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CIVIL SERVANT OF THE WEEK: Mayor Vincent Morales

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By Subhrata Barot For The Star Businessman. Volunteer. Cancer survivor. Mayor of Rosenberg. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Vincent Morales’ proudest moment was elected Mayor of Rosenberg in 2011 and then re-elected by his constituents in 2013. Since then, he has devoted his attention to preparing Rosenberg for future growth. Under his […]

Soon-to-be council member hopes to improve Missouri City

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By Michael Sudhalter In less than a week, Anthony Maroulis went from a candidate to being Missouri City District C’s Council Member-in-waiting. The 47-year-old Health Care Services professional filed to run for District C toward the end of the declaration period. His opponent for the May 9 election was set to be Mayor Pro […]

Oyster Creek celebrated Mardi Gras

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Mardi Gras Cocktail Reception at Oyster Creek Manor.  There was lively music, tasty food, smooth beverages and great tours.  Everyone enjoyed the photo booth and lively music.  Our attendees from Smiles at Greatwood and Gulf Coast Hospice won super door prizes!  It was a fun event provided as a Thank You to all of our […]

COMMENTARY: The case for vaccinating your kids

Subhrata Barot

I’ll say this from the get go: I am “pro-vaccinations” and encourage others to get vaccinated and get booster shots when needed – because the statistics say it all. The World Health Organization estimates that 2-3 million deaths are prevented every year in all age groups from diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus and measles. In addition, the […]

Task Force targets illicit synthetic substances

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The Fort Bend County Narcotics Task Force, a Houston HIDTA Initiative (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area), conducted an operation targeting illicit synthetic substances in Fort Bend County. During the past month, Task Force agents have conducted numerous undercover operations into the illegal sale and distribution of illicit synthetic substances resulting in the issuance of two […]

A deeper look into the 40 acres

Lynn Ashby

So you want you or your kid or that cousin wearing the ankle monitor to get into The University of Texas at Austin. You’ll have better luck with Harvard, Yale or the College of Cardinals. Better yet, become a state official, endow a chair (and table, too, the profs need them) or simply move to […]

Police searching for thief entering garages, one house with sleeping residents

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Sugar Land police are looking for a man seen on home surveillance video stealing items from two unlocked vehicles in the 3100 Block of Redcliff Drive on Dec. 30 around 4 a.m. The homeowner told police that cash and electronics were missing from his unlocked vehicles, and a bike, soccer cleats and a Nike bag […]

SLPD charges Houston man for tampering with evidence

Lusean Laroy Stewart

Sugar Land police arrested Lusean Laroy Stewart, 31, of Houston at 1:38 a.m. on Sunday for tampering with evidence. An SLPD officer stopped Stewart for driving the wrong way on Commons Drive, striking a curb and almost causing a collision with another vehicle. There was an odor of marijuana in Stewart’s vehicle and a leafy, […]

COMMENTARY: Development would put Stafford on the fast track

Michael Sudhalter

If you don’t visit north Fort Bend County often, the City of Stafford is just an exit on the Southwest Freeway or the Sam Houston Tollway. When I first moved to Houston in 2008, I thought All-Pro quarterback Andrew Luck had played prep football in Stafford, only to find out it was Stratford in the […]

Advocating for equality in discipline


It has been more than half a century since Dr. Martin Luther King stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and told the world that he had a dream; a dream that “children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by […]

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