Category archives for: Missouri City

Rep. Reynolds sentenced to a year in jail; he’s out on bond pending appeal

RON REYNOLDS
US STATE REPRESENTATIVE

District 27 State Rep. Ron Reynolds (D-Missouri) received the maximum sentence of a year in jail and a $4,000 fine after being convicted of five counts of Misdemeanor Barratry on Monday. Reynolds posted $25,000 bond and is out of jail, pending his appeal, which is being handled by Houston attorney and fellow State Rep. Harold […]

Report: Rep.Reynolds convicted of misdemeanor Barratry

RON REYNOLDS
US STATE REPRESENTATIVE

In a legal case that has persisted for over a year, a final verdict come down on Friday. And District 27 State Rep. Ron Reynolds (D-Missouri City), the Democratic House Whip, was convicted of five counts of Misdemeanor Barratry (colloquially known as Ambulance Chasing) at Montgomery County Court in Conroe. Reynolds, who has proclaimed his […]

Missouri City moves closer to increased recycling

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For many years, trash collection in Missouri City was handled on a neighborhood-by-neighborhood basis. That will change soon as the city signed a city-wide seven-year contract with WCA to begin service on Jan. 1. City officials say that it will bring a 75 percent savings. It’s also expected to bring recycling to a higher level […]

New retail / office space to bring economic development to Missouri City

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com By next year, Missouri City will receive an economic boost when the first part of the Tang City Plaza development comes to fruition. Tang City Plaza, which will be located at 4899 Hwy. 6 adjacent to the Hampton Inn, is expected to debut the first of five two-level buildings next spring. […]

GOLFING FOR A CAUSE…

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The Missouri City Fire Department did a “golf ball drop” last Friday as part of the Missouri City Police Officers Association (MCPOA) Golf Tournament last Friday at Quail Valley Golf Course. The proceeds from the tournament went to the MCPOA.

Fort Bend Facilities Bonds pass easily

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Fort Bend voters approved all four Facilities bond propositions at the polls on Tuesday by a wide margin. The widest margin was Prop 3 (70-to-30 percent), which will construct a new library in the western part of the County, as well as renovating and expanding the current Missouri City library for a total of $19.8 […]

Maroulis to decide Missouri City’s next City Manager

ANTHONY MAROULIS
District C Candidate

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Six months ago, Anthony Maroulis was an Engineer with no political experience. On Monday night, the first-term Missouri City District C member will provide the deciding vote between whether interim city manager Bill Atkinson or former Austin Assistant City Manager Anthony Snipes. “Our staff deserves an answer this month – to […]

Three Missouri City teens earn Prestigious Eagle Scout Award

Missouri City teenagers, from left, Ethan Spendlove, Matheus Menezes and Tyler Echard earned Eagle Scout designation at a Court of Honor conducted at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sienna Plantation. (Submitted photo)

Three Missouri City teens, Ethan Spendlove (17), Matheus Menezes (18), and Tyler Echard (15) were recently awarded the Eagle Scout designation at a Court of Honor conducted at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sienna Plantation. Friends, family and troop leaders attended the celebration.  Spendlove, Menezes and Echard belong to Troop 395 […]

Missouri City Author sheds light on darkness of bullying

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By Deborah Rowe For The Star Author and Missouri City resident Lauretta Hill delves into the harrowing effects of bullying and conquering it with her newly published adolescent fiction book, “The Crying Rag: The Legacy I am.” Hill said the book she wrote is about an 11-year-old African-American girl in Kansas named Edie Ann Griffin, […]

HEB Sienna to offer free makeovers to cancer survivors

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The HEB Sienna Market location will be offering free makeovers to cancer survivors in a celebration of life for Breast Cancer Awareness from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17. Survivors of any age are welcome to schedule an appointment by calling 281-778-1300 ext. 047 or visiting the store in store.  For additional […]

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