Missouri City teen earns Girl Scouts’ highest honor

According to the Girl Scout Research Institute’s (GSRI) report, The Power of the Girl Scout Gold Award: Excellence in Leadership and Life, Girl Scout Gold Award recipients receive greater lifetime benefits than their peers with regard to positive sense of self, life satisfaction, leadership, life success, community service, and civic engagement thanks to their experience […]

Missouri City woman sentenced for stealing from Holocaust survivor

Eula Mae Williams was sentenced to five-year’s probation on Jan. 20 for felony theft by 400th District Court Judge Maggie Jaramillo. Williams plead guilty to the indictment in October 2016, when the court reset her sentencing to consider a presentence investigation report. The 44 year-old Missouri City woman stole over $15,000 from Mr. Sam Spritzer, […]

Sugar Land man convicted of DWI

Aik Shii Wong was sentenced to a 12-month probation by County Court at Law No. 4 Judge R. H. “Sandy” Bielstein on Jan. 31 after a jury convicted him of driving while intoxicated. The 37-year-old Sugar Land man was arrested after police witnessed him driving recklessly in the Sugar Land Town Square area in September […]

Happy Hurricanes

On Feb. 12, the 8U First Colony Hurricanes took home 1st Place in their division in Westbury Little League’s Hearts & Homers Tournament, with a 21-7 win in the championship game. Back in November, the mighty Hurricanes also took home 1st place in First Colony Little League’s Fall Shoot Out Tournament, battling from behind in […]

Taylor Bannister named to top 50 volleyball list

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Taylor Bannister was destined to be a basketball player. Her grandparents played basketball in college. Her father played in the National Basketball Association for five years and in various international leagues for 10 years, and her mother played basketball at Dulles High School and Rice University. But […]

Woman convicted of stealing millions from employer

A Fort Bend County jury convicted Andrea Watson Davidson of felony theft in less than 10 minutes on Feb. 3 before recommending she spend 28 years in prison. The 49-year-old Mission Bend woman was charged with stealing millions of dollars from her employer over several years as their bookkeeper. According to Scott Carpenter, the Economic […]

Pet of the Week 03/08/17

Hello, my name is Lulu. I am a yellow labrador retriever mix and I am just over 10 months old. Come by and visit with me today. I would love to meet you!

WIN A FREE $50 GIFT CERTIFICATE TO CLANCY’S PUBLIC HOUSE!

The Fort Bend Star is giving away eight $50 gift certificates (four each on Facebook and Twitter) to randomly selected winners who like/follow our page and share/re-tweet this post with a comment between now and March 15. (Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day!) It’s that easy! Just like or follow our page, share or […]

McCutcheon running for Sugar Land City Council

Carol McCutcheon, a 23-year resident and community leader in Sugar Land, is running for Sugar Land City Council Member District 4 in the May 6 election. “We want to continue to attract high-quality businesses to Sugar Land so we can maintain one of the lowest tax rates in the state,” she said. “However, it is […]

Pet of the Week 03/01/17

Hello, my name is Alfie.  I am a black and orange domestic shorthair mix and I am getting closer to 4 years old.  Come by and visit with me today.  I would love to meet you!

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