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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 […]

Janis P. Versen

Janis P. Versen

Janis P. Versen, 80, of Sugar Land, TX and formerly of Salisbury, NC and Jacksonville, IL, died at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospice Unit, Friday, April 11, 2014 after a long illness. She was born on April 9, 1933, in Cedar Rapids, IA, the youngest daughter of George F. and Pauline Lowe.  She received her Bachelor […]

Different thoughts and fears regarding the STAAR Test is normal

Wertheimer counselor and test coordinator, Rocio Espinoza, says, “Our Hawks are ready for the challenge!”

By Morgan Grieve 6th Grade student at LCISD’s Wertheimer MS   The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) is a test given to students in grades 3-8 and to students taking high school level courses. The STAAR test includes reading and mathematics for grades 3-8, writing for grades 4 and 7, science for […]

UH efforts to raise awareness for bone marrow donors

A group of University of Houston students has gained the attention of the national bone marrow registry organization, Be The Match, because of their actions to raise awareness of the critical need for donors. Niyati Vaidya is shown on the left.

By Marisa Ramirez “You feel like this is really something that makes a difference,” said Niyati Vaidya, of Sugar Land, and a health education major and treasurer of the Be The Match-University of Houston. “Just the words ‘bone marrow’ can sound scary to people.” Be The Match is a bone marrow registry of potential donors […]

Gloria (Tuggie) Krehmeier

Gloria (Tuggie) Krehmeier, 83, passed away in Sugar Land, Texas, following a brief illness. Visitation is scheduled at Sugar Land Mortuary, 1818 Eldridge Road on Saturday, April 5th from 9:30am to 11:30am. Graveside services will follow at 12:00pm at Morton Cemetery, Richmond, Texas. Gloria was born August 30, 1930 in Sugar Land, Texas to Robert […]

Daphanie Ann “Dottie” Childs

Dottie Childs

Daphanie Ann “Dottie” Childs (age 58) was born December 18, 1955 and passed away peacefully on March 19, 2014 from a sudden and severe stroke. Dottie grew up in Stafford and lived in Sugar Land for a great portion of her life. Dottie graduated from John Foster Dulles high school and also attended East Texas […]

Janie Giambelluca Schuman

Janie Giambelluca Schuman

Janie Giambelluca Schuman (July 28, 1917 – March 8, 2014) Janie Giambelluca Schuman, 96, of Sugar Land, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014.  She was born July 28, 1917 in Bryan, Texas, to Jack and Josephine Giambelluca.  Janie was a long time resident of Stafford until she went into Sugar Land Health Care Center in […]

Reader gives a warning to motorists

Dear Editor, When you travel along Hwy. 6 and Lexington and Hwy. 59 South, if you see a green light, Do Not Cross the line into the intersection with your car until you can see enough empty space in your lane for the entire vehicle to completely be out of the intersection space. Even if […]

Irene Carabajal

Irene Carabajal, 70, passed away Friday, February 28, 2014 in Sugar Land.  She was born March 11, 1943 in Kendleton to Juan Guadalupe and Trinidad Vela De Los Santos.  “Mom we love you and we’ll miss you dearly.  You will always be in our hearts.” Mrs. Carabajal is survived by her children, Rudy Carabajal Jr., […]

Vernon Orville Carden

Vernon Orville Carden

Funeral services for Vernon Orville Carden, Sr., 87, of East Bernard, TX, were 2 PM Saturday, Feb 15, 2014, at First Baptist Church, 1117 First Street, Rosenberg, TX 77471. Burial in Morton Cemetery, Richmond, TX. Visitation was 5-8 PM Fri, Feb 14, 2014, at First Baptist Church, Rosenberg, TX. Born Oct 23, 1926, in Neches, […]

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