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Jessup determined to strengthen Meadows Place

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com First impressions are huge, and luckily, Meadows Place mayor Charles Jessup understands that. Most motorists enter Fort Bend County on U.S. Hwy. 59, and Meadows Place is the first place they’ll see. Jessup, who has been Mayor of the one-square mile city since 2007 and on the city council for seven […]

Super Stone Houston honors veterans

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By Michael Sudhalter  Super Stone Houston is dedicated to using decorative concrete that can make any home look like a beautiful resort with new toppings and overlays to transform driveways. Patios and pool decks can be transformed from drab to dramatic, without the added expense of tear-out. Super Stone, which has five locations nationally (three […]

Fort Bend County youth participate in Texas Wildlife Leadership Camps

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Fort Bend County residents, Logan Maus of Needville and Justin Shih of Sugar Land, participated in the Texas Brigades summer leadership camps in June and July. They were among one hundred sixty-five high school students that took part in this award-winning leadership development program. The Texas Brigades’ mission is to educate and empower youths with […]

Sugar Land Superstar finale at Town Square

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By Elsa Maxey Elsa@FortBendStar.com Electrifying…that’s how the feel of the evening describes the turnout at the Sugar Land Town Square on Town Center Boulevard this past Saturday in support of the finalist contestants aiming for the 2014 Superstar title.  What’s more, it was in the presence of Stephen F. Austin, the Father of Texas, on […]

Non-profit director writes book about baseball

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Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com For some Houstonians, the Astros’ lone World Series appearance nine years ago seems like ancient history. But Fort Bend County native and author Mike Vance,  a Dulles High alum who now lives in Houston, decided to dig way deeper into the city’s baseball heritage. Vance, 55, wrote “Houston Baseball: The Early Years, […]

Six things every athlete should know

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Six things every student athlete should know before taking the field With the fall sports season gearing up, physicians with Memorial Hermann want to help keep young athletes healthy and safe both on and off the field.  Young athletes (and parents too) should consider these tips – provided by Alfred Mansour, M.D., pediatric orthopedic and […]

Sugar Land native named Heights Chamber director

Jacob Milwee

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Sugar Land native Jacob Milwee has climbed the ranks of the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce since he joined the staff as the Director of Member Services in the summer of 2008. Now, he’s ready to take the things he learned from outgoing president Terry Burge and former presidents Ken […]

Civil Servant of the Week: FBISD Social Worker pens book on financial literacy, success

Janice Little

A double celebration is nearing for Fort Bend ISD social worker, Janice Little, who on Sept. 20 will celebrate her graduation and book release. Little will receive her Doctor of Management Degree in Organizational Leadership from the University of Phoenix early that afternoon and will release her new book, The Graduate’s Gift, later that evening. “Janice […]

Friday Night Might

Lynn Ashby

By Lynn Ashby Columnist THE HIGH SCHOOL — Workers are getting ready for the most important part of Texas’ high schools’ autumn term. No, not math or English or even homeroom. It’s football, of course. CBS newsman and native Texan Bob Schieffer once observed, “In Texas, the week begins on Friday nights.” Drive across our […]

Lawyers cry foul over Sugar Land towing contract

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Lawyers representing a longtime owner of a Missouri City-based towing business filed a suit on Monday in Fort Bend District Court, alleging that the city of Sugar Land unfairly awarded its tow truck contracts. The lawsuit, which doesn’t seek monetary damages but rather to void the current contracts, isn’t against the […]

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