Reynolds files bills about racism, police killings, minimum wage, small businesses

RON REYNOLDS
US STATE REPRESENTATIVE

House Minority Whip, Rep. Ron Reynolds, wasted no time taking action when the 85th Legislature convened earlier this month. The Democrat from Missouri City released five press releases recently outlining action he has taken on issues of the minimum wage, racism, officer-involved deaths, the economy and minority representation. They are as follows: Statement after filing […]

Body Worlds RX bring prescription for healthy living to Health Museum

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Dr. Melanie Johnson, president and CEO of The Health Museum, poses in front of one of the displays in the traveling Body Worlds RX exhibit that opened Saturday and runs through April 23. The exhibit of human specimens preserved through the process of Plastination shows the affect different diseases have on the body.

Residents in the Greater Houston area can get a real, inside look at the impact of disease on the human body. The Health Museum is hosting the traveling exhibit Body Worlds RX: Prescriptions for Healthy Living, which contains 75 preserved human specimens displayed in ways to demonstrate the affects of diseases on the body such […]

Illegal alien gets 10 years for intoxicated manslaughter

CARLOS A. AVILA

Carlos Alexander Avila was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Jan. 10 in an agreement with prosecutors after pleading guilty to intoxicated manslaughter. The 37-year-old Houston man was indicted for killing a woman in a head-on collision while intoxicated last year. According to the Assistant District Attorney Lesleigh Morton, Rosa Lopez-Gomez was driving to […]

Sugar Land to address 2016 accomplishments, vision for the future

JOE ZIMMERMAN
SUGAR LAND CITY COUNCIL

Sugar Land will partner with the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce to present a State of the City Address focusing on the City’s 2016 accomplishments. This is the ninth year that the City has presented an annual summary of activities to citizens. The community is invited to attend the program to be held Jan. 19 […]

Steve Porter announces re-election bid for Sugar Land City Council

STEVE PORTER

Steve Porter announced his decision to seek re-election to the Sugar Land City Council District One in the May 6 election. The City of Sugar Land City Council has always kept both Safety and Quality of Life for its citizens as top priorities, and Steve Porter is committed to keep Sugar Land District One as […]

Stafford girls basketball sets playoff goal

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By Stafford SMD COMMUNICATIONS Speed and athleticism should make the Stafford High girls basketball team competitive this season, said Lady Spartans second-year head coach Miyoshi Oliver. Stafford returns two starters from last season’s team – junior point guard Corri Butler and sophomore forward Chaunta Thomas, who played varsity as a freshman last season. Oliver, who led […]

Girl Scout gets her Gold Award

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Ambassador Girl Scout Gustaline Samba of New Territory earned her Gold Award.

Ambassador Girl Scout Gustaline Samba of New Territory (Brazos Valley Community – Troop 28103) completed her Girl Scout Gold Award – the highest achievement a Girl Scout can earn, symbolizing outstanding accomplishments in the areas of leadership, community service and advocacy. The Girl Scout Gold Award involves more than a year of work, including a […]

Brothers earn Eagle Scout rank

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Brothers Mark and Christopher ZumMallen.

Sugar Land’s Boy Scout Troop 441 recently added two new Eagle Scouts to its ranks, brothers Christopher and Mark ZumMallen. Troop 441 is sponsored by Christ Church Sugar Land. The troop was founded in 1989 and has over 145 Eagle Scouts to date. In order to earn the Eagle award, a Scout must complete 21 […]

Fort Bend Aggie Moms’ Club scholarship application is now open

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Every year, the Fort Bend Aggie Moms’ Club raises funds throughout the year to award scholarships to deserving students attending Texas A&M University – College Station, Galveston or Blinn TEAM. The scholarship program seeks to recognize and reward Texas A&M University students who are proficient in academics, involved in purposeful activities outside the classroom with […]

Pet of the Week 12/21/16

Snoopy

Hello, my name is Snoopy.  I am a Yellow German Shepherd mix and I am almost 8 years old.  Come by and see me today.  I would love to meet you!

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