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Sugar Land Skeeters help out flood victims

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The Sugar Land Skeeters are working with Houston Red Cross shelters to provide food for those affected by floods Bring $10 worth of pre-packaged, unopened snack food items to Constellation Field and receive a free field box ticket to a Sugar Land Skeeters game valid Saturday, May 30 – Tuesday, June 2 at Constellation Field, 1 Stadium […]

Sugar Land artist paints scene of home

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Growing up on a ranch in the central Texas town of Fayetteville, Sandra Stevens had two constants in her life. “They were farm animals and painting,” said Stevens, who rode horses competitively at Blinn College in Brenham. Her aunt helped teach her how to paint, and the most obvious subjects were […]

Sugar Land woman helps students’ prom dreams come true

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Eva Fackeldey never attended her own prom, but she’s made the celebratory event a reality for more than 1,000 Fort Bend students who may have otherwise missed the event. The Sugar Land resident founded the Cinderella-Cinderfella Project 15 years ago. The non-profit helps economically disadvantaged students with the opportunity to attend […]

Sugar Land Approves First Steps for Long-Term Development of Cullinan Park

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Sugar Land City Council approved agreements on May 19 for the future development of Cullinan Park, 754 acres of mostly inaccessible forest and wetlands north of Sugar Land Regional Airport. The land is currently owned by the city of Houston and Houston Parks Board and is located within Houston’s extra-territorial jurisdiction (ETJ). The Cullinan Park […]

Local group honors patriotism

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Patriotism was the order of the day, Monday, May 18 at Constellation Field.  The Skeeters’ organization has been a proud supporter of the event since its inception in 2013. The event was emceed by Sugar Land Council member Amy Mitchell. A flag processional by the SE Texas Patriot Guard Riders and invocation by member Tom […]

Fort Bend ISD, Stafford MSD classes canceled amid flooding emergency

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Fort Bend ISD and Stafford MSD canceled classes on Tuesday amid flash flood warnings that have impacted many roads in the area. The flash food warning has been lifted and there’s a flash flood watch until noon but several cars were submerged in the water. Several parts of the Fort Bend Parkway have been affected […]

Sugar Land Junior Super Star winner to sing National Anthem at Memorial Day event

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Richmond resident Camryn Gonzales loves to sing. “I like that it shows the power you have – way of expressing feelings,” said the Wertheimer Middle School sixth grader. “When you talk, you don’t express your feelings the way you do when you sing.” Gonzales, 12, won the Sugar Land Junior Super […]

Sugar Land woman says HOA crossed the line

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Last winter, Sugar Land resident Eleanor Burgess put an 18-inch decorative Christian Cross in her front yard garden as a memorial to her 92-year-old mother who passed away in December. Burgess, who lives in the Commonwealth subdivision in Sugar Land, received the cross as a gift from relatives in East Texas […]

Top Sugar Land Real Estate firms announce merger

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Two of the largest residential and commercial real estate firms with historic ties operating in the Sugar Land and Fort Bend County area have announced a merger. RE/MAX Fine Properties, led by Minesh and Nimesh Patel, and RE/MAX Heritage, led by Barbara Osborn, have joined forces. The combined companies will operate under the RE/MAX Fine […]

Carl Favre Memorial Service scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday

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It is with deep personal regret that I inform you of the loss of our long-term, dear friend and valued colleague, Carl Phillip Favre. Carl passed away at home in the early morning hours on Monday, May 11, 2015. Each of us not only grieves at the passing of a tremendous individual but also for […]

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