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Missouri City citizen overcomes Traumatic Brain Injury

RICHARD MURRAY

Richard Murray is used to an active lifestyle. The 74-year-old Missouri City resident has worked as a self-employed real estate agent for more than 25 years. He had to put his career and activities in his Lake Olympia neighborhood on hold while he overcame a Traumatic Brain Injury in February 2014 from a spontaneous brain […]

MC residents Jones, Ward earn honors at respective universities

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Missouri City native Roger Jones, a senior at Southern Arkansas University, was one of 333 students named to the university’s Dean’s List. To qualify, a student must complete 12 or more semester hours and attain a grade point average of 3.50 or higher. Denise F. Ward, a resident of Missouri City, has recently been named […]

Justin’s Homecoming

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The Fort Bend community rallied around Justin Stout, who was diagnosed with Leukemia earlier this year. Multiple blood drives were held to help Stout, who spent the past three months in the hospital. Stout’s neighbors welcomed him home with a parade last week, and the community continues to pray for Stout as he keeps fighting […]

Kim named Texas Access to Justice Foundation fellow

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The Texas Access to Justice Foundation, in partnership with Equal Justice Works, has announced the 2015 Texas Equal Justice Works Fellows, Esther Kim and Tovah Pentelovitch. The recent law school graduates have developed new and innovative legal projects that will impact lives and serve communities in desperate need of legal assistance. The two-year Fellowship projects […]

Stafford to celebrate the Fourth

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Fireworks, family, and the music of America’s heritage all add up a a rousing 4th of July celebration. The Fort Bend Symphony is once again invited to perform as part of the official City of Stafford July 4th celebration at the Stafford Centre. Just before the fireworks light up the sky at 9pm, the Symphony […]

CIVIL SERVANT OF THE WEEK: Melissa Bolding named Colony Meadows principal

MELISSA BOLDING
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The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees named Melissa Bolding the new principal of Colony Meadows Elementary (CME) during its Called Meeting and Board Workshop on June 1, 2015. Bolding will replace Gene Dupont, who is retiring from Fort Bend ISD after serving the last eight years as the principal of Colony Meadows. Prior to […]

Missouri City considers city-wide curbside recycling

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Missouri City resident Tami Mulcahey Bradley lives in a neighborhood where curbside recycling isn’t an option. “I farm out my glass to my parents in Sugar Land and friends in Pearland,” Bradley said. “I’ll have a personal victory dance when my recycling bins have more in them than my trash bin.” […]

Tickets Going Fast for Sugar Land’s Star Spangled Spectacular

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Come out and celebrate America’s birthday with food, fun and fireworks during the City of Sugar Land’s Star Spangled Spectacular at Constellation Field on July 4, from 7-10 p.m. The event will feature a variety of entertainment, various fun-filled games for the family and a patriotic fireworks finale. A limited number of tickets remain for […]

CIVIL SERVANT OF THE WEEK: Fort Bend Sheriff’s Deputy Nora Matheny

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By Keon Broadnax For The Star “Life’s too short to not do what you want.” These are the words that the first woman to patrol in District 18 lives her life by. Deputy Nora Matheny received an award for being a deputy for 30 years in the Fort Bend County. She has been a part […]

Tropical Storm Bill Triggering Significant Rise in Brazos River

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Tropical Storm Bill’s movement inland and the associated rain that has fallen in upstream watersheds is causing a dramatic rise in the Brazos River again. Forecasts are predicting levels very near what we saw over the Memorial Day weekend. Here in the City we anticipate seeing water rise again in our creeks and channels. Emergency […]

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