By Stafford MSD Communications U.S. Army Col. Thomas Ehlinger, Ret., started a Veteran’s Day tradition soon after he became the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) teacher at Stafford High School in 2002. Each Veteran’s Day, Ehlinger and his JROTC students host a Veteran’s Day ceremony at the school. “We would like to recognize and […]
By Donna Hill For The Fort Bend Star Clear skies and five country bands for one ticket. Constellation Field played host to its second annual Country at the Ballpark concert Saturday night to the delight and entertainment of thousands of fans. “We were very pleased to have such a lively crowd for Country at the […]
The use of electronic cigarettes and vaping devices is now banned anywhere smoking is prohibited in the city of Missouri City, in accordance with a recently amended city ordinance. The amended ordinance defines electronic cigarettes and expanded the definition of smoking to include the use of the devices, thus enforcing the use electronic cigarettes in […]
Musician 2nd Class James Baty, from Sugar Land, assigned to the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), participates in the Petty Officer 1st Class Navy-wide advancement exam. Deployed in support of Pacific Partnership 2016, Mercy is in transit to Oahu, Hawaii, after a successful mission visiting Timor Leste, Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Houston Texans tight end Stephen Anderson goes airborne as he is tackled by Detroit Lions cornerback Quandre Diggs Sunday during the game at NRG Stadium. The Texans won 20-13. The team has a bye week next week and then hits the road for the next two games; the first at Jacksonville on Nov. 13 and […]
Skeeters open 2017 campaign at home on April 20 The Sugar Land Skeeters begin defense of their Atlantic League championship at home against the Bridgeport Bluefish on Thursday, April 20, 2017. The baseball team recently announced their schedule for the 2017 regular season. The Skeeters begin their sixth season of play in the Atlantic League […]
By Theresa D. McClellan For the Fort Bend Star People are surprised to learn that some Fort Bend County residents are financially hurting. That’s why it is so important when churches come together to support Family Promise. “I just believe in their program and think it’s so great. At one point my mom had five […]
Fort Bend ISD recently named new leaders for its three future elementary campuses. Among the new leaders are: Joy Schwinger, Elementary School 48; Lori Hoeffken, Elementary School 49; and Kari Bruhn, Elementary School 50. All three schools are funded through the 2014 Bond Program, and will open in August of 2017. Schwinger, currently principal of […]
By Theresa D. McClellan For the Fort Bend Star How do people talk about racism in America? What do people do when long held views of bias and hate come from the mouths of loved ones? Where do people turn when their faith communities are silent? On a sunny Saturday morning in midtown Houston, those […]
Kenny Rogers, right, and Linda Davis perform a duet Friday night at the Stafford Centre. Rogers performed a retrospective of his career as he brought his The Gambler’s Last Deal tour to town. Rogers is retiring after six decades of performing country and pop music.