Category archives for: Letters

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 […]

Reader frustrated over the red light cameras issue

Dear Editor, I would like to state my disappointment and frustration in reading of the City Council’s decision to invalidate the citizen petition to ban red light cameras in Sugar Land. It is regrettable when the will of the people becomes secondary to technicalities and the egos of elected representatives and city employees. Instead, a […]

Say it ain’t so – says reader

Dear Bev, I have been a faithful reader of your column for nearly 18 years and I was heartbroken when I read your column on May 22.  PLEASE don’t stop writing about those political rascals…your editorials are funny and spot on. It is such a wonderful joy to see the “Star” in my driveway and I […]

Reader frustrated over the red light cameras issue

Dear Editor, I would like to state my disappointment and frustration in reading of the City Council’s decision to invalidate the citizen petition to ban red light cameras in Sugar Land. It is regrettable when the will of the people becomes secondary to technicalities and the egos of elected representatives and city employees. Instead, a […]

Reader says there’s enough public safety and officers in Sugar Land

Dear Bev, I enjoyed your story detailing your traffic stop with Sugar Land’s PD.  We have so many officers in Sugar Land because every time the city does a citizen survey about concerns, i.e. what is important, and what the city can do for the citizens, the number one answer is always “public safety”. The […]

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