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FBISD student selected for Lone Star Leadership Academy

Caroline Meador

Caroline Meador, daughter of Andy and Heather Meador and a student at Baines Middle School in FBISD has been selected to travel to the Austin/San Antonio area as a participant in Education in Action’s Lone Star Leadership Academy, July 13-18. 2014. Caroline’s selection for the Academy was based on her outstanding academic success, demonstrated leadership […]

Local FCST swimmer to represent USA in Open Water meet

Pictured are Chris Yeager and Peyton Quattlebaum.

Two First Colony Swim Team (FCST) Senior Elite swimmers recently competed in the USA Swimming Open Water National Championship meet in Castaic Lake, California. Christopher Yeager, age 15, placed 16th in the 10K and 3rd overall for 18 & under boys.  His time of 1:54:47 qualified him to represent Team USA at the 2014 Junior […]

Smelling it like it is!

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Drug dog “Rik” and his man handler snag 115.4 pounds of cocaine, with a street value of about 1.4 mil from a northbound truck on US 59.

Sugar Land Infrastructure update set for July 24

Sugar Land City Manager 
Allen Bogard

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host the Sugar Land Infrastructure Update on Thursday, July 24, 2014 with City Manager Allen Bogard.   The breakfast will be held at The Sweetwater Country Club, 4400 Palm Royale Blvd., Sugar Land, from 7:30 – 9:00 AM. The presenting sponsorship has generously been provided by Republic Services […]

Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine gives back to FBISD

D. Dean Dominy, III, M.D., Hand & Upper Extremity, Orthopedic Surgery; Kenneth M. Renney, M.D., Sports Medicine; Jeffrey B. Wood, M.D., Orthopedic Spine Surgery; Eddie T. Matsu, M.D., General Orthopedics, Joint Replacement Surgery; Mark W. Maffet, M.D., Knee and Shoulder Surgery, Sports Medicine; Timothy C. Sitter, M.D., Knee and Shoulder Surgery, Sports Medicine; Vincent C. Phan, M.D., Hand & Upper Extremity, Orthopedic Surgery; Carl A. Hicks, M.D., Joint Replacement Surgery; Ray R. Valdez, M.D., Foot & Ankle, Orthopedic Surgery; David A. Braunreiter, M.D., Sports Medicine, Concussion Management; Anthony J. Muffoletto, M.D., Orthopedic Spine Surgery and Jeffrey A. Kozak, D.O., Sports Medicine, Concussion Management.

Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Sugar Land offers their annual sports physicals for Fort Bend and Alief Independent School Districts’ middle school and high school athletes. They have been associated with these school districts for more than 15 years as team physicians. University Interscholastic League (UIL) requires all high school athletes to undergo […]

Elkins HS’s Ruhika Roy was recognized for science project

Ruhika Roy

Ruhika Roy, a senior at Elkins High School was invited to a Scholarships Awards Night on June 4, at the HESS Club,  Houston by Instrument Society of America( ISA) to present her spectacular science project “A novel sensor & microcontroller for vibration detection” in front of  professional engineers and students. Instrument Society of America (ISA) […]

Central Fort Bend Chamber’s 2014 Congressional Update set for July 21

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The Central Fort Bend Chamber will conduct its 2014 Congressional Update Breakfast on Monday, July 21 at Fort Bend Country Club, 2627 FM 762, Richmond. Pete Olson, Congressman, Dist. 22, will update attendees on national legislative issues and how they will affect our state, regional and local business community. The breakfast is scheduled to start […]

First Colony Branch Library to host puppet show for children

Jean Kuecher

First Colony Branch Library will host a special children’s puppet performance, “Science Black-Light Puppet Show,” on Saturday, July 19, beginning at 1:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2121 Austin Parkway in Sugar Land. Master puppeteer Jean Kuecher, producer of Marionette Playhouse, will use glowing fluorescent puppets to illustrate a variety […]

Rotary Club of Rosenberg installs 2014-15 Officers

The 2014-15 Rosenberg Rotary Club officers were installed during a fun “banquet” held at a recent Sugar Land Skeeters game. The Rotary International Year begins July 1, 2014 and concludes June 30, 2015. The 2014-15 Rosenberg Rotary Club officers include, from left, Bob Haenel, secretary; Tom Stavinoha, Rotary Foundation/Grants chairman; Darren McCarthy, Service, Membership chairman; Mary Servantes, vice president; Ginger Johnson, treasurer; and Bradley Stavinoha, president. Not pictured are Hugh Conway, president-elect; Hurley Johnson, sergeant-at-arms; and Linda Lyons, Service Projects chairman. The Rosenberg Rotary Club meets at noon Wednesdays at the Fort Bend Country Club.

The 2014-15 Rosenberg Rotary Club officers were installed during a fun “banquet” held at a recent Sugar Land Skeeters game. The Rotary International Year begins July 1, 2014 and concludes June 30, 2015. The Rosenberg Rotary Club meets at noon Wednesdays at the Fort Bend Country Club.

Presidential Scholars Program offers students unique educational opportunity

WCJC Academic Advisor Catherine Shoppa is coordinating the Presidential Scholars Program, a new initiative that will allow WCJC students to share one-on-one time with the college president, meet foreign dignitaries and take educational trips.

From one-on-one meetings with the college president to educational trips out of state, the Wharton County Junior College Presidential Scholars Program is sure to be an opportunity unlike any other. WCJC Academic Advisor Catherine Shoppa, coordinator of the new program, is hoping to reach students in a whole new way. “They’re going to do things […]

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