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La Leche League of Fort Bend

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Do you have questions about breastfeeding?  You are not alone!  While natural, breastfeeding is a learned art.  Research shows that the biggest factors in a mother’s breastfeeding success are her determination and access to good information and support.  If questions come up during your pregnancy or after your baby is born, you are welcome to […]

YMCA’s Operation Backpack

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The Fort Bend YMCA, in partnership with H-E-B and other businesses, donated backpacks and school supplies to local students through a Houston-wide program called Operation Backpack. 

Elkins senior loves football, but puts academics first

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Leroy Godfrey is looking forward to being a part of the University of Houston’s football program next fall, but the Elkins High senior linebacker still has some unfinished business in the high school ranks. “We want to build on the success we had last season and to take it up a […]

Possibility of Fort Bend commuter rail line gains traction

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Missouri City resident Christopher Hall has lived in different cities with commuter rail, both in the U.S. and abroad, and doesn’t think Fort Bend County should have to do without it. “Less people on the road isn’t the only benefit of having easy access to reliable rail,” Hall said. “Light rail […]

Oakland parents hope district relieves overcrowding

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Editor’s note: This week’s story on the proposed Fort Bend ISD bond is the second in a series of stories. This story focuses on construction and capital improvements. Oakland Elementary parent Diana McFatridge looks at her son’s elementary school and loves the quality of the school’s administration and teachers. But she worries […]

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 […]

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