Il Primo Pizza & Wings honors first responders

By Donna Hill For the Fort Bend Star Si Mendoza honors those who serve, respond, and protect. Every year on Sept. 11, Mendoza finds a way to give back. Over the past six years, Mendoza and the staff of his restaurant, IL Primo Pizza & Wings, hosted a meal for first responders and their families. […]

Fort Bend County Fair time

Parade, All-Star line up highlight annual event Compiled by Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com The 2017 Fort Bend County Fair begins its 10-day run from Sept. 29 to Oct. 8. Beginning with a parade and continuing with live entertainment, the queen competition, PRCA rodeo action, livestock shows, carnival and more, the fair will be held in Rosenberg […]

Declining revenues force Sugar Land to raise taxes

City adopts tax rate, budget for 2018 The Sugar Land City Council was to consider the 2017 tax rate and fiscal year 2018 budget at a regularly scheduled meeting on Sept. 19 at Sugar Land City Hall. Public hearings on the tax rate were held on Aug. 22 and Sept. 5, and a public hearing […]

Skeeters, Texans, rose up in time of need during Hurricane Harvey

What a difference a little wind and rain can make. Granted, when that wind and rain come in the form of a hurricane it can change lives and communities forever. Hurricane Harvey certainly changed ours. There are countless stories out there about how the storm impacted people here in Fort Bend County. Everything from high-water […]

Skeeters finish season 67-73

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com The Sugar Land Skeeters ended this season the same way they did last year with a victory over the Long Island Ducks. The difference is, instead of winning the Atlantic League championship, the Skeeters notched a losing season and the Ducks moved on to the playoffs. The Skeeters did take two […]

Stafford beats Bellville, readies for Rattlers

By Stafford MSD Communications Longtime Defensive Coordinator Ken Savanah earned his first career victory as a head coach Friday with Stafford’s 7-5 win over Bellville. It was the third time the Spartans held a team without a touchdown since the beginning of last season and the eighth time since the beginning of last season that […]

Texans tackle Bengals for first win of the season

@FtBendAthletics: Fort Bend starts the season 4-7

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star The Fort Bend ISD schools put Hurricane Harvey behind them and started their delayed football season by collecting 4 wins and 7 losses last weekend. Clear Lake 47, Clements 0 Clear Lake took advantage of Clements’ turnovers to take a 28-0 first quarter lead, and go on […]

Annual Exchange Club of Fort Bend Duck Golf Classic set

The Exchange Club of Fort Bend is gearing up for its Annual Duck Golf Classic. The scramble will be on Oct. 16 at the Pecan Grove County Club in Richmond. Registration starts at 10 a.m. and tee off is at 11:30 a.m. The proceeds from the annual golf tournament benefit area charities such as Child […]

Elkins 2017 salutatorian Gabrielle Le receives Youth Excellence award

Each year, the Vietnamese Culture and Science Association honors outstanding high school students during its Youth Excellence Recognition Luncheon. The honorees are Houston-area, Vietnamese-American high school graduates who were either valedictorians or salutatorians of their respective schools. Among this year’s honorees was Elkins High School’s 2017 salutatorian, Gabrielle Le. Le is a 2017 National Merit […]

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