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 […]

Tree removal part of Community Center Renovation Project

Recently, the Missouri City Parks and Recreation Department removed trees from the courtyard area of the Community Center in the City Hall Complex, 1522 Texas Pkwy. The tree removal is consistent with the Phase II Renovation Plan for the facility. Phase II of the Community Center Renovation Project may include a new roof over the […]

Cancer walk, festival set for Oct. 30

Missouri City Fitness in conjunction with Missouri City Church of Christ will host its second annual Breast Cancer Awareness walk and fall festival on Oct. 30. The walk will start at Missouri City Church of Christ at 2019 Bright Meadows Drive, Missouri City. The gathering starts at 11 a.m., and the walk begins at noon. […]

Missouri City Council considers increase in tax rate

At their Tuesday, Sept. 6, regular meeting, Missouri City Councilmembers approved the Finance & Services Committee’s recommendation to place a proposed tax rate of $0.56010 per $100 valuation on the Monday, Oct. 3, regular meeting agenda at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The rate exceeds the lower of the effective or rollback tax rate, and […]

Kelsey-Seybold OPENS new multispecialty care center in Sienna Plantation

New location will expand on services already offered in fast-growing Fort Bend County Sienna Plantation Clinic opened recently at 7010 Highway 6, Missouri City, near the Oilfield Road/Lake Olympia Parkway intersection. The $9-million investment will grow the clinic’s footprint in Fort Bend County. Kelsey-Seybold – Sienna Plantation Clinic, a one-story, 23,800-square-foot medical office building, is […]

ReConnect brings floatation therapy to Missouri City

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Have you ever wished you could cast your cares adrift and live stress-free, even for a minute? ReConnect Chiropractic and Holistic Center in Missouri City allows you to do just that. Although only open since March, clients at ReConnect have been taking advantage of their new Float Pod to disconnect from […]

Missouri City, AccessHealth, Fort Bend County hosting Back-to-School Health Fair

Missouri City, AccessHealth and Fort Bend County are hosting a Back-to-School Health Fair from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Fort Bend County Annex Complex, 307 Texas Pkwy. Continuing a long-standing partnership, city staff will join Fort Bend County and AccessHealth again this year to host the free annual health fair […]

WCMC awards scholarships and charitable donations

The Woman’s Club of Missouri City (WCMC) celebrated its 60th Anniversary on May 2 by receiving a proclamation from Missouri City Mayor Allen Owen and ended the year on a high note May 3 in the fellowship hall of The First Methodist Church of Missouri City. The time-honored organization awarded five scholarships to deserving Missouri […]

Cry Out Houston event held in Missouri City

By Theresa D. McClellan For the Star With the bodies of civilians and police officers mounting in the streets and the growing rhetoric, animosity and war of words exchanged in social media causing more separation, one former Fort Bend County man now living in Dallas said he had to do something to spark change. “All […]

Women’s Club of Missouri City 60th anniversary

In celebrating their 60th anniversary as Missouri City’s oldest social service organization, the Women’s Club of Missouri City honored members who have been active 30 or more years. Pictured here are Virginia Hodges, member 36 years; Charlotte Etgen, 31 years; Mary Burger, 40 years; Shirley Renfrow, 33 years and Jane Thompson, 37 years. (Not pictured is […]

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