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Furniture store giving away two sectionals to family in need


The Furniture Discount Center, 13715 Murphy Rd. Suite E in Stafford, is giving away two L Sectionals, valued at $299 apiece, to two Fort Bend families in need, this holiday season. “We want to be an involved community partner,” Furniture Discount Center manager Yang Sun said. “We don’t want this to be the only time […]

Sugar Land cancer patient involved in design of Rose Bowl float

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Northwestern Mutual, presenting sponsor of the 2016 Rose Bowl Game, unveiled its float design for the Rose Parade on Dec. 2, showcasing the greatest adventure of Peyton Richardson, a 13-year-old aspiring ballerina from Sugar Land, who is battling leukemia. Peyton wants to travel the world to see performances from the world’s most distinguished ballet companies. […]

Brightwater Garden Club celebrates 25 years

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By Donna Hill For the Star When Janet Love founded the Brightwater Garden Club in Missouri City, 25 years ago, she didn’t know just how successful it would become. As the club celebrated its milestone recently, past president and founder Love said living in a new neighborhood was the reason for starting the garden club. […]

Memorial Hermann is meeting the spiritual needs of patients, families and staff


While doctors, nurses and therapists work to advance patient health, members of the Memorial Hermann Chaplaincy Services team are focused on healing the body, mind and spirit of patients, their families and even hospital staff. Spiritual care has been part of Memorial Hermann going back to the original Memorial Baptist Hospital in 1907. Today, Memorial […]

It’s National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Know the Signs and Symptoms


Memory loss that disrupts daily life.  Confusion with time or places.  Mood swings and withdrawal from social activities.  According to the Alzheimer’s Association, these are the early signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease, an incurable disease that is expected to affect nearly 14 million people by 2015. To help drive awareness of the disease during […]

Miller named President of Sugar Land Skeeters


The Sugar Land Skeeters are thrilled to announce Jay Miller as their new President. The former Round Rock Express President and Texas Rangers Executive brings 34 years of front office baseball experience to the Skeeters organization. “We’re extremely excited that Jay has joined our team.” Skeeters owner Bob Zlotnik said. “He brings a wealth of […]

Sienna hosts CASA Wreath raffle


Area residents will have a chance to upgrade their holiday décor and support a worthy cause during a raffle happening in Sienna Plantation and benefiting Child Advocates of Fort Bend. Sixteen decorators have donated 17 lavishly decorated wreaths and swags that are on display now in the Sienna Homefinder Center, 5777 Sienna Parkway. The items […]

Princess Christmas is a Perfect Way to Celebrate the Holiday Season!


Princess Christmas is a Perfect Way to Celebrate the Holiday Season! You have been royally summoned to attend Princess Christmas, Dec. 9-21, Saturdays and Sundays at 3 pm at Award-winning Fort Bend Theatre, 2815 N. Main St. Stafford. Everyone’s favorite princesses – Cinderella, Belle, Jasmine, Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel, The Little Mermaid and Snow White – […]

Constable Davis to face Sgt. Smith in re-election rematch


By Michael Sudhalter Fort Bend Precinct 2 Constable Ruben Davis will run for a sixth term next year and he’ll face a familiar opponent in the Democratic Party Primary on March 1. Davis, who was first elected in 1996, will face Missouri City Police Sgt. Daryl Smith, whom he defeated 55 percent (2,867 votes) […]

Sugar Land woman leads church volunteer effort to help homeless


By Michael Sudhalter Kira Halcarz has spent her whole life helping people. The Sugar Land resident was a public school teacher in Houston and now works as a substitute teacher in Fort Bend. She’s also the leader of Christ United Methodist Church in Sugar Land’s participation in Fort Bend Family Promise, a non-profit that […]

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