Taylor Bannister named to top 50 volleyball list

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Taylor Bannister was destined to be a basketball player. Her grandparents played basketball in college. Her father played in the National Basketball Association for five years and in various international leagues for 10 years, and her mother played basketball at Dulles High School and Rice University. But […]

Woman convicted of stealing millions from employer

A Fort Bend County jury convicted Andrea Watson Davidson of felony theft in less than 10 minutes on Feb. 3 before recommending she spend 28 years in prison. The 49-year-old Mission Bend woman was charged with stealing millions of dollars from her employer over several years as their bookkeeper. According to Scott Carpenter, the Economic […]

Pet of the Week 03/08/17

Hello, my name is Lulu. I am a yellow labrador retriever mix and I am just over 10 months old. Come by and visit with me today. I would love to meet you!


The Fort Bend Star is giving away eight $50 gift certificates (four each on Facebook and Twitter) to randomly selected winners who like/follow our page and share/re-tweet this post with a comment between now and March 15. (Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day!) It’s that easy! Just like or follow our page, share or […]

McCutcheon running for Sugar Land City Council

Carol McCutcheon, a 23-year resident and community leader in Sugar Land, is running for Sugar Land City Council Member District 4 in the May 6 election. “We want to continue to attract high-quality businesses to Sugar Land so we can maintain one of the lowest tax rates in the state,” she said. “However, it is […]

Pet of the Week 03/01/17

Hello, my name is Alfie.  I am a black and orange domestic shorthair mix and I am getting closer to 4 years old.  Come by and visit with me today.  I would love to meet you!

Pet of the Week 02/22/17

Hello, my name is Boston.  I am a black labrador retriever mix and I am just over 2 years old.  Come by and visit with me today.  I would love to meet you!

Haralson to lead Memorial Hermann Southwest and Sugar Land hospitals

Gary Kerr Sr. Vice President and CEO of Memorial Herman Southwest set to retire July 2017 Memorial Hermann has announced Greg Haralson as the new Senior Vice President (SVP) and CEO of Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, in addition to his current role as SVP and CEO of Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. Haralson will succeed […]

Pet of the Week 02/15/17

Hello! My name is Rambo. I am a brindle colored akita mix and I am almost 2 am a half years old. Come by and see me. I would love to meet you!

Rep. Miller appointed to serve on appropriations, human services committees

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus recently announced that State Rep. Rick Miller (R-Sugar Land) was selected to serve on the House Committee on Appropriations and the House Committee on Human Services. The House Appropriations Committee has 26 members from across the state and it is primarily responsible for working on the state budget. That is […]

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