Fair announces entertainment lineup

Fowler, Park, Trevino, Sarah, Bush coming to the stage A Grammy winner, a Texas music pioneer and an alumnus of “The Voice” are a few of the credentials of artists who will be performing at the 2017 Fort Bend County Fair. The entertainment lineup has been officially revealed, and 14 singers representing Texas music, traditional […]

@SkeeterBytes: Skeeters grounds crew wins award for excellence

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star As a kid, one of the thrills of going to a professional baseball game was to walk onto the concourse and see for the first time, the greenest and lushest grass you had ever seen. Today, Constellation Field ranks at the top for groundskeeping, and they have […]

Operation Broken Heart nabs 13 child predators

Three are from Fort Bend County Police participating in “Operation Broken Heart” recently arrested 13 men, including three from Fort Bend County, who attempted to have sex with children they met online. The two-month operation was conducted by the Houston Metro Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce and included officers from the Sugar Land Police Department, […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital honored with quality achievement award for stroke care

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has been recognized for its commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to national standards and recommendations. The hospital received the award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award […]

Mayfield Park expansion to begin soon

Sugar Land City Council recently approved approximately $1 million for the expansion of Mayfield Park. The park is located behind the former Imperial Sugar refinery site near U.S. Highway 90A and Brooks Street. Johnson Development provided 2.6 acres for the expansion as part of parkland dedication required by the City and stipulations included in the […]

Communities to celebrate July 4

There will be no shortage of Independence Day celebrations in the area. Below are ones that have been announced recently: Sugar Land There’s a new look, new feel and new location for one of Sugar Land’s largest community events. The city’s Fourth of July celebration is moving from Constellation Field to the brand new Sugar […]

Girl Scouts help pediatric patients

Children visiting the Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Pediatric Intermediate Care Unit will now have activities, arts and crafts and more to brighten their stay, thanks to a generous donation from the Brownie Girl Scout Troop 152016. The troop recently visited Memorial Hermann Sugar Land to drop off several boxes of handmade bags of supplies […]

Fort Bend County Fair scholarships awarded

The Fort Bend County Fair Association hosted its Scholarship Reception and presented 42 scholarships and five Queen scholarships to deserving recipients. From the swing of the gate at the rodeo to the strike of the gavel at the auction, this is the one evening that over 50 committees made up of 1,300 plus volunteers work […]

Fort Bend Junior Service League, Memorial Hermann partner again for annual Sugar Plum Market

The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) recently announced the return of Memorial Hermann as title sponsor of the Sugar Plum Market. The 17th annual market will feature the theme “Believe in The Magic” and will focus on the many charitable organizations that have benefited from Market proceeds through the years. “We are thrilled once […]

Fort Bend County receives Distinguished Service Award from Texas Historical Commission

During Commissioners Court on June 13, Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert recognized the Fort Bend County Historical Commission for its recent receipt of the Texas Historical Commission’s (THC) Distinguished Service Award (DSA) for the 2016 year of service. The THC issues DSAs each year to county historical commissions (CHCs) that document ongoing, well-rounded programs […]

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