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2024 Candidates Forums

      The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce is hosting a series of candidates forums to educate voters about candidate plans for office....
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Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Elects Richmond’s Claudia Scott...

Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA), the oldest and largest livestock association in the Southwest, elected new leadership...
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The George Ranch’s New Visitor Center Hosts Grand Opening

Just in time for the 200th Anniversary of The George Ranch, a new state-of-the-art Visitor Center has opened at the Ranch to showcase two centuries...
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Fort Bend ISD Names Champions for District Spelling Bee

Vedant Balaji, a 5th grade student at Sullivan Elementary, and Jason Nguyen, a 7th grade student at Crockett Middle School, were named champions of...
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FBJSL Accepting Educational Scholarship Applications

The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for its annual Scholarship Awards. Every...
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Sugar Land Heritage Foundation Announces 2024 “Night at the Museum” Honoring J...

The Sugar Land Heritage Foundation is pleased to announce the 3rd annual “Night at the Museum” on February 29, 2024, at the Sugar Land...
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Lamar CISD Board Approves Namesakes for Six New Campuses

At the December Board meeting, the Lamar CISD Board of Trustees approved six names for new campuses including elementary schools 35-38, middle...
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Top 10 Champagnes for the Holidays

the drunken cyclist By Jeffrey M. Kralik, Ph.D.  | www.thedrunkencyclist.com  – Every year at this time I hear it, and I bristle. It drives...
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The Spirit of Giving In Fort Bend ISD

I am not going to talk about the Sugar Land 95.  I am not going to talk about VATRE.  I am not going to talk about school vouchers.  This column...
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DARKROOM A Beacon of Light for Young Adults

As a father of three sons, Sugar Land dad Randy Templeton is like most dads:  concerned about his children.  And his concern isn’t limited to...
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Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation Seeks Talented Artists to Participate in 3rd Annual Su...

The Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation has opened the call for artists to participate in the 2024 Sugar Land Arts Fest, a two-day festival...
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Successful FBISD Prop A – VATRE Election Results Now Official

The votes from the district’s successful November 7th Proposition A – Voter Approval Tax Rate Election were canvassed by the FBISD Board...
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2023 Lexus RX

absolutely AUTO REVIEW  |  By Steve Kursar – The 2023 Lexus RX is the fifth generation for the Lexus core model. It was completely redesigned...
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The Sweet Life Gardener : The Foxglove

Hey Sweet Lifers! There’s something pretty awesome about studying plants in your garden, and I hope over this past year, you have learned a bit...
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December 2023– Out & About in the Heart of the Bend

Houston Methodist Sugar Land (HMSL) partnered with The George Ranch’s Great Pumpkin Round Up to offer an experience that was exclusive to HMSL....
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recent from PUBLISHER'S PREVIEW The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year It’s often said this is “the most wonderful time of the year.”  Holiday gatherings with family and friends, planning for a new year, cooler temps – I tend to agree. In this final issue of 2023, we bring you some wonderful things.  First and foremost, the winners of our annual Readers’ Choice...
recent from On the Porch with Patti Blacking Out
Blacking Out By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher The term “blackout” has meant many things for me throughout the years.  Blackout curtains comes to mind instantly, as I recently purchased some new curtains for our bedroom, and Mr. Kaminski insisted that they be “blackout” curtains.  How he knew such a thing...
recent from FORT BEND STRONG The Spirit of Giving In Fort Bend ISD
The Spirit of Giving In Fort Bend ISD I am not going to talk about the Sugar Land 95.  I am not going to talk about VATRE.  I am not going to talk about school vouchers.  This column has never been about politics, and I am not going to start now.  I am going to talk about the Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD).  I want to...
recent from NEWSWORTHY 2024 Candidates Forums
2024 Candidates Forums       The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce is hosting a series of candidates forums to educate voters about candidate plans for office. These informative forums are complimentary, open to the public and will be streamed live on the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Facebook page at the time of the...
recent from FEATURES Lamar CISD Board Approves Namesakes for Six New Campuses
Lamar CISD Board Approves Namesakes for Six New Campuses At the December Board meeting, the Lamar CISD Board of Trustees approved six names for new campuses including elementary schools 35-38, middle school 7 and a future campus site. In the next phase, these elementary schools will be matched with the respective namesake. Namesakes selected include: Antonio...
recent from OUT & ABOUT FT. BEND September 2023– Out & About in the Heart of the Bend
September 2023– Out & About in the Heart of the Bend The Finest and Bravest Foundation of Sugar Land (FBFSL), an organization formed to support all of Sugar Land’s First Responders – Police, Fire and EMS – has announced their first annual event.  “Red & Blue United – A Sugar Land First Responders Tribute” is scheduled for Sunday, October 15th,...