Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team hosting Sugar Land boy

The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) and Ballparks of America will host their first ever Alumni Kids Camps in Branson, Mo., on Sept. 27 to Oct. 1. This event is for the kids that participated in one of the first three WWAST Kids Camps in Orlando, Louisville, or Mission Viejo and will provide an […]

Clearing the Shelters

Mark Anthony Longoria of Richmond adopts new kitten named Midnight at the Fort Bend County Animal Shelter. Midnight is one of many animals that found new homes last weekend during the Clear The Shelters event.

Pet of the Week 08/23/17

Hello, my name is Myrtle. I am a black and white retriever mix and I am just over 9 years old! Come by and visit with me today. I would love to meet you!

Pet of the Week 08/16/17

Hello, my name is Dolores. I am a red short coat chihuahua and I am just over a year and a half old. I would love to meet you. Come by and visit with me today!

Willowridge High closed due to mold

School won’t be ready on first day back By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Willowridge High School will not be ready for the return of students Aug. 22 due to efforts to clean up mold that spread throughout the school over the summer. “Our primary focus is the academic achievement of our students. We want to make […]

Pet of the Week 08/09/17

Hello, my name is Sol. I am an orange domestic shorthair mix and I am just over 1 year old.  Come by and see me today.  I would love to meet you!

Prevent injury and pain by taking care of arms, upper body

You may not give your arms — wrists, elbows and shoulders — much thought, until a stiff, aching joint makes activities like carrying groceries or buckling a child into a car seat nearly impossible. The upper extremities are extremely complex. As a result, they have many functions that allow us to perform daily activities, do […]

Richmond man convicted of assault

Shaji Vargughese was convicted of assault family violence by a jury on July 19 and was sentenced to 90 days in jail by County Court at Law No. 1 Presiding Judge Christopher G. Morales. The 51-year-old Richmond man was charged with attacking his son-in-law in April of this year. According to Assistant District Attorney Lindsay […]

A woman considering pregnancy should factor in many considerations, including age and the threat of the Zika virus

Houston Methodist offers advice on Zika, pregnancy risks On Nov. 28, 2016, the Texas Department of State Health Services reported the state’s first case of local mosquito-borne Zika virus infection in Brownsville. While that’s far from the Fort Bend County area, those who are pregnant might still be feeling apprehensive about the news, given the […]

Sugar Land man convicted of DWI

Jim Hooter Merrill Jr. was convicted of driving while intoxicated with an open container on July 20 after the jury deliberated for approximately an hour. Presiding Judge Ron Cohen then sentenced the 48-year-old Sugar Land man to a yearlong probation. Merrill was charged with the crime in 2013 after driving by a highway patrolman with […]

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