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Sienna Plantation announces top-producing realtors for 2014

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The team of Linda and Todd Riddle of ReMax Fine Properties has been named Sienna Plantation’s top-producing Realtor for 2014, the twelfth time the husband-and-wife team has earned the top-selling spot. Shijimon Jacob of Everest Realty finished second among the Fort Bend master-planned community’s other top-producing Realtors for the year. “We’re seeing a lot of […]

Pet of the Week 03/25/15

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Meet Oreo. This 7 month old long-haired Tuxedo cat is hoping to find a family who’ll appreciate his social, loving personality (and his dapper good looks). Tuxedo cats are known to be highly intelligent and sweet and Oreo is no exception. What goes together better than Oreos and milk? This Oreo and your family. Learn […]

Missouri City resident stays on track

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Henry Landry grew up competing in track & field, and he’ll continue to stay in it as long as he’s able. “I meet a lot of people and do a lot of networking,” said the 53-year-old Missouri City resident. “I’ve been running for 40 years. I love to run.” Landry, a […]

ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT: Ridge Point’s TJ Alexander

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By Adrian Martin For The Star Ridge Point’s TJ Alexander wears many hats around campus. Alexander’s fall job is quarterbacking the panthers football team, which went undefeated until a third round loss to Temple in the UIL playoffs last fall. Then in the spring months, after a brief “offseason”,  he roams the outfield on the […]

Gator time

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Alligators are out and about at Brazos Bend State Park in Needville. Be sure to follow park and safety regulations when visiting the park. For more information, log on to tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/brazos-bend, for more information. 

Sugar Land native wins popular Food Network show

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com From a young age, Sugar Land native Jackie Khanich was destined for culinary success. The 29-year-old California entertainment attorney’s grandmother watched her as a toddler. Khanich shadowed her grandmother, and by the age of 4, she was capable of baking a cake on her own. Fast forward 20+ years and Khanich’s […]

Pet of the week 03/18/15

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This sweet girl is a shepherd mix who has been cooped up at the shelter for too long. Sweet and playful, she’d make the perfect pet for just about anyone. Shepherd mixes are known for their intelligence, trainability and loyalty. Don’t you think this lovely gal would be the perfect fit for your family? If […]

Civil Servant of the Week: Rosenberg PD’s Daryl Segura

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Rosenberg Police Officer Daryl Segura and his twin brother, Danny, both grew up aspiring to work in law enforcement. Now, both twins work in their chosen field, within the educational system – Daryl’s a School Resource Officer in Lamar CISD, and Danny is an officer with Fort Bend ISD. “It’s great […]

It’s all about the build

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TriCity Business Alliance gives Habitat $7,500 There’s an organization home-based out of Stafford helping build homes, hope and opportunities for families to help themselves, and they’ve just been given a boost to continue that effort in Fort Bend.  The TriCity Business Alliance presented a $7,500 check last week to Sherwin Sun, who heads the Fort […]

Sheriff Nehls to face former Deputy Cempa in ’16 Republican Primary

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The 2016 Fort Bend Sheriff Republican Primary places the incumbent, Sheriff Troy Nehls, against former Fort Bend Sheriff’s deputy Frank Cempa Sr., who resigned from FBSO in 2013. The primary, which could still yield more candidates, will take place next March. The Fort Bend Republican Party, as standard practice, won’t endorse […]

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