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Information on breast cancer research

Isabelle Bedrosian, M.D.

When factoring in what is now known about breast cancer biology and heterogeneity, breast conserving therapy (BCT) may offer a greater survival benefit over mastectomy to women with early stage, hormone-receptor positive disease, according to research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The study findings defy the conventional belief that the two […]

Agency provides mobile mammograms

Daniel Roubein

Dr. Daniel Roubein, a radiologist with more than 20 years of experience, recommends that women 40 years old and older get a mammogram once a year. There are exceptions when it should be done earlier, such as family history. Roubein wanted to make it easier for women to get access to mammograms, so last October, […]

Rosenberger Construction hires McCann, Williams

Garth McCann

General contractor Rosenberger Construction has hired Garth McCann as Senior Project Manager and Jordan Williams as Marketing Manager. McCann has managed construction projects for 18 years, in Houston as well as the Rocky Mountain region. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Science. Also a Texas A&M University graduate, […]

CAPSTONE ministry to hold funeral planning seminar

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Though this is something most of us avoid thinking about, this no pressure/free seminar will help you Discover 4 Simple Steps, to planning your final arrangements.  Remove much of the burden many family members face after the passing of a loved one.  Bring peace of mind to yourself and your family. U.S. Veterans come and […]

Church finds solution for hog problem

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Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 5653 W. Riverpark Dr. in Sugar Land, hosts an annual Pumpkin Patch on Saturdays and Sundays through the end of October. It’s a popular event for the church, but this season, kids weren’t the only ones interested in the pumpkins. Wild hogs wanted in on the action, too, so the church […]

Children’s Author Gary Soto to speak at Missouri City Branch Library

Gary Soto (picture from http://www.umich.edu/)

Poet and author of numerous books for adults and children Gary Soto will read from and sign copies of a selection of his books at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Missouri City Branch Library on at 7 p.m. Nov. 3, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 1530 Texas Parkway. Soto will speak about […]

It’s time for Houston, Richmond to annex or let go…

Michael Sudhalter

Every economic boom brings a unique set of benefits and challenges. Sugar Land’s job growth has increased by 10 percent over the past four years, and home values have increased in many areas of Fort Bend County. As the County continues to grow, many of its residents live in unincorporated areas (outside any city limits) […]

Civil Servant of the Week: Fort Bend County Clerk Dianne Wilson

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Fort Bend County Clerk Dianne Wilson is retiring in December after 32 years of public service with the county. Wilson, the longest serving county official in Fort Bend County’s history, will be the guest of honor at the Safari Texas Ranch’s “Palm Pavilion”, 11627 FM 1464 in Richmond, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 7. […]

Civil Servant of the Week: Wayne Poorman

Wayne Poorman

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Wayne Poorman’s first experience in law enforcement was quite memorable. In the early 1970s, Poorman was a diver for the reserve unit of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office’s Marine Division. Harris County was working together with the Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office on a capital murder case when Poorman –on his first […]

Rep. Reynolds’ barratry trial begins November 3

Texas State Rep. Ron Reynolds

Two-term incumbent is confident he’ll be exonerated By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Texas State Rep. Ron Reynolds (D-Missouri City) hopes to be exonerated on 10 counts of Barratry, which means a lawyer’s illegal solicitations, but he’ll have to wait until Nov. 3 to do so. In March, Reynolds, 41, was indicted in Montgomery County (Conroe) on 10 […]

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