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Skeeters announce Deacon’s Stars and Stripes Charity Softball Game


Benefitting the Sugar Land Skeeters Foundation and Behind the Badge; April 16 at Constellation Field The Sugar Land Skeeters announced today that the Deacon’s Stars and Stripes Charity Softball Classic, presented by enTouch Business, will be held on Saturday, April 16 at Constellation Field. The inaugural charity softball game will raise money and awareness for […]

Truancy Committee hosts first meeting


County Judge Bob Hebert and City of Sugar Land Mayor James Thompson recently appointed a County Wide Truancy Policy Committee to establish a unified truancy policy for Fort Bend County. Established in the 84th Legislature, HB 2398  imposed a requirement on all counties with two or more courts hearing truancy cases, and two or more […]

Missouri City educator wants parents and students to build a future of learning


By Donna Hill For The Star When Cynthia Poore retired from her career in education, she still had a need to teach. After 30 years of working with students, she wanted to continue a firm foundation of learning for students – and start a small business as well. Noticing gaps in learning for some students, […]

Mission group visits Sugar Land


A group of Kunama speaking Eritreans who make up a LINC Houston Mission congregation currently meeting at Fishers of Men Lutheran Church in Sugar Land are some of the nicest people in the world! Why? Because they are so thankful to Jesus for all He has done, and it shows in their actions. They are students […]

Fort Bend CAD goes high-tech

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Chief appraisers of county appraisal districts and appraisal review boards (ARBs) may communicate electronically through email or other media with property owners or their designated representatives. Written agreements are required for notices and other documents to be delivered electronically in place of mailing. How does it work? Certain guidelines must be followed for this local […]

Exchange Club Spaghetti set for Feb. 26

Ezra is looking forward to attending The Exchange Club of Sugar Land’s 29th Annual Spaghetti Dinner from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26 at Fluor Corporation Cafeteria. (Photo by Larry Pullen)

The Exchange Club of Sugar Land’s 29th Annual Spaghetti Dinner will be held Friday, Feb. 26, 5:30-8:30 PM at the Fluor Corporation Cafeteria, 1 Fluor Daniel Drive, Sugar Land. Over 1500 people attend this event each year. Local law enforcement agencies and firefighters compete in a Spaghetti Sauce Cook-off. Their eccentric costumes are always a hit. […]

Are you ready to seek treatment for varicose veins?

Board Certified Vascular Surgeon

Free  seminar on Thursday in Sugar Land Varicose veins can be unsightly and may cause discomfort or pain. In some cases, they can even lead to serious health problems. Understanding more about varicose veins can help you decide how to better deal with them. Ulises Baltazar, M.D., board-certified vascular surgeon with Houston Methodist Cardiovascular Surgery […]

A voice for the voiceless: Adopting the best ordinance for Stafford’s stray animals


By Donna Hill For The Star The City of Stafford is looking at updating its Animal Ordinance, and a change could be made later this year. While updating, changing and amending the City of Stafford Animal Ordinance, Stafford is compiling information and working with City Attorney Art Pertile to draw up a new ordinance. On […]

SUGAR LAND NOTEBOOK: Sugar Land looks at growth in 2016 and beyond

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By S. Barot For The Star From the planning of annexations of New Territory and Greatwood, to the addition and completion of parks and trails around the City, Sugar Land is continuing to develop at breakneck speed and is illustrating both growth and connectivity. Sugar Land will annex both areas between 2017-2020. Primary impact will […]



Sophomore Brice Kolle of Sugar Land, was named the Marine Military Academy December 2015 Cadet of the Month for the Leatherneck Band. The cadet who receives this esteemed award is nominated by his band instructor for his exemplary attitude, conduct and leadership. In addition to the recognition he received Jan. 15 in front of the […]

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