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Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson deliver new integrated breast screening and diagnostic program to Sugar Land

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Memorial Hermann and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have launched operations under their recently formed partnership to offer high-quality, specialized breast screening and diagnostic services in Sugar Land. MD Anderson Breast Care with Memorial Hermann, the joint program announced in August, provides patients in Sugar Land with more convenient access to MD […]

Pet of the Week 12/10/14

Copper

Meet Copper. This neutered, 3 year old Golden Retriever/Shepherd mix is an active boy! Copper loves to run, play and is an extremely high jumper (which his new family will need to accomodate). He’s smart, loving and would make the perfect family pet. Could Copper come spend the holidays with you? Contact Sugar Land Animal […]

Olson tapped for Communications & Technology Subcommittee slot

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Congressman Pete Olson (R-TX) today announced that he has been selected by House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) to serve on the Communications and Technology Subcommittee in the 114th Congress under Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR). “Texas is rapidly becoming the new Silicon Valley on telecommunications issues and as a strong advocate of […]

Fort Bend Family YMCA Recognizes Keith Borgfeldt as Volunteer of the Year

Fort Bend Family YMCA Recognizes Keith Borgfeldt as Volunteer of the Year

On Nov. 18, the YMCA of Greater Houston hosted their Annual Celebration, an evening recognizing their volunteers of the year held at the Hilton Americas.  The event recognized volunteers who stand out in the crowd by giving tirelessly so that others have a chance to shine. Volunteer of the Year for the Fort Bend Family […]

Heritage Baptist to host Christmas services

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Brian Simmons

In a manger 2,000 years ago, a lifeline was thrown out to all humanity. Every single human was separated from God by their sin. But Jesus Christ, God Himself, came to earth as a baby, lived a sinless life and was crucified for our sins, taking our place and making atonement for us so that […]

Civil Servant of the Week: FBISD’s Heather Disney

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Sugar Land resident Heather Disney wanted to make her childrens’ school, Cornerstone Elementary, a safer place, so she became a school crossing guard at the Fort Bend ISD campus. “My kids were almost hit in a crosswalk a couple of years ago,” Disney said. “This is the only way I was […]

Domestic abuse numbers higher in November, December

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By Karen Daniels For The Star An unfortunate byproduct of the holiday season is stress that can lead to domestic violence. Twice a year, Fort Bend Women’s Center Executive Director Vita Goodell says the shelter receives a spike in calls and services: the holidays and summer break. The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office provided the […]

BITE THE BALLOT

Lynn Ashby

THE PARTY – “So what do you think about the elections?” I ask a total stranger, trying to make idle chatter. “I’ll TELL YOU WHAT I THINK!” he says sweetly, pouring his drink on my canapés. Uh-oh. I’ve done it again. Today the mere mention of politics and/or elections sets off a firestorm. No one […]

COMMENTARY: Feeders should only be part of the discussion

Michael Sudhalter

This week will be an opportunity to enjoy family, food and perhaps start on that holiday shopping list. Hopefully, everyone can log off “FBISD Concerns” long enough to enjoy some delicious turkey, mashed potatoes and football. But before you can finish those leftovers, the important conversations regarding Fort Bend ISD feeder patterns and boundaries will […]

Holiday Shopping Trends for 2014

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By Karen Daniels For The Star There are several strategies available to local families shopping the day after Thanksgiving, otherwise known as Black Friday. Consumer Reports says that 53 percent of Americans don’t plan to shop on Friday and only 7 percent plan to shop on Thanksgiving Day. The main reason? The Internet does not […]

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