Hurricane Lane now open in Missouri City

Construction on Hurricane Lane, which began last June is now complete and the roadway was to open to all traffic on Tuesday, May 23, weather permitting. A new two-lane roadway was constructed to extend Hurricane Lane north from Trammel-Fresno Road to Lake Olympia Parkway where it will connect to the Fort Bend Tollway. The Texas […]

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center’s first birthday

Sugar Land Mayor Pro Tem Himesh Gandhi holds a proclamation in honor of Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center’s first birthday bash while surrounded by children and supporters at the party Saturday. In addition to celebrating its first anniversary, the center recently welcomed its 100,000th visitor.

Fort Bend ISD board members sworn in New officers elected

The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees canvassed and certified the unofficial results of the May 6 election during a special board meeting on May 15. On May 6, voters re-elected Kristin Tassin, Jason Burdine and KP George, and they will serve additional three-year terms on the board. The three trustees were first elected to […]

Runoff election set for Sugar Land’s District 4 seat

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Just when you thought it was safe to get away from the polls, another election arises. This time it’s a runoff election for the for District 4 seat on the Sugar Land City Council. The race is between Carol K. McCutcheon and Sardar Qaisar Imam and will be held Saturday, June […]

Power of the Pur$e raises $14,000 for OakBend

On April 6, the volunteers of OakBend Medical Center held their second Power of the Pur$e fundraiser to raise money to help with the renovation of the hospital’s Skilled Nursing Unit. The event, held at Safari Texas, included lunch and a silent auction of 31 purses ranging in value from slightly less than $100 to […]

Skeeters battle busy schedule, poor pitching

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com The Sugar Land Skeeters have been fighting more than just their opponents on the field this past week. Assuming there are no weather delays Monday and Tuesday, the team will have played 11 games in eight days and have had only one day off since April 27. “I don’t really like […]

@FtBendAthletics: Rickett leads Travis over Katy and into regional semi-finals

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star Trailing 2-1 to Katy and with six outs remaining in the season for Travis High School, senior Ryan Rickett stepped up to the plate and blasted a double off the left-centerfield wall, waking up a silent dugout and the slumbering Travis bats. “He threw me a curve […]

Sugar Land prepares for 9th annual Memorial Day Ceremony

The city of Sugar Land will pay tribute to those who have shown bravery and honor while serving their country by hosting its 9th annual Memorial Day Ceremony. The event will start at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 29, at Sugar Land Memorial Park, 15300 University Blvd. The ceremony will begin with a one-hour musical […]

Police searching for day worker who assaulted boss at job site

Sugar Land police are looking for a day worker who assaulted a 39-year-old, self-employed construction contractor during a dispute over payment on May 3. The victim told police he needed help with a roof at a home in the 3000 block of Colony Crossing Drive. He located a man named Marcos at the intersection of […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day on June 2

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is joining nearly 15.5 million American cancer survivors celebrating the 30th Annual National Cancer Survivors Day this year. Also being recognized are the many family members, friends and health care providers whose contributions to, and support of, cancer survivors help make the celebration possible. “Surviving cancer is more than just […]

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