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Dulles’ Flemming, Clements’ Knowles leaving respective football programs

Oschlor Flemming

Dulles High head football coach Oschlor Flemming has decided to leave the Vikings after two seasons. The former Texas A&M running back has accepted the position of starting the new football program at Lamar CISD’s Fulshear High, which is scheduled to open this summer. Flemming succeeded the legendary Jim Creech last year, and the Vikings endured […]

Local law enforcement prepares for open carry gun law


By S. Barot For The Star Starting Jan. 1, licensed gun owners in Texas will be able to openly and publicly carry guns in belts or shoulder holsters. Also known as “open carry,” Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed House Bill 910 into law in June. Texas is now the 45th state to pass legislation relating […]

Constable Davis to face Sgt. Smith in re-election rematch

Fort Bend Constable

By Michael Sudhalter Fort Bend Precinct 2 Constable Ruben Davis will run for a sixth term next year and he’ll face a familiar opponent in the Democratic Party Primary on March 1. Davis, who was first elected in 1996, will face Missouri City Police Sgt. Daryl Smith, whom he defeated 55 percent (2,867 votes) […]

FBISD approves plans for Career and Technical Education Program


By S. Barot For The Star bisdThe Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees approved the concept of building a stand-alone facility to house the advanced Career and Technical Education (CTE) program. The Board will also vote to make updates to CTE facilities at three area high schools. The 2014 Bond Program, which was approved by voters […]

Pet of the Week 12/16/15


Red is an outgoing, playful puppy that loves squeaky toys and enjoys cuddling.  He’s a medium sized scruffy beagle mix ready to be adopted at the Houston Humane Society.  You can meet Red in person at 14700 Almeda Rd, and see hundreds of pets for adoption online at

Sniffin’s a candidate for TD Club Coach of the Year

Brett Sniffin

By Michael Sudhalter Ridge Point High head football coach Brett Sniffin has made a great case for Touchdown Club of Houston Coach of the Year. Sniffin, one of 10 finalists for the honor, has Ridge Point in the state semifinals for the first time ever. “Receiving the Coach of the Year honor means that […]

Memorial Hermann is meeting the spiritual needs of patients, families and staff


While doctors, nurses and therapists work to advance patient health, members of the Memorial Hermann Chaplaincy Services team are focused on healing the body, mind and spirit of patients, their families and even hospital staff. Spiritual care has been part of Memorial Hermann going back to the original Memorial Baptist Hospital in 1907. Today, Memorial […]

Miller named President of Sugar Land Skeeters


The Sugar Land Skeeters are thrilled to announce Jay Miller as their new President. The former Round Rock Express President and Texas Rangers Executive brings 34 years of front office baseball experience to the Skeeters organization. “We’re extremely excited that Jay has joined our team.” Skeeters owner Bob Zlotnik said. “He brings a wealth of […]

New HCC Missouri City campus will aid in community revitalization


Years of talks about building a new Houston Community College (HCC) campus in Missouri City turned into action with a much anticipated town hall meeting for the HCC Missouri City Center for Entrepreneurship, Technology, and Health (CETH). An excited crowd of community members and officials from Missouri City and Fort Bend County joined HCC trustees, […]

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Demerchant announces District 26 candidacy

Laquitta  DeMerchant

By Michael Sudhalter New Territory business owner/IT Security professional Laquitta Demerchant has announced that she will run for the District 26 State Representative position currently held by two-term incumbent, Rick Miller. Demerchant, a Democrat, knows it will take an extraordinary effort to unseat Miller in November. “I want to be a breathe of fresh […]

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