Sustainable farm, Loam Agronomics, opens in Richmond

The Edible Group, the parent company that owns Edible Earth Resources, Agmenity and Farmstead, have begun planting and developing its 288-acre sustainable farm in Richmond: Loam Agronomics. This farm is one of the largest farms of its kind in the Houston-area. Right now, the farm is focused on production for its CSA program. In the […]

Ocean Star celebrates 20th anniversary with open house

The Offshore Energy Center is hosting an open house April 26 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum. The public is invited to the open house, celebrating 20 years as a unique and quality museum. Admission is free for the day. The Offshore Energy Center is committed to […]

OCuSOFT getting ready for Le Cirque Gala

OCuSOFT, Inc. will join Exchange Club of Sugar Land as Ringmaster Sponsor for Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s 17th annual gala – Le Cirque, a whimsical, fantastical ball, on Saturday, April 29, at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square. “We’ll have Cirque du Soleil style entertainment, a live auction, silent auction, raffle, wine pull, dinner […]

Sugar Land men promoted on Special Olympics board

City of Sugar Land Assistant City Manager Steve Griffith has been promoted to the vice chair position on Special Olympics Texas’ (SOTX) Board of Directors a year after returning to the board in at-large role as the board’s treasurer. In his place, Western Container Corporation Chief Financial Officer Dale Hosack of Sugar Land has been […]

Second Mile Mission holding annual banquet

Last year, Fort Bend County families were affected by devastating flooding as the Brazos River breached its banks. The flood and the community response will be the focus of Second Mile Mission’s 13th Annual Banquet on April 7. At the banquet the organization will honor Cliff and Karen Parker, who established Second Mile as an […]

Missouri City seeks input from residents

The City of Missouri City is seeking the public’s input on the city’s comprehensive plan as well as a redesign of the city’s website. A symposium will be held Tuesday, March 28, at 7 p.m. at the Community Center in City Hall Complex, 1522 Texas Pkwy. Currently, staff is in the process of managing a […]

Missouri City to host MCTX FEST

Celebration of food, music and art set for April 8 This spring, the “Show Me City” is set to host its inaugural MCTX FEST—a new parks and recreation initiative that will feature an exciting day full of live music, art and food for residents and visitors. The festival of fun will take place on Saturday, […]

Woman celebrates 110th birthday

By Theresa D. McClellan For The Fort Bend Star She loves fried catfish, drinks three cups of whole milk daily, eats her dessert first and uses her walker to visit with friends at the senior living center in Meadows Place. Perhaps these are the secrets of longevity for 110-year-old Lillian Cox, who celebrated her milestone […]

Police extend application deadline for Teen Academy

The Sugar Land Police Department is extending the application deadline for its first ever Teen Academy to April 3 at 5 p.m. The Teen Academy is a new program intended to engage students in a variety of topics designed to foster relationships, trust and understanding between officers and teens. Participants will have an opportunity to […]

New Back Country Navigation classes offered at Cullinan Park

The Sugar Land Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with REI to offer Back Country Navigation classes at Cullinan Park. The class is the first outdoor learning activity to take advantage of the newly acquired park, which includes 754 acres of mostly inaccessible forest and wetlands north of Sugar Land Regional Airport. Two instructors certified […]

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