No matter how daunting the obstacle, Fabian Romo has never backed away from a chance to shoot his shot. The 24-year-old is giving his latest challenge his all as he remains on the watch list for the U.S. men’s national wheelchair basketball team as it prepares for the upcoming Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Sugar Land’s Food Truck Fridays series is back beginning next Friday, April 16, at Sugar Land Memorial Park at 15300 University Blvd. There will be additional events on April 23 and April 30.
Erin Cummings, founder of YESYoga in Sugar Land, has helped create a community of fitness lovers thanks to her offering of free weekly classes at Sugar Land Town Square.
The Fort Bend Exchange Club (FBEC) honored the thousands of child abuse victims who have been served by Child Advocates of Fort Bend through the dedication of its “awareness field” Monday in Stafford.
City of Richmond Economic Development Director Jerry Jones, who started with the city in November, was recently named a recipient of the 2021 Economic Development 40 Under 40 Award.
H-E-B, which has five area locations across Missouri City, Richmond and Sugar Land, has resumed its “H-E-B Quest for Texas Best” search. The annual contest samples food and beverage products from around the state to see which ones win the honor of being featured at all of the Texas grocery g…
As Sugar Land City Council member William Ferguson recently sat and watched Netflix’s “The Queen’s Gambit,” one particular scene at the end of the show proved to be the origin story of the city’s latest attempt to bring Sugar Land and the Houston region together.
A local charity that said it has seen an uptick in the need for its services during the COVID-19 pandemic recently received a donation aimed at helping spread the love in Fort Bend County.
Devard and Devaughn Darling always intended to pour back into the community when their dreams of making it to the NFL came to fruition.
Alexis Geissler is among several Fort Bend County residents who have lost electricity in their homes this week, with her lights cutting out Tuesday night in Richmond’s Waterview Estates neighborhood.
Two landlords have been indicted by a Fort Bend County grand jury for allegedly using fraudulent documents to receive CARES Act funds from the county.
Against all odds, the love story of Missouri City’s Chad and Ellen Bishop is an example of Fort Bend County’s growing fondness for diversity.
Nathan VonMinden has never been to space. He was just 3 years old on Jan. 28, 1989, when the U.S. space shuttle Challenger exploded a minute into its launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) is accepting applications for its annual educational scholarships aimed at helping Fort Bend County women pursue higher education.
More than a dozen Fort Bend ISD students recently had their artwork selected to advance in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s annual art show, according to a news release from the district.
The Rosenberg Railroad Museum and The Black Cowboy Museum have partnered to showcase the “Pullman Porter Exhibit,” which opens Friday and runs through May 31.
In some ways, Brooke Billedo’s life is like that of many other 14-year-old girls. The eighth grader at Reading Junior High loves to read, swim, play piano and hang out with her dog, Leo, a goldendoodle.
The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) is accepting applications from local qualifying 501(c) (3) nonprofit organizations to be considered as a "Core Placement" for the organization's 2021-23 league years, according to a news release from FBJSL.
By Landan Kuhlmann LKuhlmann@fortbendstar.com The Farmers Market Partners-Missouri City market will open its 2021 season from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. this Saturday, Jan. 16 at 5855 Sienna Springs Way in Missouri City. Billed as a “local hub” for vendors and farmers to showcase their products and produce, the Farmers Market Partners-Missouri City market is in its […]
By STEFAN MODRICH email@example.com Jan Kolk and her husband, Kevin Kolk, were at a crossroads when he retired from Fort Bend ISD in March of last year. She was still teaching at Alief ISD, but wanted to find a way for her and her husband to spend more of their free time together doing things […]
Four Fort Bend County families had to spend another Christmas without loved ones who remain imprisoned in Venezuela. The U.S. government gave those families a belated holiday gift Wednesday, granting their wish for meaningful action that might help their husbands, fathers, brothers and uncles finally return home. The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that […]
By STEFAN MODRICH firstname.lastname@example.org They work long, grueling hours, looking death in the eye, out of sight and perhaps even out of mind during a pandemic that has gripped the globe for most of the last year. Unpredictability is the norm, and 4½ hours is a good night’s sleep. Gym shoes are worn in the […]
From Staff Reports The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) members presented a check for $8,000 of the proceeds from its recent Sugar Plum Marketplace to Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) on Dec. 15. According to a news release from CAFB, the funds will be used to help with virtual trainings for volunteers and […]
By Landan Kuhlmann LKuhlmann@fortbendstar.com For most of us, 2020 has been different than other years. We had become accustomed to waking up in the morning, grabbing a cup of coffee and heading to work – though for the last nine months, that may have simply meant heading back to the bedroom or kitchen table or […]
By Landan Kuhlmann LKuhlmann@fortbendstar.com As a local community center serving as a food distribution site during the COVID-19 pandemic prepares to transition its avenue of distribution, it has reached a milestone. Richmond’s Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) recently surpassed 2 million pounds of food distributed to the community during the nine months of the pandemic […]
By STEFAN MODRICH email@example.com One of Houston’s most beloved local characters has been a holiday mainstay for more than 40 years. He wears a zoot suit and prefers a low rider to a sleigh and a fedora to a stocking cap. And he goes by “Pancho Claus” instead of St. Nick. Richard Reyes, an actor, […]
By STEFAN MODRICH firstname.lastname@example.org Law enforcement officials arrested Zheng “Miranda” Zhou, 53, of Missouri City, and Kun “Bruce” Liu, 40, of Sugar Land on Dec. 14 on charges of alleged involvement in international trade fraud violations stemming from an alleged decade-long scheme involving tires from China, according to a Dec. 15 news release from the […]
By STEFAN MODRICH email@example.com The Sugar Land Police Department (SLPD) is investigating the assault of a 46-year-old Sugar Land woman that police said occurred Nov. 5, according to surveillance video. During a news conference Wednesday at SLPD headquarters, SLPD Sgt. Matt Levan and the Tejani family said Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers (FBCCS) is offering […]
By Landan Kuhlmann firstname.lastname@example.org Fort Bend County authorities say they are looking into a shooting in Rosharon last weekend that left two teenagers dead and another hospitalized. A spokesperson for the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office (FBCSO) said the victims, 15-year-old Devin Massey and 17-year-old Jonathan Massey, were pronounced dead at the scene. The FBCSO […]
By STEFAN MODRICH email@example.com Another alleged victim of a former Richmond salon employee who was arrested Nov. 19 and indicted on charges of indecency with a child by sexual contact has been identified, according to the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s office. The DA’s office said Sergio David Chavarria, a Houston resident, was an employee […]
By STEFAN MODRICH firstname.lastname@example.org A group of retired teachers in Fort Bend County has found a variety of ways to give back to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fort Bend-Harris Retired Educators (FBHRE) is a local unit of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA), an organization of retired public-school employees. The group is composed […]
By Landan Kuhlmann LKuhlmann@fortbendstar.com Two key players in Fort Bend ISD’s fine arts programs were selected to statewide offices for their respective specialties last month. The district announced Monday that Fine Arts Director James Drew was elected as a board member for the Texas Music Administrators Conference (TMAC), while Assistant Director of Fine Arts for […]