Reynolds files bill for single-member school board districts

FBISD board president says board not behind it By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com State Rep. Ron Reynolds last week filed House Bill 132 to create single-member districts for the Fort Bend Independent School District Board of Trustees. “This bill will require that each board member be elected in single districts and one at-large,” the Missouri City […]

District Attorney won’t seek re-election

Healey has been in office since 1992 Fort Bend County District Attorney John Healey announced to his staff Friday that he will not seek re-election. Healey has been Fort Bend’s district attorney since Nov. 18, 1992, and thereafter won election to six consecutive terms. Healey indicated to the somber assembly that he still very much […]

WEB-SLINGER TERRORIZES KIDTROPOLIS

Exclusive Report By J. Jonah Jameson Publisher, The Daily Bugle SUGAR LAND – Spider-Man, that masked menace to society, teamed up Friday with the fugitive vigilante Black Widow of the notorious gang known as the Avengers, and struck terror in the hearts of youngsters everywhere in Kidtropolis inside the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center. Police […]

Century A/C Supply supports veterans with donation to Camp Hope

Representatives from Century A/C Supply & Ruud recently presented Camp Hope, The PTSD Foundation of America, with a $10,000 donation from proceeds generated by Century’s 17th Annual Golf Tournament held earlier this year. Camp Hope provides interim housing for wounded warriors, veterans and their families suffering from combat related PTSD in a caring and positive […]

Rotating roster keeps Skeeters scrambling

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com It was fitting that the Sugar Land Skeeters gave away team card sets on Sunday, because with the revolving door on the roster it’s getting harder to tell the players without a card. Call-ups and injuries have caused manager Gary Gaetti to rotate his roster like a rotisserie chicken. “We’ve had […]

@FtBendAthletics: Elkins’ Tomlin goes the extra mile

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star Sixteen years ago, the high cost of living in California drove June Tomlin, a recent Southwest Texas University graduate, to take a trainer job at Elkins High School, and Elkins has been better off ever since. Tomlin is the head trainer at Elkins and is responsible for […]

Sugar Plum Market planning for another sell out preview party

With six years of a sell out crowd, the Sugar Plum Market Preview Night Party has become one of the most popular ways to kick off the holiday season in Fort Bend County. Grab your girlfriends and come enjoy this ultimate Girls’ Night Out with an exclusive evening of shopping at more than 100 gorgeous […]

Fort Bend County Fair Downtown Stomp returns

Fun and wine will be flowing at the 4th Annual Downtown Stomp. Wine lovers are invited to enjoy wine tasting and after-hours shopping in the Historic Downtown Rosenberg District. Twenty vendors will have extended hours on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 5-9 p.m. Enjoy antique shopping, fashion finds, good eats, beauty bargains, and spellbinding sweets, all […]

Hairspray comes to Inspiration Stage

Sugar Land’s community theatre, Inspiration Stage presents Hairspray now through Aug. 13 in the historic Sugar Land Auditorium, 226 Lakeview Dr. Winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Hairspray is a family-friendly musical, piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs. In 1962 Baltimore, plus-size teenager Tracy Turnblad’s dream is to dance on […]

Fort Bend County Fair Queen candidates named

11 Seek to be crowned queen The 2017 Fort Bend County Fair Queen Scholarship contest has 11 young ladies vying for the crown, scholarships, and all the other awards that come with the title. Reigning Fair Queen Katie Koerth, the Fair Queen Scholarship Committee, board members, and fair staff welcomed the girls who represented high […]

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