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Fort Bend ISD Student Wins First Place in John F. Tinker Foundation National Essay Contest

Fort Bend ISD Clements High School sophomore Karen Wei won first place in the John F. Tinker Foundation essay contest for her submission Together,...
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Community Invited to Fort Bend ISD Voter-Approval Tax Rate Election Information Sessions

Fort Bend ISD is hosting three community information sessions this month on the Voter-Approval Tax Rate Election, which will generate...
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Public Meet and Greet Set for Police Chief Finalists

A reception with the two finalists for the vacant Sugar Land police chief position is scheduled for September 15th from 4:30-6 pm, in the auditorium...
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Sugar Land Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council Class Set for 2022-2023

Applications for the 2022-2023 Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council (MYAC) class opened on September 6th at https://www.sugarlandtx.gov/volunteer. The...
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Jingle Tree Celebration Returns to HMNS at Sugar Land Beautiful Trees Benefitting Science ...

Cue the music: it’s the most wonderful time of the year, as one of Fort Bend’s most beloved events—Jingle Tree—returns to Houston Museum of...
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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital Welcomes Neurologist Dr. Muhammad Taimur Malik

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is pleased to welcome Muhammad Taimur Malik, M.D., board-certified neurologist who specializes in treating...
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Why September is My Favorite Month

I love September in Texas! The Friday Night Lights of Fort Bend high school football are shining brightly all over our county.  The Battle of the...
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September 2022– Out & About in the Heart of the Bend

A hot time was had by all as friends and supporters attended the kick-off to the 2022 Sugar Land Firefighters Gala at the home of Honorary Co-Chairs...
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Libraries Release Special-Edition Card for 75th Anniversary

In recognition of its 75th Anniversary in 2022, Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will release a limited-edition commemorative library card during...
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Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Holds Interactive Workshop with Area Students

High School students from Lamar CISD and other local area school districts received hands-on health care training at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land...
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Cullinan Park Conservancy Announces 2022 Photo Contest

Cullinan Park Conservancy (CPC) invites photographers of all levels to submit photos to its annual photo contest. The contest is held in conjunction...
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Houston Methodist Welcomes Oncologist Andrew Johnsrud, M.D.

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is pleased to welcome board-certified hematologist oncologist Andrew Johnsrud, M.D., to Houston Methodist...
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The Sweet Life Gardener: Peppermint

Peppermint is one of the oldest herbs we have. It has been found in the pyramids in Egypt and apparently deemed useful not only for the living, but...
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recent from PUBLISHER'S PREVIEW Fall in Fort Bend
Fall in Fort Bend It’s Fall, and our babies are back in school.  For the first time in over 20 years, I had no back to school shopping list as my last baby – my 279-month-old newborn – graduated from college in May.  I was feeling pretty blue about the entire situation until that precious child offered to meet me...
recent from On the Porch with Patti Terms of Endearment
Terms of Endearment By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher When I was pregnant with my precious babies, I thought long and hard about who and what they would be as adults. Perhaps I was jumping the gun a bit, but I’m a planner – always have been. And much of that, in my mind, was reflective on the proper name that they were...
recent from FORT BEND STRONG Why September is My Favorite Month
Why September is My Favorite Month I love September in Texas! The Friday Night Lights of Fort Bend high school football are shining brightly all over our county.  The Battle of the Berg between Lamar Consolidated and B.F. Terry gets things rolling on September 2nd.  By the end of September, Katy will be undefeated and beginning to think...
recent from NEWSWORTHY Fort Bend ISD Student Wins First Place in John F. Tinker Foundation National Essay Contest
Fort Bend ISD Student Wins First Place in John F. Tinker Foundation National Essay Contest Fort Bend ISD Clements High School sophomore Karen Wei won first place in the John F. Tinker Foundation essay contest for her submission Together, Possibility and will receive a $5,000 prize. Wei participated in a Zoom call last week where president and namesake of the foundation John Tinker...
recent from FEATURES Fort Bend Focus Care About Community
Fort Bend Focus Care About Community Fall means back to school and back to fall fun with community events.  So, what’s happening with our valued community organizations this fall?  What are their plans for the coming months, and what fun things can we add to our fall calendar? We reached out to several local organizations to find out what...
recent from OUT & ABOUT FT. BEND September 2022– Out & About in the Heart of the Bend
September 2022– Out & About in the Heart of the Bend A hot time was had by all as friends and supporters attended the kick-off to the 2022 Sugar Land Firefighters Gala at the home of Honorary Co-Chairs Doug and Susie Goff.  Presented by the Sugar Land Citizens Fire Academy Alumni, the September event will honor the Sugar Land Fire Department.  For...