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Cyclist hit by deputy

By LeaAnne Klentzman  As dawn broke Friday morning a deputy constable was involved in a traffic accident with a teen on a bicycle near Katy in north Fort Bend County. About 6:30 a.m., Friday morning, a Precinct 3 Deputy Constable was traveling south on Gaston Road at the intersection of Fry Road when a 9th […]

Relax, enjoy the chili

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Classic Chevrolet’s annual competition turns out large crowd & winning teams By Elsa Maxey  Fifty great teams at the annual chili cook-off at Classic Chevrolet Sugar Land on the Southwest Freeway served up some of the best chili in town. Just ask the judges – Fort Bend County Commissioner James Patterson, Sugar Land Assistant City […]

omg! Inside Fort Bend 04/16/14

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Ahh-wooooooo Blood moon over Fort Bend – first total lunar eclipse of 2014 The entire eclipse was visible this Tuesday in Fort Bend, and there were no wolves heard howling. How could they? There was no moon to see as it was covered by the earth. At about 2:50 a.m. the full moon was darkened as […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital honors Organ Donor Awareness Month by lighting the hospital green

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is honoring all organ donors and organ recipients during Organ Donor Awareness Month with green lighting on the front of the hospital building throughout the month of April. Organ Donor Awareness Month occurs every April as a way to encourage the public to become organ, eye and tissue donors and […]

Chamber to host Candidates Forum for Richmond elections April 22

The Central Fort Bend Chamber’s Governmental Affairs Department will host a City of Richmond candidates forum on April 22, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Fort Bend Country Club, 2627 FM 762, Richmond. Incumbent Mayor Evalyn Moore and challenger Gary Gillen are running for mayor. Gillen currently serves as city commissioner. Gennaro (Gerry) A. […]

Stafford votes to close city pool on Memorial Day

By Karen Daniels  This decision didn’t come without thorough discussion at the April 2nd Stafford City Council meeting. Due to the inclement weather experienced this winter, SMSD was closed on January 24 and January 28 and must make up these days. The previously approved district calendar designated weather make-up days as April 18 and May […]

Sugar Land native Allison Tolman starring in new FX Series Fargo

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By Karen Daniels  If you like true crime and dark comedy, then you are going to love the new 10-episode mini-series based on the 1996 Academy Award winning film, Fargo, by the Coen brothers. With new characters and a new crime to solve, the show is “entrenched in the trademark humor, murder and ‘Minnesota nice’ […]

Fort Bend’s annual check-up

By Elsa Maxey  With the release of this year’s annual county health rankings, results show Fort Bend County is the fifth healthiest county in Texas – that’s an eight point difference from last year’s 13th spot. A total of 29 factors that influence health such as smoking, education, employment, and access to health foods among […]

Crowded field of candidates for Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees

By Betsy Dolan  Eleven candidates are running for three positions on Fort Bend ISD’s Board of Trustees. Four candidates are vying for the Position 1 spot, vacated by Susan Hohnbaum who is retiring. Position 4 Trustee, Bruce Albright and Position 5 Trustee Dr. Patsy Taylor are making their case for a second term against five […]

What you can do about chronic headaches – free migraine relief seminar offered

Irfan Lalani, M.D., Neurologist

Who doesn’t get a headache now and then? But for 4% to 5% of the population – about 10 million people – a headache is a daily pain. If you suffer from painful chronic headaches, learn what you can do before the next one hits. “Chronic headaches strike often – at least 15 days a […]

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