Category archives for: Missouri City

Missouri City man in sidewalk dispute with city

Missouri City resident Robert Buscemi is unhappy with the work that the city did on the sidewalk in front of his home. (Submitted photo)

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Missouri City resident Robert Buscemi is unhappy with the work that the city’s maintenance department did on the sidewalk in front of his home in the Lake Olympia neighborhood. “In July, Missouri City sent out a maintenance team to repair the sidewalks in our area,” Buscemi said.  “This group was not […]

Quail Valley team wins Houston tennis title

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Every year the dream burns brightly for hundreds of over 55 year old tennis players in the Houston area: To play in the United States Tennis Association national tournament in Surprise, Arizona. Every player prepares differently for the July-August season. Some play more tennis, some seek approval from their cardiologist, some go to a chiropractor, […]

Children’s Author Gary Soto to speak at Missouri City Branch Library

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Poet and author of numerous books for adults and children Gary Soto will read from and sign copies of a selection of his books at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Missouri City Branch Library on at 7 p.m. Nov. 3, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 1530 Texas Parkway. Soto will speak about […]

Sister of Missouri City cancer patient awarded for creative work

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By Christina Martinez Christina@theleadernews.com Two Christmas’ ago, Bridie Dybala’s brother Dominic was diagnosed with Leukemia. The family sold their house in May and the Dybala family stayed with mostly family in Missouri City while Dominic received treatment at Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center in Houston. One specific day, Bridie went with her mom to her […]

Stretch yourself to health!

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Yoga Mix Studio LLC is proud to be celebrating its one year anniversary, the relocation of the studio to 2601-G Cartwright Road, Missouri City, Texas, directly across the street from the new Missouri City Rec Center, and the announcement of its new program, YOGA FOR KIDS.   Along with the Yoga, Yoga Mix Studio also  […]

Fort Bend Family YMCA sends 450 kids back to school with backpacks

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As the summer comes to an end back-to-school shopping can be a stressful time for many families. The YMCA of Greater Houston helps ease this burden through its Operation Backpack initiative. Thanks to the generosity of our community partners, YMCA Board member Burke Randolph, and a little help from our friend Dwight Howard of the […]

Missouri City PD promotes Capt. Bothell to Assistant Chief

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The Missouri City Police Department is continuing to build on its proud legacy of leadership with the recent promotion of Lance Bothell from Captain to Assistant Chief of Police. Assistant Chief Bothell received a special recognition from City Council on Tuesday, Sept. 2, in honor of his 24 years of service, during which he excelled […]

City to Host 10th Anniversary of Fort Bend’s Longest-Running Business Expo Sept. 29 at Hampton Inn & Suites

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Marking a milestone anniversary, Business Showcase will partner with Missouri City on Monday, Sept. 29, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to host its 10th Annual EXPO at the Hampton Inn & Suites, 4909 Hwy. 6. The EXPO is the longest-running of its kind in Fort Bend County and will feature opening remarks by Mayor […]

Missouri City to host clean-up

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Continuing its “Team Clean” go-green initiative for the third consecutive year, Missouri City employees will again join forces this year and dedicate Friday, Sept. 19 to organizing their work areas and disposing of old documents, obsolete software, non-working equipment and other dated materials. City Hall (1522 Texas Pkwy.) and Municipal Court (3845 Cartwright Rd.) will […]

Notice of change in solid waste pickup for three Missouri City subdivisions

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To further improve solid waste collection citywide, Republic Services will change regular pickup days in the following subdivisions: *Bradford Village: Scheduled service days will change from Wednesday and Saturday to Tuesday and Friday. *Quail Valley Townhomes: Scheduled service days will change from Wednesday and Saturday to Monday and Thursday. *The Woods of Quail Valley: Scheduled […]

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