Abbott applauds legislator’s intention to file maternal mortality legislation

In the upcoming special legislative session, Sen. Lois Kolkhorst Rep. Cindy Burkett, Rep. Shawn Thierry and Rep. Armando Walle will file legislation to extend the maternal mortality task force. This is one of 20 items that Gov. Greg Abbott previously announced will be added to the special session agenda. Abbott issued the following statement applauding […]

Pet of the Week 06/21/17

Hello, my name is Aliesha.  I am a black and white labrador retriever mix and I am getting closer to 3 years old.  Come by and visit with me today.  I would love to meet you.

Huffman announces reelection campaign

State Sen. Joan Huffman (R-Houston) announced she will seek re-election to the State Senate. Huffman represents Senate District 17, which includes portions of Brazoria, Fort Bend and Harris counties. “It has been an honor to represent the citizens of Senate District 17. This past session we passed a budget that reins in the growth of […]

Stafford karate teacher hopes to compete in Olympics

Kickstart Kids helps youngsters learn martial arts By Stafford MSD Communications Rommel Gargoles is a 33-time world karate champion and a member of the United States Karate Team. He may have a chance to compete in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Japan. His students at Stafford Intermediate and Stafford Middle schools know him as “Master […]

Reynolds outlines 85th legislative session

State Rep. Ron Reynolds, D-Missouri City, recently recapped his activity in the 85th Legislature, which ended May 29. Although Gov. Greg Abbott has called for a special session that will begin July 18, a lot went on in the five months the Legislature was in regular session. The following is a summary of Reynolds’ report […]

Pet of the Week 06/07/17

Hello, my name is Cosmo.  I am a tan labrador retriever mix and I am 5 years old.  I would love to meet you.  Come by and visit with me today!

Man convicted of burglary of a vehicle

A jury convicted Caleb Fonseca of burglary of a vehicle in only 20 minutes on May 18. The 20-year-old Rosenberg man was subsequently sentenced to almost a year in jail in an agreement with prosecutors. According to Assistant District Attorney Bryan Honeycutt, Fonseca broke into a vehicle just after midnight on June 12, 2016, no […]

Video shows suspects using stolen credit cards during two-day crime spree

Sugar Land police are looking for three people who used credit cards stolen at stores in First Colony Mall recently. A woman told police she placed her wallet containing cash and credits cards on a counter while working at Dillard’s on April 10 at 12:30 p.m. She was unable to locate the wallet 30 minutes […]

George Foundation elects Mefford to board

The trustees of The George Foundation recently elected Ruthanne Mefford of Sugar Land to serve as trustee for a special seven-year term. Mefford replaces outgoing trustee Pat McDonald, who was appointed to the board in 2008 and served a total of nine years including the role of chairman from 2012-2014. “The board of trustees is […]

Eagle Scout awarded Bronze Palm, did project for Texana Center

Texana Center officials were delighted to receive the news that Spencer Reitz had not only earned his Eagle Scout award but also received the Bronze Palm. To earn this distinction the Scout must be active in their troop for at least three months after becoming an Eagle Scout and earn five additional merit badges beyond […]

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