Missouri City seeks input from residents

The City of Missouri City is seeking the public’s input on the city’s comprehensive plan as well as a redesign of the city’s website. A symposium will be held Tuesday, March 28, at 7 p.m. at the Community Center in City Hall Complex, 1522 Texas Pkwy. Currently, staff is in the process of managing a […]

Missouri City teen earns Girl Scouts’ highest honor

According to the Girl Scout Research Institute’s (GSRI) report, The Power of the Girl Scout Gold Award: Excellence in Leadership and Life, Girl Scout Gold Award recipients receive greater lifetime benefits than their peers with regard to positive sense of self, life satisfaction, leadership, life success, community service, and civic engagement thanks to their experience […]

Missouri City police confront man filming police station

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Missouri City Police Sgt. Phillip Englishbee has become a YouTube sensation, but not in a flattering way. Englishbee and Officer Lewis Jefferson were captured on video Feb. 15 by an unnamed Houston area Internet news videographer when they questioned why he was filming the exterior of the Missouri City Police and […]

Ruben Davis Drive ribbon cutting ceremony

On Saturday, Jan. 7, Missouri City staff, councilmembers, stakeholders and residents joined Houston-area elected officials for a ribbon cutting ceremony for Ruben Davis Drive. The day’s ceremony included a salute to the former Fort Bend County Precinct 2 Constable at the Fort Bend County Annex building, which is located next to the newly renamed Orchard […]

Here Comes the Savior

One of the greatest things about Christmas is the anticipation of what would be awaiting you under the tree on Christmas morning. As a kid, the anticipation would almost be overbearing; even for some adults. It’s almost torturous when you think about it. Right after Thanksgiving, we are immersed into Christmas for the next 4-5 […]

St. Catherine of Sienna Episcopal Church invites worship to christmas services

St. Catherine of Sienna Episcopal Church, located at 4747 Sienna Parkway in Sienna Plantation, is a reflection of the Sienna community in its diversity and in the age of its members. They have 19 nationalities represented in their congregation. The church has been blessed with the gift of hospitality. They gather often for fellowship and […]

Missouri City wins $50,000 Lowe’s grant

The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation (LCEF) recently announced that Missouri City will receive a $50,000 grant for the Quail Valley North Park Playground Replacement project. “I am very proud of Parks and Recreation Director Jason Mangum and his team for their efforts in understanding the importance of public/private partnerships in achieving our goals,” City […]

Missouri City stuffing trucks with food

Community unity will shine through again this year in Missouri City as citizens and the city partner to host the eighth annual “Operation Thanksgiving—Stuff the Squad Car and Fire Truck!” on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Public Safety Headquarters, 3849 Cartwright Road. All city departments are collaborating to sponsor the […]

Missouri City moves elections to November

At their Oct. 17 meeting, Missouri City council members voted 4-3 to approve a resolution that will move the city’s general elections from May to November. Section 6.01 of the city charter provides that elections for the mayor and the at-large city council members must be held in May of each even-numbered year, and elections […]

Missouri City expands smoking ordinance to include vaping

The use of electronic cigarettes and vaping devices is now banned anywhere smoking is prohibited in the city of Missouri City, in accordance with a recently amended city ordinance. The amended ordinance defines electronic cigarettes and expanded the definition of smoking to include the use of the devices, thus enforcing the use electronic cigarettes in […]

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