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Children’s Author Gary Soto to speak at Missouri City Branch Library

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Poet and author of numerous books for adults and children Gary Soto will read from and sign copies of a selection of his books at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Missouri City Branch Library on at 7 p.m. Nov. 3, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 1530 Texas Parkway. Soto will speak about […]

El Pollo Loco’s first Texas restaurant opens in Sugar Land

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El Pollo Loco, the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, celebrated the grand opening of its first Houston, Texas restaurant – a key expansion market for the chain. In true Texas fashion, the festivities included a grand opening party, where attendees were invited to sample El Pollo Loco’s signature dishes and tour the restaurant before doors officially open to […]

Inspiration Stage “Bops to the Top” with High School Musical

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National award-winning Inspiration Stage of Sugar Land presents High School Musical, October 3-5 at the historic Sugar Land Auditorium. Come watch this fabulous cast of local teens “Bop to the Top” in Disney’s High School Musical on Stage. Performances are Oct. 3 (7:30 p.m.). Oct. 4 at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 5 at […]

Skeeters advance to Atlantic League Championship Series

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The Sugar Land Skeeters came back from a three-run deficit to beat the York Revolution 5-3 on Sunday in York, Pa. and advance to the Atlantic League Championship Series for the first time in franchise history. The Skeeters played the Lancaster Barnstormers for the title in the best-of-five series, beginning on Tuesday. Results from Game […]

Sister of Missouri City cancer patient awarded for creative work

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By Christina Martinez Christina@theleadernews.com Two Christmas’ ago, Bridie Dybala’s brother Dominic was diagnosed with Leukemia. The family sold their house in May and the Dybala family stayed with mostly family in Missouri City while Dominic received treatment at Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center in Houston. One specific day, Bridie went with her mom to her […]

Local event highlights human trafficking problem

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The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Lambda Sigma Chapter, will host a Human Trafficking Symposium between 10 a.m. and noon on Saturday at Oct. 4 at the Sugar Creek Baptist Church’s chapel, 13223 Southwest Fwy. in Sugar Land. Human trafficking has become a major problem in the United States, including the Greater Houston area, and […]

Stretch yourself to health!

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Yoga Mix Studio LLC is proud to be celebrating its one year anniversary, the relocation of the studio to 2601-G Cartwright Road, Missouri City, Texas, directly across the street from the new Missouri City Rec Center, and the announcement of its new program, YOGA FOR KIDS.   Along with the Yoga, Yoga Mix Studio also  […]

Christmas Advent Season

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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital would like to cordially invite the Fort Bend and surrounding communities to join us as we usher in the Christmas Advent Season. Through a series of worship events, we will tell the story of the coming of the Christ Child. Please join Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital on the following […]

Fort Bend Family YMCA sends 450 kids back to school with backpacks

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As the summer comes to an end back-to-school shopping can be a stressful time for many families. The YMCA of Greater Houston helps ease this burden through its Operation Backpack initiative. Thanks to the generosity of our community partners, YMCA Board member Burke Randolph, and a little help from our friend Dwight Howard of the […]

Sugar Land PD searches for burglars

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Sugar Land police are looking for two men who stole electronics from a home in the 7000 block of Radcliff Place on Sept. 23. A woman said she left home at 8:15 a.m. and received a call at 2:15 p.m. from her nanny who said the house had been ransacked. The suspects broke a master […]

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