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Proposed FBISD Bond isn’t specific about Career/Tech

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendnews.com Fort Bend ISD has $59.4 million allocated to Career & Technical improvements – approximately one-sixth of its proposed $484 million bond that will be presented before voters on Nov. 4. The district hasn’t decided whether to construct a new Career & Technical facility or to boost current facilities, but the $59.4 […]

Missouri City honors Crystle Stewart a day before she weds Belgian model

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By Elsa Maxey  Missouri City’s favorite daughter, Crystle Stewart, weds Belgian born international model, Max Sebrechts, and adds the Mrs. title to a long list of so many of her accomplishments.  She wed her beau on August 9th after being honored in a ceremony the day before, in and by the city she’s called home. Missouri City […]

Dr. Konya Keeling-Johnson, MD, FACS opens a practice in Sugar Land

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Dr. Konya Keeling-Johnson would like to formally announce the opening of Houston Southwest Colon and Rectal Clinic in the Sugar Land area. Houston Southwest Colon and Rectal Clinic offers a comprehensive patient-first approach to colon and rectal healthcare. Dr. Keeling-Johnson earned a Medical Degree at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2003. After […]

Arming teachers? Let’s find a middle ground solution…

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We all care about children’s safety, so any ideas or solutions to further that goal come from a good place. In a nation where politics can be often become bitter and divisive, it’s important that we acknowledge and evaluate ideas that are presented before us. Missouri City resident/business owner Kris Allfrey was an unsuccessful candidate […]

Marshall’s Sheffield is among nation’s best

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com If you attend a Marshall High football game this fall, don’t be surprised to dozens of college coaches in the stands. Every college in America seems to be interested in signing senior cornerback Kendall Sheffield, who ESPN has ranked the ninth best prep football player in the country. Opponents shy away […]

FBCA sets sights on postseason

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Winning 70 percent of your football game and missing the postseason isn’t easy for any player or coach. But the Fort Bend Christian football team plans on using last season’s 7-3 season (and playoff near-miss) into motivation for the 2014 campaign. “It’s frustrating when you’re that close, but it made the […]

Willowridge builds for 2014 season

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Richard Lazarou is trying to bring a playoff atmosphere back to Willowridge High. That’s why he scheduled non-district road games to El Campo and Stafford (both playoff teams in 2013), respectively this season. The Eagles kick off the season at 7 p.m. Thursday vs. Brazosport at Hall Stadium. “We want to […]

Stepping it up and Running Fast for a CURE” Breast Cancer Awareness walk on Oct. 18

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Breast cancer is a disease that has had a profound impact on survivors, their families and the public.  Recognizing that the need for support, education and care extends beyond medical intervention for those diagnosed with the disease, a group of survivors who experienced first-hand the gap that exists for survivors and their families, came together […]

Civil Servant of the Week: Sugar Land PD’s Mayra Cardenas

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Mayra Cardenas has worked in law enforcement in Fort Bend County for the past 11 years, first in Meadows Place and Stafford, and now with the Sugar Land Police Department. Cardenas, 35, said she was interested in public safety from a young age to be able to help out people without […]

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 […]

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