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David Crowl named Vice President Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce

David Crowl

David Crowl, Director of Communications at the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce has recently been named Vice President.  David has over five years of experience with the Fort Bend Chamber. “David has always served as a mentor to our new staff members and provides tremendous support to the entire team,” says Keri Schmidt, President & […]

Cadet from Sugar Land earns honor

Brice Kolle

Marine Military Academy named freshman Brice Kolle of Sugar Land,  the Cadet of the Month for the Leatherneck Band for December 2014. The cadet who receives this esteemed award is nominated by his band instructor for his exemplary attitude, conduct, academic performance and dedication. In addition to the recognition he received Jan. 16 in front […]

Clements Boys Soccer hopes to repeat

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By Adrian Martin For The Star Nearly a full calendar year ago, the Clements boys soccer team hoisted the Texas 5A state championship. Unfortunately, all good things under the celebratory sun come to an end at some point. With the road signs ahead indicating a long path this season, head coach Todd Ericson-entering his 26th […]

Civil Servant of the Week: Sgt. Jarret Nethery

Sgt. Jarret Nethery

Sgt. Jarret Nethery of the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is the Civil Servant of the Week. Nethery, a native of Dayton, Texas, is a 10-year law enforcement veteran, having worked in Patrol with the Rosenberg Police Department while attending college at Sam Houston State University. Nethery then joined the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office […]

COMMENTARY: Global Studies? – How about local studies?

Michael Sudhalter

Designing an effective feeder pattern system for 70 campuses and approximately 70,000 students is no easy task. Parents may sit through a four-hour plus school board meeting to listen to the process, but board members, administrators and well-compensated consultants spend far more time on the issues. Fort Bend ISD must balance the seemingly conflicting issues […]

Pet of the Week 01/21/15

Oatmeal

Meet Oatmeal. Oatmeal is an 18 month old Turkish Van-mix. She has a twin sister that she’s very fond of so if the right family comes along for these sweet sisters, they can both be yours for only one adoption fee. Oatmeal and her sister are loving and playful but would prefer a quiet home […]

Richmond native traveled to Washington D.C. for medical conference

Richmond native Brittnee MacIntyre

Richmond native Brittnee MacIntyre, a December 2014 master’s degree graduate of the UTHealth School of Nursing, has been chosen as the only student in the nation who will go to Washington, D.C. on Jan. 21 to provide testimony about her experience in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) demonstration project for Graduate Nurse Education […]

Stafford to discuss future of Texas Instruments property this week

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The city of Stafford discussed the future of the 192-acre potential Legacy Place project at its meeting on Tuesday night, and could potentially discuss it further in executive session tonight. The proposed mixed use development includes a 45-acre outlet mall, similar to those in Cypress, Texas City and San Marcos, as […]

Civil Servant of the Week: Susana Mejia

Susana Mejia of the Texas Department 
of Family & Protective Services.

By Subhrata Barot For The Star To most children, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and Spiderman are considered heroes. But to a child left in the throws of violence, dysfunction and abuse, Susana Mejia of the Texas Department of Family & Protective Services is more than a hero. Mejia is a Child Protective Services (CPS) Case […]

Pet of the Week 01/14/15

Ruby

Meet Ruby. This girl is truly a jewel. At 5 months old, Ruby is a brown tabby with adorable white “socks” on her feet. Loving and playful, Ruby would fit nicely into any home. Wouldn’t your new year seem more complete with the love of a friendly feline? If so, contact Save Our Strays of […]

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