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Stafford combines Independence celebration with driver safety demonstrations

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By Karen Daniels  The Stafford Police Department recently received a $10K grant from State Farm Insurance to purchase and implement a driver safety course for SMSD high school students. With the new equipment’s recent arrival, what better place to display the gear than the 39th Annual Independence Party at the Stafford Centre. With storm clouds […]

Lamar CSD considering $243M bond referendum

By Betsy Dolan  The Lamar Consolidated Independent School District will hold a public hearing next week to gauge  support for a possible $243 million bond proposal in November. Driving the need for a possible bond measure are projections of continued growth in West Fort Bend County, particularly Fulshear over the next decade.  According to the LCISD website, enrollment […]

The Arc celebrates athletes and volunteers at the Athletic Banquent

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By Karen Daniels  There was a “warm, fuzzy feeling in the air” at The Arc’s Annual Athletic Banquet on June 28, at the Missouri City Community Center. Two-hundred and thirty people attended the event that celebrates the participants and says thank you to the volunteers. The Arc provides quality of life for people with intellectual […]

New Missouri City motorcycle patrol hits the road

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By Betsy Dolan Speeders beware – the boys in blue are hitting the roads in a new way in Missouri City. A new five-person motorcycle unit is officially patrolling the streets on specially designed Victory cycles. While the officers are enjoying the ride, their focus is on public safety. Between 2012 and 2013, Missouri City […]

Close to $120K for voter participation in Fort Bend

By Elsa Maxey  Fort Bend County has $119,886 available for activities to enhance voter registration and participation, recently acknowledged by Fort Bend County Commissioners during one of its regular meetings. The money is authorized by state statute to help defray the county’s voter registration expenses. The availability of the funds originates from historic legislation passed […]

omg! Inside Fort Bend 07/09/14

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Texas Instruments’ formal opening this month It seems like it was just the other day that Texas Instruments announced it would be moving its operations from Stafford down the street to Sugar Land. The Dallas-based company broke ground last year in April and began constructing the 160,000-square-foot facility on 7-acres at the northeast corner of […]

Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine gives back to FBISD

D. Dean Dominy, III, M.D., Hand & Upper Extremity, Orthopedic Surgery; Kenneth M. Renney, M.D., Sports Medicine; Jeffrey B. Wood, M.D., Orthopedic Spine Surgery; Eddie T. Matsu, M.D., General Orthopedics, Joint Replacement Surgery; Mark W. Maffet, M.D., Knee and Shoulder Surgery, Sports Medicine; Timothy C. Sitter, M.D., Knee and Shoulder Surgery, Sports Medicine; Vincent C. Phan, M.D., Hand & Upper Extremity, Orthopedic Surgery; Carl A. Hicks, M.D., Joint Replacement Surgery; Ray R. Valdez, M.D., Foot & Ankle, Orthopedic Surgery; David A. Braunreiter, M.D., Sports Medicine, Concussion Management; Anthony J. Muffoletto, M.D., Orthopedic Spine Surgery and Jeffrey A. Kozak, D.O., Sports Medicine, Concussion Management.

Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Sugar Land offers their annual sports physicals for Fort Bend and Alief Independent School Districts’ middle school and high school athletes. They have been associated with these school districts for more than 15 years as team physicians. University Interscholastic League (UIL) requires all high school athletes to undergo […]

Sugar Land First United Methodist Church 5th Grade VBS participate in Mission projects

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Sugar Land First United Methodist Church recently held its annual week long Vacation Bible School with record numbers in attendance.  Instead of participating in the usual VBS activities, the 5th grade students spent the week completing many mission projects for the church and the surrounding community. On Monday, the kids worked on many of the […]

Oreo in Fort Bend not just a cookie, but also a pony

By Elsa Maxey  When you hear the word Oreo, the cookie comes to mind.  But if you live in Fort Bend County, you may collectively be part owner of a pony by that same name.  Last week Fort Bend County Commissioners took action on matters related to security services at the Gordon Ranch, which it […]

Sugar Land negotiates two new water agreements with GCWA

By Betsy Dolan  The City of Sugar Land and the Gulf Coast Water Authority appear to have come to terms on two new water agreements that will allow the city more flexibility in its future water management. A new System Raw Water Availability agreement was negotiated by the West Customers Group–made up of Sugar Land, […]

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