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Stubbs prepares to lead Fort Bend Christian by example

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Ty Stubbs may be 5-foot-11 and 305 pounds, but he’s surprisingly fast off the ball. “He’s a big guy, but he has great feet,” Fort Bend Christian Academy head football coach Dave Roberts said. “In baseball, he’s a pitcher and first baseman. He’s played the last two years with a torn […]

Clements volleyball sees possibilities for upcoming season

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By Christina Martinez Christina@theleadernews.com The Clements High volleyball team opens their season last week with a non-conference match against Stratford. The Rangers lost to Stratford last fall in a neutral non-district match, 3-1 and will host Memorial at 5 p.m. Thursday. The Rangers are in their second year with head coach Jenny Adcock and the […]

40th Vintage Glass & Antique Show set for Aug. 15-17

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Celebrating 40 years as one of the premier glass shows in the south, the Houston Glass Club’s Vintage Glass & Antique Show & Sale is still going strong. This year’s show begins Friday, Aug. 15 from 2 to 7 p.m. Collectors have a prime opportunity to shop for their favorite patterns and to explore the […]

Rotary Pays it Forward With Annual Fall Classic

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The Sugar Land Rotary Fall Classic organizers surround a 2014 Chevy Camaro that will be leased to one lucky winner at the annual fundraising event. On Sept. 13 at Constellation Field, Rotarians and guests will enjoy Happy Hour, a delicious buffet dinner, and silent and live auctions, with all proceeds benefitting local and national service […]

Blood donors save Missouri City boy’s life

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Andre Graves doesn’t know the people responsible for saving his life more than a decade ago, but tears come to his eyes when he thinks about it. The 11-year-old Missouri City resident believes that divine intervention played a role in delivering four pints of blood to save him from a deadly […]

Noble Investment Group (“Noble”) today announced the acquisition of Hyatt Place Houston

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“The Houston MSA continues to be a national leader in economic, employment, and population growth,” said Rodney Williams, Noble’s managing principal and chief investment officer. He further added, “Development in the Sugar Land submarket, unlike most of Houston, is tightly controlled through specific zoning and development requirements; therefore, Hyatt Place Houston | Sugar Land enjoys […]

Singing geek, characters & hungry plant attraction in historic venue

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By Elsa Maxey Elsa@FortBendStar.com Lightning has been crackling in the skies over Sugar Land, Missouri City, Stafford and all other parts of Fort Bend County lately, but there are no reports of a strike that could have affected plant growth here.  This is one of the first thoughts that came to mind as the cult […]

PennyWise Resale Center plans several special events this fall

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com PennyWise ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 3 PennyWise director Joy Dowell, right, and volunteer manager Liz Moreno have several exciting events coming up at the PennyWise Resale Center. (Photo by Michael Sudhalter) Last year, the three PennyWise Resale Centers in Fort Bend County generated enough revenue to donate $350,000 […]

Rare Denim Lounge gives customers rock star apparel

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Have you ever wanted to look like a rock star? Rare Denim Lounge, a store that opened last November in the First Colony Mall, gives people the opportunity to have the look and vibe of a rock star, regardless of whether they can sing at all. “We have certain brands that […]

An opportunity to build on tradition…

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Walking through the Fort Bend Star office last week, I could tell that this was the home of a grand tradition of journalism. Press association awards, and more importantly, community-issued recognitions, adorn the walls of a newspaper that the late, great Bev Carter built from the ground up. I fully grasp that tradition, and hope […]

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