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Rep. Reynolds named House Democratic Whip

RON REYNOLDS
US STATE REPRESENTATIVE

State Representative Ron Reynolds (Fort Bend County-D, District 27) was named Texas House of Representatives Democratic Whip for the 84th Legislative Session. The Democratic Whip assists the Democratic leadership in managing the party’s legislative program on the House floor. The Whip keeps track of all legislation and ensures all party members are present when important […]

Bushi Ban opens in Sienna Plantation

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Jan. 16 marked the grand opening of Bushi Ban Sienna Plantation at 7746 Highway 6, Suite A, Missouri City. From high powered Black Belts to curious onlookers, crowds of supporters packed the new Bushi Ban Martial Arts and Fitness school location. The new Sienna Plantation school is the ninth Houston-Area Bushi Ban school offering all […]

Missouri City hires interim city manager

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At a Special Meeting on Monday, Jan. 26, the Missouri City Council appointed William Eisen as the City’s new Interim City Manager. Mr. Eisen will step into his new position with the City after current City Manager Ed Broussard steps down on Friday, Feb. 6, to take over as City Manager in Tyler. Prior to […]

City Set to Celebrate Black History In February With a Month-Long Series of Inaugural Festivities

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Missouri City is built on a proud legacy of dedicated and trailblazing pioneers, including African-American politicians, business and home owners, stakeholders and hard-working citizens. The expansive and rich history of these individuals will be celebrated in February as part of the City’s first annual Black History Month Celebration. The theme for this year’s inaugural commemoration […]

Houston Community College puts forth tentative plan to build Texas Parkway campus

Discussing HCC Southwest’s expansion plans are, from left, Neeta Sane, HCC Trustee, District VII; Dr. Fena Garza, President of HCC SW; Mayor Allen Owen of Missouri City; and Betty Coleman, President of HCC Coleman.

The Houston Community College Board of Trustees has approved the $3.6 million purchase of 41 acres on Texas Parkway in Missouri City. The new property, adjacent to Missouri City Hall will be the location of a 75,000 square foot building to be constructed with 2013 CIP bonds. This action represents the culmination of more than […]

Fort Bend resident chairs Martin Luther King Jr. Oratory Competition

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By Subhrata Barot For The Star For 19 years, Fort Bend County resident and Gardere Wynne Sewell, LLP attorney Claude Treece has chaired the Gardere Martin Luther King Jr. Oratory Competition. Designed to commemorate Dr. King’s life and legacy, the competition also recognizes and encourages the oratory skills of Houston Independent School District elementary school […]

Missouri City City Manager Ed Broussard accepts same position in Tyler

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Missouri City’s city manager Ed Broussard is East Texas-bound. Broussard was hired on Dec. 23 to become the city manager of Tyler, an East Texas city with approximately 100,000 residents. Earlier this month, Broussard was selected as one of five finalists for the position, and he went through final interviews two weeks ago. Broussard was […]

Missouri City’s Broussard takes city manager position in Tyler

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Missouri City’s city manager Ed Broussard is East Texas-bound. Broussard was hired on Tuesday to become the city manager of Tyler, an East Texas city with approximately 100,000 residents and the 34th largest city in the state. Missouri City is the 49th largest. Earlier this month, Broussard was selected as one of five finalists for […]

International choir to perform in Missouri City

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By Karen Daniels For The Star Celebrating their 30th year anniversary, the African Children’s Choir will perform a free holiday concert, with their lively voices and festive dances, at 7 p.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church in Missouri City. The choir is composed of 18 children, 7 to 11 years of age, from […]

Rep. Reynolds writes “Body Camera” bill for upcoming legislative session

Texas State Rep. Ron Reynolds

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com District 27 State Rep. Ron Reynolds (D-Missouri City) announced that he’d just filed House Bill 474 during a community discussion about “Getting Criminal Justice Right” on Tuesday night at Marshall High. HB 474 would require law enforcement officers to wear body cameras on duty, so interactions with the public will be […]

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