Missouri City pulled out the stops Saturday for its second annual Freedom Walk, a community walk from Community Park to the nearby Freedom Tree Park to celebrate the day enslaved people at the former Palmer Plantation were told they were free. The walk also served as a one of the culminating…
Shaivi Moparthi is a young girl with a lot on her plate.
Lucas Leal, a lifelong resident of Meadows Place, was looking for a final service project to complete his requirements to become an Eagle Scout.
Patrons of the Missouri City branch of Fort Bend County Libraries enjoyed a performance by the Houston-based Joy of Djembe Drumming ensemble on Saturday. Founder Gregg “Jebada” Powell and members played tribal rhythms of West Africa, along with some selections from the African diaspora in th…
On Saturday, February 18, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. the Society of Justice & Equality for the People of Sugar Land will commemorate the fifth anniversary of the discovery of the "Sugar Land 95," victims of convict leasing whose remains were discovered during construction of a Sugar Land high s…
The Fort Bend County Expose Excellence Youth Program will host its second annual “Exposing Black Artistry” event in celebration of Black History Month on February 17, beginning at 5 p.m., at the Landmark Community Center, 100 Louisiana St. Missouri City.
African-American sculptor, artist and author Tony Sherman, a longtime mainstay of Fort Bend County, regaled a capacity audience at the Missouri City branch of Fort Bend County Libraries Saturday with tales of his life and career, particularly encouraging youngsters to pursue their own creativity.
The Missouri City Branch Library will present renowned local artist, sculptor, and author C. Anthony “Tony” Sherman on Saturday, February 4, from 1-2 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, 1530 Texas Parkway.
Fort Bend County Libraries will host a Lunar New Year Celebration on Saturday, February 4, from 1-3 p.m., at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond. Activities and crafts celebrating the Year of the Rabbit are planned for families with children of all ages.
On Thursday, Jan. 26, the annual ceremony honoring Texas Gov. Mirabeau B. Lamar, whose final years were spent in Richmond, will be held at his gravesite in Richmond’s historic Morton Cemetery. The event, set to begin at 10:30 a.m., is free and open to the public. This will mark the 12th year…
On Saturday, February 11, the Rosenberg Railroad Museum will hold the grand official opening of a new limited-time exhibition titled "Railroads and American Popular Music".
On the day marking the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., more than 100 teenagers of many diverse faiths and backgrounds came together at Christ Church Sugar Land on Monday to participate in the MLK Day of Service sponsored by the Fort Bend Interfaith Community.
The Zeta Xi Sigma chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternities, Inc., a predominantly Black fraternity, held the third annual Dr. Alexander Brown Scholarship Golf Tournament at the Quail Valley Country Club on Saturday. The event raises funds for the Alexander Brown Foundation for scholarships. Ap…
The Fort Bend ISD Extended Learning Department will host a job fair Thursday, January 19 from 2 - 4:30 p.m. at the Fort Bend County Library, Sienna Branch, 8411 Sienna Springs Blvd., Missouri City, according to a press release.
Missouri City native R'Bonney Gabriel was named Miss Universe Saturday night at the pageant held in New Orleans. Last year Gabriel became the first Filipino-American to be named Miss USA.
The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office Communication Center has temporarily relocated to the Fort Bend County Office of Emergency Management due to a nearby electrical fire, according to a press release from the Sheriff's Office.
You can take the teacher out the classroom, but not necessarily the desire to teach out of the teacher.
Fort Bend ISD’s Fine Arts Department held its annual rodeo art show in the commons area of Sullivan Elementary School on January 7. Held in conjunction with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, the event featured more than 600 pieces of artwork submitted by students of all grade levels from…
The Fort Bend Junior Service League presented a $352,000 check representing the proceeds of the 21st annual Sugar Plum Market to 24 local charities serving Fort Bend County at a December 13 ceremony hosted by title sponsor Memorial Hermann Sugar Land hospital.
Fort Bend County Libraries’ University Branch Library will launch its spring “Reel Talk” documentary film series on Monday, Jan. 23 with Fake Famous: An Unreal Social Experiment. Each screening in the monthly series will be followed by a brief discussion of the film and its topic.
Fort Bend County Libraries kicks off "Ancient Civilizations" series with "Mesopotamia & Ancient Persia" on Jan. 21
Fort Bend County Libraries' spring educational series focusing on “Ancient Civilizations” will kick off with “Mesopotamia & Ancient Persia,” on Saturday, Jan. 21 from 2-4 p.m., in the Meeting Room of George Memorial Library in Richmond.
Fort Bend ISD parents and nonprofit head contribute more than $2,000 toward outstanding meal balances
Two Good Samaritans last week wrote a $2,000 check to offset outstanding balances of families of students at three Fort Bend ISD schools who don't qualify for free or reduced-priced meals.
Sugar Land Town Square hosted a Menorah Lighting ceremony on Sunday to mark the first night of Hanukkah. The event, spearheaded by Chabad of Sugar Land, included music and other entertainment, games, face-painting and more.
The Fort Bend County Historical Commission on Thursday announced the winners of the Texas History Essay Contest for fourth and seventh grade students in Fort Bend ISD.
Classic Chevy Sugar Land will be sponsoring Sugar Land Holiday Lights on Monday, December 19 at Constellation Field, providing free tickets to local non-profits, as well as a limited quantity currently available to the public. The tickets will include free carnival rides, a food voucher tha…
The Hymn Fest Christmas in Africa was held at Sugar Land Town Square on Sunday.
With a golden late-afternoon sun peeking through scattered clouds, dignitaries and members of the pubic gathered on December 7 to see the unveiling of the latest addition to Sugar Land Memorial Park - the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument.
Fort Bend Council and Fort Bend Community Prevention Coalition to hold diverse Santa event on Dec. 10
On December 10, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., the Fort Bend Regional Council on Substance Abuse and the Fort Bend Community Prevention Coalition will host a holiday event where families will be able to take a free holiday photo.
The Fort Bend County Fair Association has elected Jennifer Williams as the 2023 Fair President. A lifelong resident of Fort Bend County and a 22-year resident of Missouri City, Williams began volunteering with the fair's Sponsorship Committee as a high school student in 1996, according to a …
The weather was more warm than frightful, but Sugar Land Town Square was transformed into a winter wonderland Saturday with the Skate the Square festival. The event included the annual Boho Market featuring local vendors.
Despite some balmy weather, the City of Missouri City held its annual Snowfest Parade along Cartwright Road on Saturday morning, leading up to the Snowfest at the municipal complex. Young performers, local dignitaries, veterans' groups, and one very special guest delighted the crowd.
Fort Bend ISD, Fort Bend Transformation Church launch program to donate hygiene products to disadvantaged students
In a new collaboration between Fort Bend ISD, Fort Bend Transportation Church and NRG, donated hygiene items donated to students last week at Briargate Elementary to be distributed by teachers to students who may suffer from the stigma of coming from low-income families.
MONAT Gratitude has awarded Missouri City nonprofit Celebrating You Inc. a $10,000 grant as part of its $1 million pledge to close achievement gaps in underserved communities around the world, the organization announced in a press release. The grant will help the organization grow its Youth …
Discover Downtown Rosenberg invites the public to join the City of Rosenberg's Hometown Holiday Festival on December 3 from noon-8 p.m. in Historic Downtown Rosenberg (2100 Ave G).
The City of Missouri City will hold its 38th Annual Snowfest Parade and Snowfest 2022 on December 3. The parade will take place along Cartwright Road beginning at 9 a.m., featuring floats, dancers, marching bands, and more. The Snowfest itself will take place from 3-8 p.m. at the City of Mis…
The City of Sugar Land invites families to enjoy festive musical and theatrical performances at the 20th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Sugar Land Town Square on December 2 from 5-8 p.m. All activities and entertainment are free.
The Texas Bar Foundation recently awarded Child Advocates of Fort Bend a $10,000 grant to support its work in court advocacy for children and youth met with child abuse or neglect, CAFB announced in a press release.
Sugar Land Town Square was filled with vendors from all over the Houston and beyond for the Small Business Holiday Market on Sunday. After a few days of dreary weather, the sun was out and drew shoppers to the plaza to check out the gift items on display and get in some early holiday shopping.
The spacious sanctuary of St. Laurence Catholic Church in Sugar Land was filled near to capacity Monday for the Fort Bend Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, where representatives of various faiths offered prayers and reflections from each of their traditions that resonated with the evening's t…
Fort Bend ISD is seeking community partners to provide no-cost materials and resources to support the district’s abuse prevention programs.
The Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center, 1700 First Colony Blvd. in Sugar Land, will hold a "Share Your Holidays" food drive on Nov. 29 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Sugar Land Legacy Foundation and the City of Sugar Land invite the public to attend the unveiling of a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 4 p.m. at Sugar Land Memorial Park, 15300 University Blvd.
A slight chill in the air didn't keep hundreds of people from turning out for the Wonderful Indonesia Festival at Sugar Land Town Square on Sunday and enjoying the tastes and cultural offerings of one of the largest countries in the world.
Miss USA, Missouri City's R'Bonney Gabriel, implores Quail Valley Middle School students to pursue their dreams
R'Bonney Gabriel, the newly crowned Miss USA, returned to her Missouri City roots Friday and delighted scores of eighth-grade girls with a message of empowerment and pursuing their dreams at Quail Valley Middle School.
Texas Bar Foundation has awarded $31,292 to Fort Bend Women’s Center to provide legal representation for survivors of family violence, according to a press release from the center.
The Sugar Land Animal Shelter's inaugural PAWp Up Shop, planned for this Saturday, has been cancelled because of expectations of inclement weather.
The Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation is seeking artists in all media to apply to participate in the second annual Sugar Land Arts Festival presented by PrimeWay Federal Credit Union at the Smart Financial Centre Plaza. on April 1-2, 2023.
The Sugar Land Space Cowboys will hold Opening Night for Sugar Land Holiday Lights, presented by Houston Methodist, on Friday from 6-10 p.m. at Constellation Field, located at the corner of Hwy-6 and US-90 Alternate
Many kids have aspirations of being music stars, and Clements High School student Dean Marino has already made headway into the music world. He also harbors a passion for giving back to those in need or have helped him along the way.
Last Wednesday, the Fort Bend Star's 5th annual Senior Expo brought hundreds to the Stafford Centre for the annual event offering seniors and their loved ones/caretakers with resources for their lives. There were vendors there to offer assistance with estate planning, retirement, financial p…
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