Category archives for: Missouri City

Missouri City resident Ted Karnezis continues Old Hickory Inn’s success

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Ask Old Hickory Inn Barbecue co-owner Ted Karnezis about his restaurant’s long history of success, and there’s no secret recipe to it. “It’s about great food, awesome customers and a great community,” said Karnezis, a Missouri City resident who owns the restaurant with his father, Thomas. The Karnezis Family owns three […]

Missouri City HCC campus set for January 2017

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Missouri City is expected to build a $21.5 million Houston Community College (HCC) campus on Texas Parkway by January 2017. The design phase on the 70,000 square foot campus is expected to be completed by October, and Construction by December 2016. The move-in phase will begin in January 2017. The construction manager […]

Missouri City welcomes new firefighters, new fire station

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Missouri City Fire Station 5, located on Waters Lake Boulevard, opened its doors and begin serving the southern portion of Sienna Plantation. Officers and drivers for the new station were sworn in on June 25, at a special ceremony at the City Centre at Quail Valley, 2880 La Quinta Dr. “The opening of Fire Station […]

Close collaboration between physicians at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Neuroscience and Spine Center helps Missouri City man walk again

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The weakness in Aaron Sammut’s legs had progressed so rapidly that he could no longer walk. By the time the 64-year-old Missouri City resident made an appointment with board-certified neurologist Larry Tran, M.D. – one of the specialists at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s Neuroscience & Spine Center – he was confined to a wheelchair […]

Missouri City HCC Campus set to debut in early 2017

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Missouri City is expected to build a $21.5 million Houston Community College (HCC) campus on Texas Parkway by January 2017. The design phase on the 70,000 square foot campus is expected to be completed by October, and Construction by December 2016. The move-in phase will begin in January 2017. The construction manager is Turner Construction Company. […]

Missouri City’s Township Square is on the rise

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Township Square, located in Missouri City near the intersection of FM 1092 and Texas Hwy. 6, is the oldest shopping center in the city. But until a few months ago, the 65,340 square foot shopping center on 1.5 acres of land had only about half of its store occupied. The property […]

MC prepared to “Fight the Bite”; officials adding extra mosquito spraying days

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Missouri City began its regular mosquito spraying in April on every Thursday between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. With the rain and recent temperature change, however, mosquitoes are on the rise; due to the sudden upsurge, the City is adding extra spraying days for the next two weeks. All City streets will be sprayed on […]

New Missouri City business mixes wines and records

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Paul Killingsworth grew up playing music and  earned a college scholarship as a piano player. He later became a bass guitar player. When he decided to supplement his musical income, he began working in the restaurant industry—eventually becoming well-versed in wine. Today, the 38-year-old Sugar Land resident combines the best of […]

Missouri City citizen overcomes Traumatic Brain Injury

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Richard Murray is used to an active lifestyle. The 74-year-old Missouri City resident has worked as a self-employed real estate agent for more than 25 years. He had to put his career and activities in his Lake Olympia neighborhood on hold while he overcame a Traumatic Brain Injury in February 2014 from a spontaneous brain […]

MC residents Jones, Ward earn honors at respective universities

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Missouri City native Roger Jones, a senior at Southern Arkansas University, was one of 333 students named to the university’s Dean’s List. To qualify, a student must complete 12 or more semester hours and attain a grade point average of 3.50 or higher. Denise F. Ward, a resident of Missouri City, has recently been named […]

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