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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 […]

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 […]

Heritage Baptist to host Christmas services

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In a manger 2,000 years ago, a lifeline was thrown out to all humanity. Every single human was separated from God by their sin. But Jesus Christ, God Himself, came to earth as a baby, lived a sinless life and was crucified for our sins, taking our place and making atonement for us so that […]

Rep. Reynolds to host “Getting Criminal Justice Right” Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday

Bob Hebert (R)

In light of the recent grand jury decisions not to indict the police officers involved in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, State Rep. Ron Reynolds (D – Missouri City HD 27) announced he will host the “Getting Criminal Justice Right: Working Together as a Community to Make Things Better” Town Hall Meeting […]

Missouri City Fire Department seeks community input

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By Karen Daniels For The Star The City of Missouri City is currently rewriting their strategic plan for its Fire Department. This is the third plan for the City since 2006, but the first time the plan will include the community’s input. “We want to determine what’s going right, what’s going wrong,”  Missouri City Fire […]

Local organization dedicated to honoring fallen veterans

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By Karen Daniels For The Star The Missouri City chapter of Wreaths Across America is committed to honoring fallen veterans in the Greater Houston area. The chapter, which was started by Tony Workman in association with American Legion Post 294, in 2006, has 100 members and last year, it helped place more than 40,000 wreaths […]

One injured in American Materials explosion

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Missouri City Fire & Rescue Services responded to an explosion and fire at the American Materials asphalt plant, located at 2122 Hwy 90A.  Upon arrival of the first units, firefighters found a tank of material burning and two injured workers.  One of the workers was critically injured and transported to Memorial Hermann in the Medical […]

Local family of entrepreneurs gets an early start

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com When it comes to getting an early start in the world of entrepreneurship, the Thomas siblings of Missouri City skipped the neighborhood lemonade stand. Chase, 12, Chance, 10, Chasity, 8, and Chandler,7, have set their sights on building their own small businesses. They were inspired by their mother, Ebony Thomas, an […]

Judge overturns Rep. Reynolds’ convictions, new trial set for January

Bob Hebert (R)

Texas District 27 State Representative Ron Reynolds (D-Missouri City) has had a roller coaster of a week. On Monday, a Montgomery County judge overturned Reynolds’ conviction three days after a jury convicted him on six misdemeanor counts of solicitation of professional employment, declaring a mistrial. On Nov. 4, Reynolds, the Democratic Deputy Whip in the […]

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