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Academy Sports + Outdoors Opens in Sienna Plantation

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Commercial development within Sienna Plantation continues to flourish, with the recent opening of Academy Sports + Outdoors. The 63,000-square-foot sporting goods store debuted Sept. 18 at 9210 Highway 6 with a flurry of grand opening events and giveaways, including an appearance by Houston Astros center fielder Colby Rasmus. Academy is the most recent retail opening […]

Former Missouri City Chief named Fort Worth’s Police Chief

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It didn’t take long for Joel Fitzgerald to return to the Lone Star State. Fitzgerald, a Philadelphia native who served as Missouri City’s Police Chief from 2009-13, was named Chief of Police in Fort Worth last week. Fort Worth is the 16th largest city in the U.S. and the fifth largest in Texas with a […]

Missouri City native patrols Middle East waters with U.S. Navy

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By Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Pat Migliaccio, Navy Office of Community Outreach U.S. Navy Lt. Jason Stringfield , a 2003 Hightower High School graduate and Missouri City native, is serving overseas with Coastal Patrol Squadron One, living and working at a Navy base in Manama, Bahrain. Stringfield is a training officer with the Bahrain-based […]

Report: Sienna Plantation youth league executive accused of stealing funds

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Staff Reports Sienna Plantation resident Trace Werner wanted to build a pool at his home, but he allegedly went about it by stealing from the local youth baseball league. Werner, 44, was arrested on charges of money laundering, theft and misapplication of financial property after local authorities say he stole more than $50,000 from the […]

Oyster Creek Rotary Club holds its 16th annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon

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The Oyster Creek Rotary Club will hold its 16th annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon 11:30 AM, Friday, Nov. 6 at the City Centre at Quail Valley, Missouri City. Oyster Creek Rotary Club president, Harrison Gregg, Jr., describes the event as “a demonstration of our appreciation to veterans with individual introductions of each attending veteran in a […]

Missouri City’s new HCC campus delayed due to County Facilities Bond

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Missouri City’s new Houston Community College (HCC) campus was set to be built on Texas Parkway by January 2017, but it will be delayed by a months – or possibly longer. The construction of the $21.5 million campus is part of an elaborate development plan that involves Missouri City, HCC, Fort […]

Reynolds, Brown trade barbs long before March primary

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com – The 2016 Democratic Primary is more than five months away, but the rhetoric in the campaign is already heating up in District 27. State Rep. Ron Reynolds (D-Missouri City), a three-term incumbent, could face his first primary challenge since 2010, on March 1. Missouri City resident Steve Brown, a former […]

Weather derails Quail Valley City Centre profit projection

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The city of Missouri City predicted a small profit for City Centre at Quail Valley in Fiscal Year 2015, but Mother Nature had other plans. “For the Year-to-Date, actual net loss is $133,851 versus a budgeted Year-to-Date profit of $3,434,” said Missouri City spokesman Cory Stottlemyer. “The budget was created with […]

COMMENTARY: What is wrong with Missouri City and why is it not growing like its neighbors?

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Missouri City leadership continues to show contempt for any resident that disagrees with them. Our very system of government is designed to allow those who are governed to speak out about the ones governing. This is clearly spelled out in the first amendment to the U.S. Constitution. This is why our leaders are elected and […]

Management District helps attract 1,000 new homes to Lake Olympia

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com A great deal of the growth discussion near Hwy. 6 and the Fort Bend Toll Road has focused on Sienna Plantation, an unincorporated residential area where businesses are located in the Missouri City municipal limits. There are currently about 7,500 homes, with plans for a total of 15,000. And in the […]

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