Category archives for: Missouri City

Missouri City’s Township Square is on the rise

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Township Square, located in Missouri City near the intersection of FM 1092 and Texas Hwy. 6, is the oldest shopping center in the city. But until a few months ago, the 65,340 square foot shopping center on 1.5 acres of land had only about half of its store occupied. The property […]

MC prepared to “Fight the Bite”; officials adding extra mosquito spraying days

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Missouri City began its regular mosquito spraying in April on every Thursday between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. With the rain and recent temperature change, however, mosquitoes are on the rise; due to the sudden upsurge, the City is adding extra spraying days for the next two weeks. All City streets will be sprayed on […]

New Missouri City business mixes wines and records

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Paul Killingsworth grew up playing music and  earned a college scholarship as a piano player. He later became a bass guitar player. When he decided to supplement his musical income, he began working in the restaurant industry—eventually becoming well-versed in wine. Today, the 38-year-old Sugar Land resident combines the best of […]

Missouri City citizen overcomes Traumatic Brain Injury

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Richard Murray is used to an active lifestyle. The 74-year-old Missouri City resident has worked as a self-employed real estate agent for more than 25 years. He had to put his career and activities in his Lake Olympia neighborhood on hold while he overcame a Traumatic Brain Injury in February 2014 from a spontaneous brain […]

MC residents Jones, Ward earn honors at respective universities

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Missouri City native Roger Jones, a senior at Southern Arkansas University, was one of 333 students named to the university’s Dean’s List. To qualify, a student must complete 12 or more semester hours and attain a grade point average of 3.50 or higher. Denise F. Ward, a resident of Missouri City, has recently been named […]

Missouri City considers city-wide curbside recycling

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Missouri City resident Tami Mulcahey Bradley lives in a neighborhood where curbside recycling isn’t an option. “I farm out my glass to my parents in Sugar Land and friends in Pearland,” Bradley said. “I’ll have a personal victory dance when my recycling bins have more in them than my trash bin.” […]

Tropical Storm Bill Triggering Significant Rise in Brazos River

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Tropical Storm Bill’s movement inland and the associated rain that has fallen in upstream watersheds is causing a dramatic rise in the Brazos River again. Forecasts are predicting levels very near what we saw over the Memorial Day weekend. Here in the City we anticipate seeing water rise again in our creeks and channels. Emergency […]

Sienna resident receives national attention

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Sienna Plantation resident Nadine Moon has a sign with a Julia Child quote in her office – “A Party without a Cake is just a Meeting.” If that one-liner rings true, Moon is responsible for creating some great parties throughout the Houston area and beyond. She built a 10-foot-cake in the […]

Sienna Plantation Jr. Tennis Team competes in nationals

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The Ace-N-Slackers 18U Intermediate team of Missouri City/Sugar Land Area  took home the championship in the 2015  USTA Junior Team Tennis Spring Section Championships at John Newcombe Tennis Center in New Braunfels on May 16-17. They will be representing the state in the National Championship at Cayce, South Carolina in October. Teammates Crystal Gabriel and Tom […]

DISTRICT C RECOGNITION

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Missouri City District C Council Member Anthony Maroulis, left, presented former District C Council Member Robin Elackatt with a symbolic “C”. Joining Maroulis and Elackatt were constituents Jim and David White, who were thankful for Elackatt’s efforts in bringing sidewalks to the district.

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