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Rosenberg fifth-grader wins national contest for being “good natured”

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Rosenberg resident Carolyn Riedel has noticed that her 11-year-son, Ashton, does an extraordinary job of being kind to his friends, family and classmates. Riedel came across a national Good Natured Kids Contest, sponsored by a health food company. The company was looking to recognize kids who show concern for others. Riedel […]

Letters to the Editor 05/20/15

Cub Scout Tiger Den 5, Pack 1882 toured the Fort Bend Star office last week.  (Submitted photo)

Stafford fails test of Democracy in 2015 Those of us who love Stafford and want to serve to advance unity and understanding of the issues have a responsibility to call to task the unethical behavior and offensive racial pandering that was prevalent in the recent City of Stafford and SMSD elections. It is time for […]

Toll Road Authority general manager discusses future possibilities 

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Will the Fort Bend County Toll Road Authority (FBCTRA) ever link the 10-mile gap between the Fort Bend Parkway and the Grand Parkway? “It’s a very long term project – it’s at least 7 to 10 years down the road,” said FBCTRA General Manager Stone. “Ultimately, it will be beneficial because […]

CIVIL SERVANTS OF THE WEEK: FBISD names 2015 Teachers of the Year

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Fort Bend ISD is proud to announce the names of its 2015 Teachers of the Year: Melanie Hines of Oyster Creek Elementary School is FBISD’s Elementary Teacher of the Year; and Stacy Vinson of Baines Middle School is FBISD’s Secondary Teacher of the Year. Hines and Vinson were named winners at the District’s annual awards […]

The Fort Bend Star Reader’s Choice

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The students, teachers and parents are all counting down the days of summer. It’s time for summer camp, some fun time at the pool or that vacation you’ve been waiting for all year. But before you pack that suitcase, remember to cast your vote. No, this one doesn’t require registration or heading out to the […]

Fort Bend Theatre’s action reaction troupe presents: A Little Princess, Sara Crewe

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Join Sara Crewe in the delightful adaptation of her classic story, A Little Princess, Sara Crewe, presented by Award-winning Fort Bend Theatre, 2815 N. Main Street, May 20-31, Fridays at 8p.m. and Saturdays & Sundays at 3 p.m. This heartwarming story, performed by FBT’s talented Action Reaction Troupe (A.R.T.) ages 8-18, reveals how young Sara, […]

Sugar Land Junior Super Star winner to sing National Anthem at Memorial Day event

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Richmond resident Camryn Gonzales loves to sing. “I like that it shows the power you have – way of expressing feelings,” said the Wertheimer Middle School sixth grader. “When you talk, you don’t express your feelings the way you do when you sing.” Gonzales, 12, won the Sugar Land Junior Super […]

Ridge Point baseball/softball, Elkins baseball advance in state playoffs

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com It’s a good time to be a sports fan in the Missouri City/Sienna Plantation area. The Ridge Point High softball has advanced to the UIL Class 5A regional semifinals for the second time in three years, while the Elkins and Ridge Point baseball teams will represent their respective schools in the […]

Sugar Land woman says HOA crossed the line

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Last winter, Sugar Land resident Eleanor Burgess put an 18-inch decorative Christian Cross in her front yard garden as a memorial to her 92-year-old mother who passed away in December. Burgess, who lives in the Commonwealth subdivision in Sugar Land, received the cross as a gift from relatives in East Texas […]

Nine Eagle Scouts recognized for Eagle Scout award

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Troop 616, Chartered by the New Territory Residential Association, is proud to recognize nine Eagle Scouts.  All these young men earned Eagle throughout 2014 and early 2015.  A large Eagle Court of Honor was held April 19 in recognition of them earning the rank of Eagle Scout.  Only about four percent of boys joining Boy […]

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