Category archives for: Letters

Reader wants the “Star” to stop the space and ink on Carlson’s column

Dear Editor, Any chance you can stop the ink and space for Barbara J Carlson’s column? She raises her head from the sand long enough to shout accusations and babble … never any solutions … before plunging it back under the sand again. She now holds John Kerry and Hillary Clinton responsible for advising George […]

Put more resources behind STEM says Dr. Betty Baitland

Dear Editor: If we want to prepare the next generation for the explosion of high-tech jobs that are likely to dominate the job market, we need to put more resources behind education in science, technology, engineering and math, collectively known as the STEM subjects. By 2018, STEM jobs are projected to increase 22 percent, to […]

Praises for Sugar Land Police by resident

Dear Editor, Kudos to the Sugar Land Police Department for being good neighbors and serving us so well. My purse was stolen Wednesday night while I was at church (in Houston), and the scumbags got my driver’s license. I was worried they would go to my house while I was waiting for the Houston police […]

Sugar Land Animal Services Manager responds to Flaxman’s letter

Dear Editor, I am writing in response to Jessica Flaxman’s letter to the editor that appeared in the “Fort Bend Star” on July 17.  The article was extremely critical of Sugar Land Animal Services and our employees.  Our employees and the many dedicated volunteers who donate their time on a regular basis are very disappointed […]

Reader shares insight of Sugar Land Animal Shelter

Dear Ft. Bend Star, When friends ask how I can bear to volunteer at the Sugar Land Animal Shelter, I know what they’re thinking. “Isn’t it unbearably sad? Isn’t it dirty and smelly? Isn’t it just a horrible place for all those poor animals?”  They are describing the conditions at many shelters in this area  […]

Resident livid over euthanizing 4 month old puppies at animal shelter

Dear Editor, I would like to submit a story that captures the horrific events that occurred yesterday, June 26, 2013.  For the past week and half, several of my colleagues had reported seeing a beautiful Jack Russell Terrier crossing the intersection at Hwy 6 and University Blvd..   It wasn’t until Monday, June 25, that […]

Reader says Boy Scout’s letter to the editor is false

Dear Editor, Although our system of government should allow all political opinions, even from young citizens like the Boy Scout from Quail Valley (who recently wrote an opinion against assault weapons and high capacity magazines), I should like to set the record straight.  I am the first to acknowledge the fundamental goodness that is represented […]

Fort Bend ISD working together to ensure all students are future-ready

Dear FBISD Community, I am honored to serve as Fort Bend ISD’s Superintendent of Schools. As the seventh largest school district in Texas, serving 74 campuses and 14 other sites, Fort Bend ISD is committed to our children, who represent the very future of our community. I am aware of what a tremendous responsibility it […]

Boy Scouts is a great program for youths says a Life Scout from Troop 1424

Dear Editor, My name is Kevin McNeff. I am an incoming senior at Fort Bend Christian as well as a Life Scout in Boy Scouts of America Troop 1424. I would like to inform your readers why I believe scouting is a great program for youth in our community. While in elementary school one may […]

Teen supports President Obama’s gun control policy

Dear Editor, My name is Christopher Vaughn Heyward and I live in Quail Valley, Missouri City. I will be going to Elkins High School as a freshman this coming school year. I am also a Boy Scout and have achieved the rank of Life in Troop 1631. I am writing this letter to support the President’s gun […]

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