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Arming teachers? Let’s find a middle ground solution…

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We all care about children’s safety, so any ideas or solutions to further that goal come from a good place. In a nation where politics can be often become bitter and divisive, it’s important that we acknowledge and evaluate ideas that are presented before us. Missouri City resident/business owner Kris Allfrey was an unsuccessful candidate […]

Marshall’s Sheffield is among nation’s best

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com If you attend a Marshall High football game this fall, don’t be surprised to dozens of college coaches in the stands. Every college in America seems to be interested in signing senior cornerback Kendall Sheffield, who ESPN has ranked the ninth best prep football player in the country. Opponents shy away […]

FBCA sets sights on postseason

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Winning 70 percent of your football game and missing the postseason isn’t easy for any player or coach. But the Fort Bend Christian football team plans on using last season’s 7-3 season (and playoff near-miss) into motivation for the 2014 campaign. “It’s frustrating when you’re that close, but it made the […]

Willowridge builds for 2014 season

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Richard Lazarou is trying to bring a playoff atmosphere back to Willowridge High. That’s why he scheduled non-district road games to El Campo and Stafford (both playoff teams in 2013), respectively this season. The Eagles kick off the season at 7 p.m. Thursday vs. Brazosport at Hall Stadium. “We want to […]

Stepping it up and Running Fast for a CURE” Breast Cancer Awareness walk on Oct. 18

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Breast cancer is a disease that has had a profound impact on survivors, their families and the public.  Recognizing that the need for support, education and care extends beyond medical intervention for those diagnosed with the disease, a group of survivors who experienced first-hand the gap that exists for survivors and their families, came together […]

Civil Servant of the Week: Sugar Land PD’s Mayra Cardenas

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Mayra Cardenas has worked in law enforcement in Fort Bend County for the past 11 years, first in Meadows Place and Stafford, and now with the Sugar Land Police Department. Cardenas, 35, said she was interested in public safety from a young age to be able to help out people without […]

Jessup determined to strengthen Meadows Place

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com First impressions are huge, and luckily, Meadows Place mayor Charles Jessup understands that. Most motorists enter Fort Bend County on U.S. Hwy. 59, and Meadows Place is the first place they’ll see. Jessup, who has been Mayor of the one-square mile city since 2007 and on the city council for seven […]

Super Stone Houston honors veterans

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By Michael Sudhalter  Super Stone Houston is dedicated to using decorative concrete that can make any home look like a beautiful resort with new toppings and overlays to transform driveways. Patios and pool decks can be transformed from drab to dramatic, without the added expense of tear-out. Super Stone, which has five locations nationally (three […]

Fort Bend County youth participate in Texas Wildlife Leadership Camps

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Fort Bend County residents, Logan Maus of Needville and Justin Shih of Sugar Land, participated in the Texas Brigades summer leadership camps in June and July. They were among one hundred sixty-five high school students that took part in this award-winning leadership development program. The Texas Brigades’ mission is to educate and empower youths with […]

Sugar Land Superstar finale at Town Square

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By Elsa Maxey Elsa@FortBendStar.com Electrifying…that’s how the feel of the evening describes the turnout at the Sugar Land Town Square on Town Center Boulevard this past Saturday in support of the finalist contestants aiming for the 2014 Superstar title.  What’s more, it was in the presence of Stephen F. Austin, the Father of Texas, on […]

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