Pet of the Week 01/25/17

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Sugar Land’s long term vision continues preparation focus

The progressive town started by the Imperial Sugar Company, today is undergoing unprecedented growth, said Sugar Land Mayor Joe Zimmerman last week in his first state of the city address at what some said felt a little like the ceremonial launching of the Smart Financial Centre, the city’s latest destination venue. The new facility has […]

Thirty Fort Bend ISD students selected as 2017 Texas All-State Musicians

All-State is the highest honor a Texas music student can receive in band, choir and orchestra Thirty Fort Bend ISD student musicians will perform with the Texas All-State Band, Choir and Orchestra as part of the 2017 Texas Music Educators Association Clinic/Convention. The event will be held Feb. 8-11 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention […]

KP George announces re-election bid for FBISD

KP George has announced re-election bid for Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees, Position 5. During George’s term, the FBISD Board of Trustees launched and/or approved a comprehensive district rezoning, a facilities master plan, and a $484 million bond program that was approved by 75 percent of the voters with no tax increase. In addition […]

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

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

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 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

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 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

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 […]

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