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Betty Jane Nicks Sneed

Betty Jane Nicks Sneed

Betty Jane Nicks Sneed born 11/25/1930 in Thibodaux, LA, passed away 5/8/2014 in Houston, TX.  She is preceded in death by her husband of sixty years, Arch H. Sneed, her parents Elijah Elmer Nicks and Eliska Josephine (Grice) Nicks, 3 siblings: Vera Ann Greaves, Ora Fife, and Elijah Elmer (Jigs) Nicks, Jr.  She is survived […]

Senior citizens upset over the T.E. Harman Center management

Dear Editor, On Tuesday, April 15, Mike Goodrum, Assistant City Manager of Sugar Land, held his second meeting in response to a petition signed and submitted by members of the T.E. Harman Center for senior citizens. The gist of the petition was the alleged mismanagement by the current manager of T.E. Harman to one of […]

Opal Cora Pierce

Opal Cora Pierce was born on June 16, 1926 in Katy, Texas to William Aaron and Cora Bell Hestand Mosby. On June 16, 1971, she married Thomas George Pierce in Galveston, Texas. She was a lifelong Houston resident. Opal Cora Pierce passed away on Friday, May 2, 2014 at the age of 87 years. She […]

Joseph Aaron Pena, “Chacho”

Joseph Aaron Pena, “Chacho”

Joseph Aaron Pena, “Chacho”, age 20, left this earth to be with the Lord on May 3, 2014. He was born and raised in Sugar Land, Tx. He was a wonderful, precious and loving Son to Mother: Tabitha Ramirez, Father: Emilio Smithwick, Dad: Jay Aranda, Step-dad: Mike and Step-mom: Angie.  He was a loving Brother […]

Ruth Claire Rose

Ruth Claire Rose 1926-2014 On April 18th, 2014, after 88 wonderful years, Ruth Claire Rose (nee Forhan) died gently at her Azalea Trace home with her niece, Susan and her friends and caregivers Sandra and Kim, who have been unfailing in their care and devotion, at her side. She is the loving aunt of nieces, […]

Albin “Shorty” Fritz Tielke, Jr

Albin “Shorty” Fritz Tielke, Jr. was born in Needville, Texas on November 13, 1930 to Albin F. and Emma Wieghat Tielke. He married Verna Dell Engelhardt in 1949, and moved to Sugar Land, Texas, to start a family and begin a career at Sugar Land Industries as a heavy equipment operator. He then became a […]

One Way Pairs Project is not the will of the people

Dear Editor, When deciding on the one way pairs, here are ideas to really fear. Now that Fort Bend county and TxDot are free to sidestep the citizens, subvert the will of the people, and disregard our special election, I suppose they could proclaim an edict making themselves our supreme rulers for life and over […]

A Superhero Principal – Irma Nurre

By Iris Ung A 6th grade student at LCISD’s Wertheimer MS WOW! ZAP! ZOOM! She has the power to control 532 children!  She has the devotion to lead young minds to success!  She has the determination to encourage and effectively impact her students!  She has the compassion to make sure every child is in a […]

Carlton A. Batten

Carlton A. Batten

Carlton A. Batten, age 85, husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, passed away Sunday, April 13th. Mr. Batten is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 23 years, Jere;  his children, Debbie Dunlap (husband Russell), Donna Molho (husband Jack Molho), and their mother Barbara Batten;  grandchildren Amy Dunlap, Lindsay Sullivan (husband Nick Sullivan), Carly […]

Ralph Frederick Beeler Jr.

Ralph Frederick Beeler Jr., devoted Christian, loving husband, beloved father, adored grandfather, brother and dear friend left this life to spend eternity with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, April 11, 2014.  He passed away in the comfort of his home in the arms of Marion, his best friend and loving wife of […]

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