Keep Sugar Land Beautiful plants 150 trees

The tree canopy in Sugar Land continues to grow thanks to the 94 Keep Sugar Land Beautiful volunteers who planted and mulched 150 five-gallon native hardwoods during Trees Across Sugar Land on Nov. 12. Keep Sugar Land Beautiful thanked the Apache Corporation Tree Grant Program that awarded KSLB the 150 trees we planted in Brazos […]

Sugar Land seaman at work

Sugar Land seaman at work Seaman Cassidy Edison of Sugar Land touches up a paint locker of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). Edison serves aboard Ike as a deck seaman and is responsible for ship preservation. Ike and its Carrier Strike Group are deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, […]

Branding the Bull: Texans mascot TORO more than a fuzzy cheerleader

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Andrew Johnson wants to brand a bull. Specifically, he wants to brand TORO, the Houston Texans mascot. He doesn’t want to use a hot, metal stick to engrave an image of ownership on TORO’s rump. He wants to brand him as a marketing promotion. That’s what the 25-year-old Kansas City native […]

Brothers earn Eagle Scout rank

Sugar Land’s Boy Scout Troop 441 recently added two new Eagle Scouts to its ranks, brothers Christopher and Mark ZumMallen. Troop 441 is sponsored by Christ Church Sugar Land. The troop was founded in 1989 and has over 145 Eagle Scouts to date. In order to earn the Eagle award, a Scout must complete 21 […]

Sugar Land plans New Year’s Eve extravaganza

Make this New Year’s Eve a sweet one to remember with a vibrant celebration for all ages featuring world-class entertainment, state-of-the-art technology and a unique 3D midnight light show. Sugar Land’s New Year’s Eve on the Square extravaganza is the only free regional celebration that features award-winning 3D entertainment, fireworks, street performers and activities for […]

Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital donation will feed thousands of Fort Bend County children

Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital recently donated $5,000 to Lunches of Love, a non-profit organization that provides free sack lunches to children in need in Fort Bend County. The donation will help to provide more than six-thousand lunches to children in need throughout Fort Bend County. Greg Haralson, senior vice president and CEO of Memorial […]

Pete Olson visits the Honor Roll School

U.S. Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) visited Nov. 28 with third grade students at The Honor Roll School in Sugar Land. Olson and the students discussed the responsibilities of each branch of the United States government. Students asked questions about the government and the voting process in a town hall style set up. “It was a […]

Skeeters Foundation hosts third annual kickball tournament

On Oct. 1, the Skeeters Foundation hosted its third annual Skeeters Baseball Foundation Kickball Classic at Constellation Field, bringing local businesses together for a fun-filled day of kickball competition in support of the Foundation. The Skeeters Baseball Foundation raised $50,000 with 28 corporate sponsored teams and over 500 players participating in the Kickball Classic. The […]

Skeeters put mini plans, group tickets on sale

The Sugar Land Skeeters recently announced that mini plans and group tickets for the upcoming 2017 season are now available to the public. Four different mini plans are available, including 14-game plans for Friday Night Fireworks, weekends, and weekdays, as well as the Pick 8 Plan. Mini plans give fans a fun and affordable way […]

Sugar Land Town Center tree lighting celebration

The City of Sugar Land held its annual tree lighting celebration Thursday, Dec. 1, in the Sugar Land Town Square. Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived on the back of a fire truck along with Mayor Joe Zimmerman. Santa flipped the switch to turn the lights on the city’s 40-foot Christmas tree.

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