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AS BIG AS TEXAS

Lynn Ashby

THE OPEN ROAD – As good highway drivers, we keep a sharp eye out for slick roads, dangerous curves and, of course, cops. But now we must also watch out for yet another danger: wildlife which dart across the road in front of us in their suicidal attempt to run up our car insurance premiums. […]

An ID-eal Situation

Lynn Ashby

You have already voted, the ballots either have been counted or are being re-counted, depending whether the LBJ School of Ballot Management is in charge. And you are celebrating another victory for democracy. As the Church Lady would say, “Well. aren’t you special.” That’s because you have all the necessary paraphernalia, appear prosperous and Anglo, […]

Letter to the Editor

I’m afraid your suggestion “How about including an option to use headphones? You could click on a candidate’s photo. They would introduce themselves to you in a 30-second segment … ” would constitute electioneering within 100’ of the polling place, a violation of state law. This doesn’t even consider the fact that it would make […]

Hauke-Graham Engagement

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Dr. Jeffrey and Sunny Hauke of Sugar Land, Texas are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Dr. Farrah Hauke to Barry Graham, son of Stephen and Jana Graham of Scottsdale, Arizona. The bride to be is a graduate of Arizona State University and a psychologist. The groom is a graduate of Boston University […]

Pet of the Week 11/05/14

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Meet Millie. This 5 month old tortoise shell kitten is a ball of energy and fun! Millie would love a home with another young cat or kitten to romp with. Millie is a little wiggly, but enjoys the company of young children. If you think that Millie is the spark of life that your home […]

Sylvia Atwood Service

September 10, 1942 – October 23, 2014 Sylvia Service, 70, passed on to her heavenly home to join her loving husband, father and mother, aunts, her grandparents, a baby sister, all who she loved so very much, on October 23, 2014. Sylvia Ann Atwood was born Sept. 10, 1942 in Abilene to James and Barbara […]

Funds and Games

Lynn Ashby

FROM: The Hon. Gov. Rick Perry TO: Any Texan or Wannabe Texan Do you have an idea for a new business? Do you wish to expand your current business? Bring a business to Texas? Or would you just like lots and lots of money? Then you, fellow Texan or potential Texan, have come to the […]

Easing fears about Ebola and your pets

Dear Tabby, With all this talk about Ebola, I’m worried about the disease spreading to (or from) my pets. Is it possible for Ebola to pass from human to pet (or vice versa)? Concerned in Cross Creek Ranch Dear Concerned, Everywhere you turn, everyone is talking about Ebola, so I don’t blame you one bit for […]

Letter to the Editor

Dear Fort Bend Star Editor: I wanted to follow up to your recent commentary “The Importance of the FBISD Bond Election”. I appreciate you taking the time to research the issue and applaud you using the Fort Bend Star in a responsible manner to highlight the importance of this bond referendum to our community. I […]

St. Laurence Catholic Church to add $12.9 million Parish Life Center

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St. Laurence Catholic Church, the oldest Catholic church in Sugar Land, will add a $12.9 million Ave Maria Parish Life Center adjacent to the church itself at 3103 Sweetwater Blvd. next October. St. Laurence opened in October 1985 with 500 families and has expanded to 7,000 families today. The new Parish Life Center replaces two […]

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