Girl Scouts and the leaders participate in the pre-game parade Friday night at Constellation Field, as the Sugar Land Skeeters celebrated both Girl Scout Night and Pink in the Park at the baseball stadium. Hundreds of Girl Scouts marched in the parade and stayed after the game for fireworks and to camp out on the […]

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center welcomes its 100,000th visitor

First birthday bash celebration on May 20  The Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center – a project of the Children’s Museum of Houston – recently announced that it has reached its 100,000th visitor. The lucky visitor was Roshmy Vilangattusil, a Discovery Center member, who visited with her two young boys (and is expecting a girl) on […]

Comicpalooza proves that pop culture isn’t just for nerds

Commentary by Edwin Vega For The Fort Bend Star Whether you’re a fan of Marvel Comics artist Arthur Suydam or actor Chuck Norris, Comicpalooza proves that pop culture isn’t just for nerds. Perhaps Comicpalooza should be renamed, “Popculture-palooza,” because this convention does not just attract comic book nerds and geeks, but like everything else that […]

Danny Dietz Memorial Classic continues to grow

New, favorite activities to benefit Navy SEAL Foundation The 8th Annual U.S. Navy SEAL Danny Dietz Memorial Classic returns to the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds in Rosenberg on Memorial Day weekend. Each year this event has grown in activities, attendance and money raised for the Navy SEAL Foundation ( Last year the Professional Rodeo Cowboys […]

UT students from Fort Bend biking to Alaska

Students raising funds through 4,500-mile ride By Theresa D. McClellan For the Fort Bend Star What does it take to climb onto a bike knowing there are 70 days and 4,500 miles ahead of you before you reach your destination? How do you prepare yourself mentally and physically to ride in rain, cold and heat; […]

Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra teams up with choirs for season finale

Final show of season is Sunday at Stafford Centre The Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 25th season this year with blockbuster performances and stellar guest artists. This is also the inaugural year for the FBSO Chorus. The season finale promises to be a spectacular culmination of FBSO’s anniversary season, blending orchestral and choral voices […]

Man sentenced to life for murder at Stafford store

Cristhian Cardozo, a father of two, was murdered Dec. 10, 2014, at the Stafford Walmart while trying to defend his family from attackers. A Fort Bend County jury sentenced the shooter, Jason Lara, to life in prison on May 5 after convicting him of Cardozo’s murder. Cardozo, age 35, was shot in the face and […]


Visitors to the City of Sugar Land’s Arrive Alive event Saturday at the Smart Financial Centre plaza visit a Verizon booth to learn about the latest in Bluetooth products. The city held the event to help prepare residents for the new hands-free law that was recently enacted to prevent drivers from using cell phones and […]

Free Comic Book Day

Comic book fans line up to collect comic books Saturday at Bedrock City Comic Company in Missouri City for Free Comic Book Day. The annual event celebrated at comic book stores across the country provides free, special comics to fans. This year, Bedrock City had musicians, comic book artists and cosplayers (people in costumes) to […]

Memorabilia of old school needed for gymnasium renovation project

Do you have old yearbooks, pictures or memorabilia from the old Missouri City High/Middle School? Fort Bend County Pct. 2 Commissioner Grady Prestage is calling on the community to help with the Missouri City Middle School Gymnasium Renovation Project. The building was acquired by Fort Bend County from Fort Bend ISD and Prestage plans to […]

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