Category archives for: Sugar Land

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 […]

Sugar Land Good Samaritan’s body found in Clute

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A body found in the Brazos River near Clute on Saturday afternoon is believed to be the remains of a Fort Bend County man who was apparently knocked off a bridge near New Territory – 60 miles to the northwest – last Sunday night. The search for Puneet Nehra, 43, of Sugar Land was extended […]

Good Samaritan’s body found nearly 60 miles south of New Territory

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A body found in the Brazos River near Clute on Saturday afternoon is believed to be the remains of a Fort Bend County man who was apparently knocked off a bridge near New Territory – 60 miles to the northwest – last Sunday night. The search for Puneet Nehra, 43, of Sugar Land was extended […]

Classic Chevrolet of Sugar Land’s Chili Cookoff raises money for Sugar Land police

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Classic Chevrolet of Sugar Land has a tradition of helping out the community. They wanted to do something that would accomplish that goal, and create a fun, festive atmosphere for local residents. “We just wanted to do something to give back to the community,” said Mark Kolon, General Sales Manager and […]

Autism Advocates readying for the Big Game!

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On April 26, Constellation Field will be immersed in purple and gold as hundreds of autism advocates gather for the Third Annual Strike Out Autism Family Fun Day.  Leading the way is Presenting Sponsor and Three Time MVP, Rangeland Energy.  Serving as hosts and excitingly cheering on the autism community are Hope For Three, and […]

Former Fort Bend prep stars glad to be playing for Skeeters

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Minor league baseball takes players across the map, from Montana to Florida and everywhere in between, but two well-traveled former Fort Bend County prep baseball standouts are glad to be home. Sugar Land Skeeteers left-handed pitchers Cory VanAllen (Clements) and Daniel Meadows (Katy Cinco Ranch) signed professional baseball contracts after playing […]

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