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Logos Prep Baseball takes second in TAPPS 3A

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Logos Prep had an amazing season capped off by a runy by finishing second at the state championship.  They started the season at 4-9, but finished the season 11-1 and won the district championship.  Seniors Makay Raven (3B), Stewart Williams (CF) and John Shumilak (LF) paved the way for a dream season.  Juniors Andrew Richards […]

DISTRICT C RECOGNITION

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Missouri City District C Council Member Anthony Maroulis, left, presented former District C Council Member Robin Elackatt with a symbolic “C”. Joining Maroulis and Elackatt were constituents Jim and David White, who were thankful for Elackatt’s efforts in bringing sidewalks to the district.

Sugar Land moves to acquire Houston’s Cullinan Park

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The Sugar Land City Council approved agreements on May 19 for the future development of Cullinan Park, 754 acres of mostly inaccessible forest and wetlands north of Sugar Land Regional Airport. The land is currently owned by the city of Houston and Houston Parks Board and is located within Houston’s extra-territorial jurisdiction (ETJ). The Cullinan […]

Dulles Football builds momentum in the spring

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The Dulles High football team may have finished 0-10 last season, but the Vikings wrapped up spring drills with plenty of optimism last Thursday. “We were winless last year, but our kids are hungry,” Dulles second-year head coach Oschlor Flemming said after last Thursday’s Red & White Game. “We’re going to […]

CERVANTES HONORED

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The 2015 winner of the “Our Community Salutes, Fort Bend” Colin Powell Award is Oscar Cervantes, Assistant Principal at Lamar Consolidated High School. The award was presented by Petty Officer Jason Schofield of the US Navy.  PO Schofield said of Cervantes in his nomination, “Mr. Cervantes helps ensure these young people are afforded the opportunity […]

County begins to assess flood damage

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com – The Brazos River in Fort Bend County reached heights of 50 feet for the first time in more than 20 years, but it’s expected to gradually recede to normal levels, according to Fort Bend County Office of Emergency Management (FBCOEM) spokesperson Lache Mullen. As of press time Tuesday morning, parts […]

ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT: Ridge Point High’s Makinzy Herzog

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Mackenzie Herzog is ready to win a state championship. The Ridge Point High freshman pitcher moved the Panthers one step closer to their ultimate goal with a stellar performance in the UIL Class 5A Regional Semifinals last Friday at the University of Houston. Ridge Point trailed 6-1 in the fourth inning, […]

CIVIL SERVANT OF THE WEEK: Stephanie Williams named FBISD’s Director of Teacher Development

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The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees approved Stephanie Williams as the Director of Teacher Development at its May 11 Special Called Meeting. Williams most recently served as the District’s Coordinator of Secondary Mathematics in the Curriculum and Instruction Department. An educator of 21 years, Williams joined FBISD in 2001 as a Geometry teacher at […]

Jane Thompson named WCMC Woman of the Year

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The theme of the Woman’s Club of Missouri City is team …giving back to our  community, our students and each other. Teams cannot exist without dependable  members. The WCMC member, Jane Thompson is representative of the goals of the organization and the year’s theme. A member since 1979, Jane has served  in different capacities through the […]

Sugar Land artist paints scene of home

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Growing up on a ranch in the central Texas town of Fayetteville, Sandra Stevens had two constants in her life. “They were farm animals and painting,” said Stevens, who rode horses competitively at Blinn College in Brenham. Her aunt helped teach her how to paint, and the most obvious subjects were […]

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