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Finding healthy and feasible New Year’s resolutions

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By Subhrata Barot For The Star Three…two…one…Happy New Year!  It’s midnight – champagne popped, toasts made, and parties thrown, now it’s time to make and hopefully keep the lofty and daunting New Year’s Resolution.  Some try to embrace a healthier lifestyle, by eating right, losing weight, and nixing alcohol and others look to become financially […]

T3 Fitness Gym- Training to the Third Power

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There’s a new face of fitness in Fort Bend County. T3 Fitness Gym is a total person training facility. Their motto is Training to the Third Power: Body, Mind, and Spirit. The staff at T3 Fitness gym pride themselves on the fact that they not only want to change a member’s body through top quality […]

Missouri City, H-E-B partner to increase wellness

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Missouri City is partnering with local agencies, schools, area leaders and residents to compete in the annual H-E-B Community Challenge. As a way to increase local involvement and help Missouri City shine in the upcoming challenge, Missouri City staff has launched its own New Year’s Resolution wellness program titled “The 2015 You.” The third-annual H-E-B […]

Iconic Johnson Development principal retires

Imperial sunset for Susie Goff By Elsa Maxey After having celebrated an 18th year anniversary with Johnson Development this past October, Susie Goff, Sienna Plantation Marketing Director, begins 2015 in what promises to be the proverbial golden period of retirement, when one travels, pursues hobbies and interests and spends time with the grandkids.  “It means […]

Dear Tabby 01/07/15

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Keeping Fido from taking a bite out of your wallet Dear Tabby, I’d really love to get a pet, but I’m not sure I can fit a pet into my already-stretched budget. Do you have any tips for having a pet on a budget? Miserly in Missouri City Dear Miserly, Thank you for having the foresight […]

Fort Bend County Women’s Center with Pledge of $2,500

CommunityBank of Texas recently donated $2,500 to Fort Bend County Women’s Center. The donation will be used towards assisting survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and their children. The pledge will also support the organization’ programs and services, which include emergency and transitional shelter, crisis intervention, counseling, educational outreach, advocacy, accompaniment, case management, a […]

Girls Ice Hockey continues to grow in the area

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com When Anna and Lucy Shepherd, and Hailey Schatzmann walk through the halls of Clements High, few of their classmates know that they spend their weekends scoring goals and skating up and down ice rinks in Texas – and beyond. “I enjoy the team aspect of ice hockey, and the fact that […]

Bush High grad competes for second Super Bowl ring

Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Russell Okung, a Bush High graduate, will face the Carolina Panthers in the NFL Playoffs on Saturday night. (Photo courtesy of Seattle Seahawks)

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com When Russell Okung accepted a football scholarship to Oklahoma State nine years ago, he didn’t expect that he’d be playing in the NFL. “I just wanted to go to college and a get a good education,” said the Bush High graduate. “I consider it one of my greatest accomplishments.” Okung was […]

Reynolds trial rescheduled for Aug. 3

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Texas District 27 State Representative Ron Reynolds (D-Missouri City) was originally slated for a Montgomery Country re-trial just five days into 2015. But the trial was delayed until Aug. 3, so Reynolds (D-Missouri City) could focus on the 84th Legislative Session, which begins on Tuesday, Jan. 13. In November, a Montgomery County judge overturned Reynolds’ […]

Scarcella visits D.C. to address proposed Immigration Bill

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By Karen Daniels For The Star Stafford Mayor Leonard Scarcella believes that recently proposed federal immigration legislation could impact his city. The longtime Stafford mayor traveled to Washington D.C. to testify before Congress’ House Judiciary Committee and to support House Bill 5138, proposed in November by U.S. Rep Pete Olson (R-Texas), who represents most of […]

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