Sugar Land attorney named chair of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors

On June 22, Rehan Alimohammad, partner of the law firm Wong Fleming, became the first attorney in Fort Bend to be sworn in as chair of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors. He was sworn in by Justice Phil Johnson of the Texas Supreme Court during the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting […]

Pet of the Week 07/05/17

Cheddar is a very handsome, smart, social and happy fella. He always has a smile on his face and a waggle in his tail. He loves to run and play and would make a great running companion or member of an active family. He walks well on a leash, and knows the sit, shake and […]

Federal law states resident males must register with Selective Service

By Edwin Vega For the Fort Bend Star The United States military has been strictly all-volunteer since the draft ended in 1973; however, it still maintains the ability to initiate a draft. The Selective Service System is the agency that manages the draft in case of a national emergency. Currently, all men ages 18-25 who […]

Sugar Land woman gets 4 years for theft

Judge James H. Shoemake of the 434th District Court sentenced Samia Alam Quddusi of Sugar Land to four years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Institutional Division on June 9. A jury convicted the defendant of felony theft on April 21 after a weeklong trial. The 24-year-old Sugar Land woman stole over $40,000 […]

George Ranch schedules historic July 4 celebration

Spend Independence Day steeped in history this year at the George Ranch Historical Park. Guests will enjoy special activities such as a scavenger hunt through the park, historic games, a cobbler-eating contest and – of course – a classic hot dog feast. “Nothing says America and July 4th like games, music and hot dogs,” said […]

Excellence for nonprofit leadership class of 2018 kicks off in Galveston

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce in partnership with The George Foundation are celebrating another year of the premier Excellence for Nonprofit Leadership program. Registration is now open and it is expected that the class will fill quickly. The eight-month program dedicates one day a month to learning best practices for a nonprofit organization. Topics […]

Pet of the Week 06/28/17

Hello, my name is Cosmo.  I am a tan labrador retriever mix and I am 5 years old.  I would love to meet you.  Come by and visit with me today!

Dulles student to travel with Youth Ambassadors to Columbia

Louise Zeng, 16, of Missouri City is one of 10 youths traveling to Washington, D.C., for one week and onward to Colombia for three weeks as part of Partners of the Americas’ U.S. Youth Ambassadors (YA) program, taking place in July. The 10 youths, accompanied by an adult mentor, will spend the three weeks abroad […]

Sugar Land councilwoman sworn in

The Sugar Land City Council canvassed the official June 10 runoff election returns on June 20, and Carol K. McCutcheon received her oath of office for District 4. McCutcheon, a retired engineer, replaces Councilmember Harish Jajoo who chose not to seek re-election. Councilmembers Steve R. Porter, Bridget R. Yeung and Amy L. Mitchell received their […]

Dulles student wins Scholastic Art and Writing Awards gold medal

Lauren Yanga, a sophomore from Dulles High School, has earned National Gold medal in the 2017 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Lauren’s art work “Never Forget” was in the less than 0.5 percent of entries selected as national gold medal by professional judges from among more than 330,000 pieces of art and writing that were […]

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