Dulles Middle School student leaders support and fundraise for Alzheimer’s research

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Dulles Middle School student leaders at the 2016 Fort Bend County Walk to End Alzheimer’s with teacher Jessica Knox (front right).

Students in Dulles Middle School Teen Leadership, PALs and AVID took part in the 2016 Fort Bend County Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Oct. 29, at Constellation Field. The students exceeded their fundraising goal, raising over $5,000. The DMS team was organized by Teen Leadership teacher Jessica Knox, who was personally motivated after losing her […]

Meet one of the NFL’s fashion police

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Darin Jordan, a former player with the Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders, now patrols the sidelines of the Houston Texans during home games to make sure the players are in compliance with the NFL’s uniform policy. The Sienna Plantation resident says he likes to look his best while doing the job, thus the suit, tie and fedora.

Sienna Plantation resident keeps Texan players in uniform complience By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com When Darin Jordan watches the Houston Texans play, he sees a lot more than just runs, passes, catches, kicks and tackles. He sees what few others see and that’s what he’s paid to do. The Sienna Plantation resident and former National Football […]

Pet of the Week 12/14/16

Darcy

Hello, my name is Darcy.  I am a Tan Colored Shepherd mix and I am just over 6 months old.  Come by and visit with me today.  I would love to meet you!

Madeline’s Christmas comes to Fort Bend Theatre

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“In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived 12 little girls in two straight lines.” So begins this delightful story of Madeline’s Christmas, playing Nov. 26 – Dec. 18 at award-winning Fort Bend Theatre, 2815 N Main in Stafford, Saturdays and Sundays at 3 p.m. For more information or to purchase […]

Tonya Williamson joins Fort Bend office

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Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene is pleased to announce that Tonya Williamson has joined our Fort Bend office. Tonya graduated from Sam Houston State University with a BFA in Communications. She began her real estate career working part time as an assistant while in high school and college. Upon graduation, she worked […]

Memphis upsets Houston 48-44, Herman heads to UT

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By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star The University of Houston started out slow, made a furious comeback, but fell short at the end of the game, losing to Memphis 48-44. Also on Saturday, Tom Herman resigned as head coach at the University of Houston to take a similar position at the University of […]

Pet of the Week 11/23/16

Caydence

Hello, my name is Caydence. I am a Chocolate and White Australian Shepherd mix and I am almost 3 years old. I would love to meet you. Stop by and visit with me today!

Houston sacks Louisville 36-10

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By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star With a national television audience ready to declare Louisville’s Lamar Jackson the presumptive Heisman Trophy winner, the University of Houston Cougars stunned the Cardinals and the television audience with a 36-10 dominating performance. The Cougars recovered a fumble on the opening kickoff, and 11 seconds into the […]

Cookbook commemorates Sugar Land church’s 100 years

First Presbyterian Church of Sugar Land Centennial Cookbook Dedication to Mary Shelton, 1921 - 2016.

Calling attention to the rich history of “the company town,” this fall, the First Presbyterian Church of Sugar Land on Eldrige Road is celebrating 100 years. Longtime, active church member Betty J. Verdino has been helping pass on the good word about the steadfast presence of the church in the community since 1916. As part […]

Missouri City moves elections to November

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At their Oct. 17 meeting, Missouri City council members voted 4-3 to approve a resolution that will move the city’s general elections from May to November. Section 6.01 of the city charter provides that elections for the mayor and the at-large city council members must be held in May of each even-numbered year, and elections […]

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