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Spikes boys climb back on top

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The Sienna Spikes from Missouri City go 5-0 to capture the 10U Nations Elite Texas Spring Classic title on Sunday March 29-30.  With 2 pool wins on Saturday over the Katy Stars(3-2) and the Marucci Bull(13-4), the boys beat a tough Slammers team(7-4), dominated the Hawks(11-1) and finished with a convincing 10-0 victory over the […]

Low turnout for Stafford MSD Superintendent Town Hall Meeting

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By Karen Daniels  On March 5, SMSD Board of Trustees officially accepted the resignation of Dr. Lance Hindt who is now the Superintendent for Allen ISD. In an effort to know and understand the community’s input on what they’d like to see in the next leader of SMSD, a questionnaire was put together for the […]

Dew House 2nd annual yard sale set for April 5

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Cub Scouts from Scanlan Oaks Den 4 and Austin Parkway Den 14 toured the historic Dew House in February to learn about their area history from volunteer docents who will be hosting their second Annual Yard Sale Saturday April 5 from 9 AM to 2PM to raise funds in support of East Fort Bend County’s only interactive museum. Docents […]

FBISD students receive free eye exams and eyewear

Student Daniela Diaz of Armstrong Elementary gets an eye exam from Sway Sokhamrett, volunteer with Luxottica Wholesale of New York.

An estimated one in four school-age children has a vision problem that interferes with their ability to learn, according to Prevent Blindness America. Fort Bend ISD administrators recently teamed up with the Houston Department of Health and Human Services (HDHHS) and the charitable foundation OneSight to provide more than 700 students with free eye exams […]

Fort Bend County raises awareness of human trafficking

FBC Task Force for Prostitution Prevention Committee front row (l-r):Ann Werlein, Office of the County Judge; Jenetha Jones, Office of the County Judge; LoriAnn Belin, Commissioner Andy Meyers’ Office Precinct 3; Dr. Connie Almeida, Behavioral Health Services; Chad Bridges, District Attorney’s Office;  back row (l-r): Brad Slater, Juvenile Probation; Paul Stewart, County Attorney’s Office; Kyle Dobbs, Juvenile Probation; Mike Enax, Community Supervision and Corrections Department; Judge James Shoemake, 434th District Court.

The Fort Bend County Task Force for Prostitution Prevention hosted a Summit on the issue of Human Trafficking on Friday, February 21, 2014. The event was held to raise awareness of the presence of human trafficking, especially sex trafficking activity in the Fort Bend area as well as the broader community by shedding light on […]

Stephen F. Austin High School performs at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida

The Stephen F. Austin HS Dance Team "The Angels", shown here, entertained guests at Walt Disney World Resort  in Florida.

The talented students of Stephen F. Austin High School became stars of their own Disney show on March 7 and 8 when they entertained guests at Downtown Disney and Magic Kingdom Park at the Walt Disney World Resort. They traveled to take part in the Disney Performing Arts Program. On March 7, the “Angels” Dance […]

Fort Bend Seniors champions march for Meals On Wheels with local officials

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L to R Front Row: Mayor of Richmond Evalyn Moore, Mayor Vincent Morales, Sugar Land City Council Member Amy Mitchell, Rosenberg City Council Member Cynthia Mconathy, Kendleton City Council Member Etta Patterson, Kendelton City Council Member Ray Davis.L to R Second Row: Ray Aguilar, David Vasquez, Hon. Joe Gurecky, FBS CEO Manuela Arroyos, Angelic Martinez, Fort Bend County Director of Finance Pam Gubble, Fort Bend County Director of Social Services Ana Gonzalez, Wanda Sdao, Fort Bend Country Sheriff's Office Sergent Nadine Sutton. L to R Third Row: Commission James Patterson, Assistant Chief Sugar Land Police Eric Robbins, FBC Sheriff's Office Deputy Chris Carlson, FBS Sheriff's Office Deputy David Carvin, James Winzel representing Commissioner Richard Morrision, FBC Emergency Reserve Corp Jim Forkner, District Attorney John Healey, FBC Sheriff's Office Deputy Richard Morris and Rick Branek.

March for Meals is a national campaign held during the month of March, initiated and sponsored by the Meals On Wheels Association of America to raise awareness of senior hunger and to encourage action on the part of local communities. Hundreds of Senior Nutrition Programs across the United States like Fort Bend Seniors Meals on […]

WCJC Drama students garner festival awards

WCJC Drama Department students perform a scene from Fortinbras. Association’s Pictured, foreground, left to right, are Bryson Baugus, David Hiebert, Isabella Nidever and David Hesse.  Pictured in the background, left to right, are Whitney McClendon, Jaime Gonzales and John Ramirez.

‘Fortinbras’ production receives Superior rating The third time was a charm for Wharton County Junior College drama students as they once again took top awards at the recent Texas Community College Speech and Theatre Association’s Theatre Festival. Held at Blinn College in Brenham, the annual event showcases the talents of drama students from around the […]

WCJC Band presents a ‘Knight’ of Medieval selections April 1

Members of the WCJC Pioneer Band practice for their upcoming concert on April 1. From left are Caleb Korenek on trumpet, Gabrielle Gonzalez on tenor sax and Miranda Machicek on alto sax.

Knights, castles and maidens are on the bill for the Wharton County Junior College Pioneer Band’s spring concert, scheduled for Tuesday, April 1 at the Horton Foote Theatre in the Duson-Hansen Fine Arts Building at the Wharton campus. The annual concert will feature selections from the well-known production, Camelot, as well as an original arrangement […]

A bright beginning with a bright future

Satta Testamark, Science teacher at Wertheimer.

By Iris Ung 6th grade student Wertheimer in LCISD A solid educational foundation is key to success in later life.  The teachers and staff at Wertheimer Middle recognize the importance of a quality education and have eagerly dedicated their time and efforts to make sure that our students are successful. Teachers at WMS work hard […]

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