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

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com 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

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com 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 […]

New HCC Missouri City campus will aid in community revitalization

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Years of talks about building a new Houston Community College (HCC) campus in Missouri City turned into action with a much anticipated town hall meeting for the HCC Missouri City Center for Entrepreneurship, Technology, and Health (CETH). An excited crowd of community members and officials from Missouri City and Fort Bend County joined HCC trustees, […]

CORNERSTONE DADS

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Cornerstone Elementary School in Sugar Land hosted a “Cornerstone Dads” Event last month, so fathers of Cornerstone students could participate in school activities with their children.

Report: Alamo Drafthouse theater coming to Sugar Land in 2017

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Sugar Land is going to become the movie-going hotbed of the Greater Houston area. The city already has an AMC 30 next to the First Colony Mall, and the Flix Brewhouse coming next year. On Tuesday, CultureMap of Houston reported that Alamo Drafthouse will open a location in Sugar Land’s Imperial Market, a new multi-use […]

Sugar Land Garden Club Holiday Recipes

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Corny Corn Casserole 2 eggs 1 (15 1/4 oz.) can whole kernel corn (undrained) 1 (14 ¾ oz.) can cream corn 1 (8 11/2 oz.) box corn bread mix (Jiffy) 1 stick melted butter or margarine 1 8 oz. container sour cream 1 small can green chilies (optional) Beat eggs in a large bowl, add […]

Fort Bend County Health & Human Services collaborates with Nextdoor

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Fort Bend County Health & Human Services is pleased to announce its collaboration with Nextdoor (www.nextdoor.com), the free and private social network for neighborhoods, to further engage in protecting the health and safety of communities, with the help of residents. This integration with Nextdoor will enable Fort Bend County Health & Human Services to communicate online […]

Kudos Pink Ladies

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The Houston Diamonds Ladies Bowling League, comprised of residents from Houston, Stafford, Sugar Land, Missouri City, Richmond and Rosenberg have raised over $1,600 which will go to the American Breast Cancer movement.  In its recent annual fundraiser at the local Emerald Bowling Lanes, where all the ladies dressed in pink to support the breast cancer […]

Sienna First Choice Emergency Room teams up with Toys for Tots

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Since 2012, First Choice Emergency Room, an Adeptus Health company, has teamed up with Toys for Tots for its annual holiday community toy drive. First Choice Emergency Room, the nation’s largest network of freestanding emergency rooms, will be collecting unwrapped toys for children ages 0-12 now through December 13 at all 62 of its Texas […]

Avalanche Food Group Partners with Fort Bend Family YMCA to Give Away 200 Christmas Trees for Holiday Season

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The Avalanche Food Group is teaming up with the Fort Bend Family YMCA to give away 200 Christmas trees to local families on Friday, Dec. 4 from 6– 9 p.m. at the YMCA (4433 Cartwright Road, Missouri City). Each Christmas tree will include ornaments and decorations, as well as a free tree stand. “My brothers […]

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