Shootin’ the Bull

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Houston Texans running back Akeem Hunt (33) fumbles into the end zone Sunday afternoon during the Texans game against division rival Jacksonville Jaguars. The Texans were unable to score from the half-yard line but came away with a safety after holding the Jaguars and receiving a penalty during a punt from the end zone. The […]

Sugar Land plans New Year’s Eve extravaganza

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Make this New Year’s Eve a sweet one to remember with a vibrant celebration for all ages featuring world-class entertainment, state-of-the-art technology and a unique 3D midnight light show. Sugar Land’s New Year’s Eve on the Square extravaganza is the only free regional celebration that features award-winning 3D entertainment, fireworks, street performers and activities for […]

Dulles Middle School student leaders support and fundraise for Alzheimer’s research

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Dulles Middle School student leaders at the 2016 Fort Bend County Walk to End Alzheimer’s with teacher Jessica Knox (front right).

Students in Dulles Middle School Teen Leadership, PALs and AVID took part in the 2016 Fort Bend County Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Oct. 29, at Constellation Field. The students exceeded their fundraising goal, raising over $5,000. The DMS team was organized by Teen Leadership teacher Jessica Knox, who was personally motivated after losing her […]

Texans Foundation gives grant to Fort Bend Seniors


Tara Kuykendahl, center, of Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels accepts a giant check representing $5,000 from the Houston Texans Foundation prior to Sunday’s game at NRG Stadium. She received the check on behalf of J.C. Carrillo, who was a winner of a Community Quarterback Award.

Portions of Highway 6, Sienna Parkway to close for construction

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On Sunday, Dec. 18, from 4 a.m. to 5 p.m. there will be a full closure of State Highway 6 at the Fort Bend Parkway to allow for concrete placement of the bridge deck that spans the highway. All Frontage Roads and the intersection for Highway 6 and the Fort Bend Parkway will remain open […]

Meet one of the NFL’s fashion police

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Darin Jordan, a former player with the Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders, now patrols the sidelines of the Houston Texans during home games to make sure the players are in compliance with the NFL’s uniform policy. The Sienna Plantation resident says he likes to look his best while doing the job, thus the suit, tie and fedora.

Sienna Plantation resident keeps Texan players in uniform complience By Joe Southern When Darin Jordan watches the Houston Texans play, he sees a lot more than just runs, passes, catches, kicks and tackles. He sees what few others see and that’s what he’s paid to do. The Sienna Plantation resident and former National Football […]

Constellation Field aglow with holiday lights

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The Holiday lights shine at Constellation Field.

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Once again Constellation Field is aglow with holiday lights. The ballpark where the Atlantic League Champion Sugar Land Skeeters played just a few months ago is now filled with over 2.5 million holiday lights in over 100 displays. This is the third year that the Skeeters have […]

THE ROGUE ONES: Star Wars costumers enthusiastic for new movie, helping children

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Local members of the 501st Legion, a Star Wars costuming organization, are ready for the release this week of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” Pictured upper left is Tanya Bouchard as Mara Jade. In front is Jason Hardin as a Republic Commando of the Omega Squad. Pictured from the left in the group photo at the Santikos Palladium are Damian Hebert (Stormtrooper), Jeff Hebert (Darth Nihilus), Jason Haddock (Biker Scout), Javan Foerster (Shadow Stormtrooper) and Karl Gehring (Shoretrooper).

By Joe Southern The release of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” this Friday has millions of people excited, but few as excited as those who live, eat and breathe all things from a galaxy far, far away. Members of the 501st Legion – an international Star Wars costuming group – will be out […]

Here Comes the Savior


One of the greatest things about Christmas is the anticipation of what would be awaiting you under the tree on Christmas morning. As a kid, the anticipation would almost be overbearing; even for some adults. It’s almost torturous when you think about it. Right after Thanksgiving, we are immersed into Christmas for the next 4-5 […]

St. Catherine of Sienna Episcopal Church invites worship to christmas services

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St. Catherine of Sienna Episcopal Church, located at 4747 Sienna Parkway in Sienna Plantation, is a reflection of the Sienna community in its diversity and in the age of its members. They have 19 nationalities represented in their congregation. The church has been blessed with the gift of hospitality. They gather often for fellowship and […]

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