for native Houstonian Toni King. The “Medicare rules are changing all the time and I talk to people who have masters degrees and don’t understand the rules,” King said. Self-taught from experience, on-the-job training and continued research, […]

Italian Film Festival coming to Sugar Land

Partake of all that Italy has to offer at Umbria in Sugar Land, a five-day Italian Film Festival to be held in Sugar Land Sept. 27 through Oct. 1. Hosted by the City of Sugar Land and the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Festival del Cinema Citta di Spello ed i […]

New company helps people preserve, organize photos

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com As many people learned during Hurricane Harvey, boxes and albums of old photographs are hardly essentials to grab during an evacuation, but upon return their loss is one of the most lamented. When people talk about losing things that can’t be replaced, photos usually top the list. That’s why Fabi and […]

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