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Chelsea Murray selected to take part in Siemens Stem Institute fellowship

Chelsea Murray, a middle school science teacher at Billy Baines Middle School in Missouri City has been selected as one of only 50 middle and high school educators from across the country to take part in the exclusive Siemens STEM Institute fellowship, designed to bring teachers to the cutting edge of science, technology, engineering and […]

Get tips on family history research at library

In recognition of National Preservation Week, April 27-May 3, Fort Bend County Libraries will present programs to help the beginning family-history researcher begin collecting and preserving precious family memories before they are lost to time. The programs will take place on Saturday, May 3, at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond. The theme for […]

Kozlowski, Marshall, Martin added to 2014 Skeeters roster

The Sugar Land Skeeters recently signed three left-handed players for the 2014 season:  left-handed relief pitchers Ben Kozlowski and Jay Marshall, along with returning outfielder Dustin Martin. The announcement was made by Skeeters Manager Gary Gaetti. Kozlowski, 33, split the 2013 season between Sugar Land and the Atlantic League’s Somerset Patriots, combining for a 3-1 […]

Local agencies team up for Warrior Moms Renew Day Luncheon

Three local social services agencies team up to host Warrior Wives and Moms Renew Day Luncheon and Spa Day.  Fort Bend County Social Services’ Director Anna Gonzales, Project LIFT Executive Director Barbara Irving, and Sugar Grove Church of Christ Outreach Minister Darlene Willis felt this unique event would offer the moms a change of pace […]

Get garden gift ideas at library

Missouri City Branch Library will present “Gifts from Your Garden” on Saturday, May 3, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 1530 Texas Parkway. Fort Bend County Master Gardener Tricia Bradbury will talk about handmade gifts that can be made from the bounty of a backyard garden. Herbs, […]

E.S.L. book club for non-English speakers offered

An E.S.L. (English as a Second Language) Book Club will meet at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond, on Thursday, May 1, beginning at 10:00 am, in the Learning Lab on the first floor of the library. The book to be discussed is The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, written by Alexander McCall Smith. […]

CFBCA Leadership Class takes tour of Life Flight helicopter


Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital hosts the Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance (CFBCA) Leadership Class during their Health and Human Services tour day.  Director of Business Development, Courtney Diepraam, is a member of the leadership class and arranged for a tour of Life Flight where members of CFBCA Leadership were given an up close opportunity […]

Missouri City residents to vote on bond package, mayor & city council position

Early voting begins April 28 By Betsy Dolan  With early voting starting April 28, the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce recently held a forum to allow candidates the opportunity to bring their position on the issues to the voters. Missouri City residents will be casting ballots for four bond proposals that total $40M; a mayor’s race […]

QV Proud Hotline 04/09/14

“IT’S A BIRD, IT’S A PLANE, NO, IT WAS SUPERMAN!!!  At 7:45 am last Thursday, (“what to my wondering eyes appeared”) a man dressed in FULL “superman” attire, including the cape.  He was biking on the Cartwright sidewalk, adjacent to QV Hole #15.  His cape was inflated and it appeared that if he were not […]

Elizabeth J. Duckworth

Elizabeth J. Duckworth

ELIZABETH J. (“BETTY”) DUCKWORTH, passed away in her sleep on April 1, 2014 in Houston, Texas, after a brief battle with cancer. She would have celebrated her 85th birthday in May. Betty was born in Aberdeen, South Dakota on May 29th, 1929, to Leigh and Adeline Seaman.  She grew up in Warner, South Dakota in […]

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