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Fort Bend Family YMCA Recognizes Keith Borgfeldt as Volunteer of the Year

Fort Bend Family YMCA Recognizes Keith Borgfeldt as Volunteer of the Year

On Nov. 18, the YMCA of Greater Houston hosted their Annual Celebration, an evening recognizing their volunteers of the year held at the Hilton Americas.  The event recognized volunteers who stand out in the crowd by giving tirelessly so that others have a chance to shine. Volunteer of the Year for the Fort Bend Family […]

Sugar Land breaks ground on Live Entertainment Venue


Construction of Sugar Land’s live entertainment venue began today with a formal groundbreaking southeast of U.S. Highway 59 and University Boulevard. Completion is expected in the fall of 2016. Joining Sugar Land City Council at the event were ACE Theatrical Group, the City’s partner in the development; Martinez+Johnson Architecture; Linbeck Group, LLC, the construction manager; […]

Heritage Baptist to host Christmas services

Associate Pastor 
Brian Simmons

In a manger 2,000 years ago, a lifeline was thrown out to all humanity. Every single human was separated from God by their sin. But Jesus Christ, God Himself, came to earth as a baby, lived a sinless life and was crucified for our sins, taking our place and making atonement for us so that […]

A new toy will get you into the annual Fort Bend Holiday Bowl


The holidays are upon us and one of the best ways to kick off the season is to attend the Battle of the Bend, the ninth annual Fort Bend Holiday Bowl. The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office Enforcers will be taking on the Sugar Land Police Department Chargers at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 at […]

Rep. Reynolds to host “Getting Criminal Justice Right” Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday

Bob Hebert (R)

In light of the recent grand jury decisions not to indict the police officers involved in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, State Rep. Ron Reynolds (D – Missouri City HD 27) announced he will host the “Getting Criminal Justice Right: Working Together as a Community to Make Things Better” Town Hall Meeting […]

Report: Sugar Land ranked eighth snobbiest city in Texas

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Movoto, a California-based online real estate brokerage company, regularly releases Top 10 lists, nationally and statewide. Its most recent list may be flattering or demeaning – depending on your perspective. Movoto ranked Sugar Land as the eighth snobbiest city in the state of Texas. The criteria used was based on positive things such as household […]

Domestic abuse numbers higher in November, December


By Karen Daniels For The Star An unfortunate byproduct of the holiday season is stress that can lead to domestic violence. Twice a year, Fort Bend Women’s Center Executive Director Vita Goodell says the shelter receives a spike in calls and services: the holidays and summer break. The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office provided the […]

Missouri City Fire Department seeks community input


By Karen Daniels For The Star The City of Missouri City is currently rewriting their strategic plan for its Fire Department. This is the third plan for the City since 2006, but the first time the plan will include the community’s input. “We want to determine what’s going right, what’s going wrong,”  Missouri City Fire […]

Hockey time in Sugar Land…


The Sugar Land Imperials hosted the Nashville Junior Predators last month at the Sugar Land Ice & Sports Center last month. The Imperials’ next home series with be Jan. 30-Feb. 1 against the Dallas Junior Stars. The team will host a Can Drive on Jan. 30, Star Wars Night on Jan. 31 and “Skate With […]

Constellation Field lights bring joy to Fort Bend County


Holiday Lights at Constellation Field start on Friday Fort Bend County residents have an opportunity to see two million holiday lights without traveling far from home. The Sugar Land Skeeters baseball team’s hosting the Sugar Land Holiday Lights through Jan. 4, at Constellation Field. The showcase of lights includes nine different themed areas and multiple […]

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