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Homeowners Looking for a Change Start The Search at Sugar Land Home & Garden Show


Sixth annual show kicks off Jan. 30, with new products, old favorites The 6th Annual Sugar Land Home & Garden Show returns to the Stafford Centre, located at 10505 Cash Road in Stafford, for its sixth annual event on Saturday, Jan. 30 and, Sunday, Jan. 31. Homeowners interested in modifying their home space – indoors […]

Walker-Friendly Marathon provides First-Ever Age Group Awards for 5K Walking participants


The eighth Annual Memorial Hermann USA Fit Marathon is excited to announce today the addition of Age Group Awards for its Humana Vitality 5K walking participants for the first time. In an effort to continue to provide a walker-friendly race, the Memorial Hermann USA Fit Marathon, which also includes the Fort Bend Kia Half Marathon, […]

American Eyes Optical reaches out to local community oriented


By Michael Sudhalter Dr. Mini John of American Eyes Optical, 2755 Texas Parkway Suite 104 in Missouri City, is proud to run a community-oriented Optometry practice. “We’re trying to be more involved with the community, and we plan on doing more health fairs,” John said. “We see a lot of kids, and we’re working […]

The Heart Truth — Free Heart Health Screenings at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

Board-certified cardiologist 
with Houston Methodist 
Cardiology Associates.

Think of your heart as your body’s delivery system. It pumps out the good stuff—oxygenated and nutrient-rich blood—to every inch of your body through a network of arteries. But heart disease throws a wrench into things. “The most common form, coronary heart disease, is the number one cause of death for both men and women […]

Missouri City hopes to bring in more visitors with HOT funds

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By Michael Sudhalter Have you ever looked at the bottom of a hotel receipt and noticed that a 6 percent charge known as the “Hotel Occupancy Tax” (HOT) and wondered where the funds ended up? In the State of Texas, the HOT goes to local taxing authorities like cities and counties that have very […]



How would you like to enjoy a night on the town with your spouse or significant other? The Star will present one lucky couple with a $75 dinner, flowers and delicious cake for Valentine’s Day. Entering is easy. E-mail us your love stories. They don’t have to be long, but we want to hear about […]

Former Missouri City council member Gary to run this spring


Missouri City resident Cynthia L. Gary, a former two-term Missouri City council member and one-term Fort Bend ISD trustee, announced her candidacy for City Council At-Large Position 2. She will be challenging first term incumbent Chris Preston in May. At Large candidates are elected by the entire Missouri City electorate. “I want to work for […]

Libraries announce Family Reading Club this winter


The popularity of Fort Bend County Libraries’ Summer Reading Clubs for children, teens, and adults inspired the library system to add a similar program for families during the winter season. The Family Reading Club will begin on Sunday, January 24, and will continue for six weeks through March 5, at all branches in the Fort Bend County library […]

Letters to the Editor 01/06/16

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POST OFFICE CONCERNS I’m glad you were able to take action on the Post Office on Texas Parkway …but the Glenn Lakes facility also has issues. They have changed their hours to 8:30am-4:30pm [even though the web site says differently] — how is one suppose to work and get their mail when a signature in person […]

Fort Bend County resident gives anonymous gifts


Earlier this week, a Fort Bend County resident made a visit to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office to make a donation to the community. The resident asked Sheriff Troy E. Nehls to have his Patrol Deputies distribute 50 $100 gift cards to families in Fort Bend County who could use a boost. The cards […]

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