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Brian Murphy, Principal with Street Level Investments, the master developer of The Legacy at Stafford, said the $500 million dollar project would preserve most of the 50-year old trees currently on the property. A team of six additional companies were introduced, each with distinct specialties to help complete a project of this magnitude. (Eight T.I., continued on page 5 Katy Familicide - another case of Affluenza? Message from the platoon - “I just wanted to let you know that we received the first group of packages. There were 21 in total. I know that number doesn’t match up, but I am sure that the rest are right around the corner. You all were spot on with the platoon’s needs. There was nothing left after I told them to open the boxes. They decended on them like locusts, it was pretty funny actually. Smiles all around and laughter ensued. We took a couple of pictures for you before they opened the packages. I’ll try and get some more while they are opening them. They all send their thanks and we were wondering if you have a physical address we could send some thank you letters. A few of the Marines wanted to write you all back.” The long road home By LeaAnne Klentzman Each day a couple of Precinct 3 Deputy Constables make a long trek across several counties to serve the residents of Fort Bend. These deputies have found opportunity in Fort Bend that cannot be equaled to their rural communities thus, they spend a couple of hours each way on their daily commute. During that commute, headed home on the evening of Tuesday, May 27, 2014, Lieutenant Deputy Constable Shawn Sayers and Deputy Phil Crowell noticed an overturned car partially submerged in the flood waters in the 5,500 block of Katy Hockley Cut-Off Road in a rural, far west Harris County. Precinct 3 Constable’s Chief When “Slip and Fall” goes splat! By LeaAnne Klentzman A pair of sisters and a couple of associates have ended up splatted on the CRIMINAL windshield of OF THE WEEK life after their “Slip and Fall” plot was uncovered by Garden Ridge Pottery. Seems home décor group Garden Ridge Pottery has had the misfortune of employing a pair of thieve ’n Katy sisters and a collection of associates with a stellar “Slip and Fall” plan. DUMB SLIP & FALL, continued on page 4 By LeaAnne Klentzman Motive for the double homicide last week in a suburban gated community near Katy has not yet been determined. However law enforcement has acknowledged that one of the deceased couple’s children is the prime suspect in his parent’s gruesome death. On Thursday afternoon, May 29, about 5:15 pm, Michael Walton and his wife Lynda were found murdered in their posh gated community Ryan Walton home near Katy. The law enforcement response was quick with most leads pointing to someone with Sugar Land native joins the Texas 4000 Club University of Texas, started this organization that “competitively Celebrating their 10th selects students for their Anniversary, Texas 4000 has 18-month program designed been “fighting cancer every to cultivate the next generation mile” with a to lead the fight against bike ride from cancer.” Chris is a Hodgkin’s Austin, Texas, lymphoma survivor, and so far to Anchorage, Texas 4000 has raised 4 million Alaska. In dollars, giving 1 million to MD 2004, Chris and Anderson Cancer Center this Mandy Condit, year. The trek to Anchorage is a engineering Jawaid Ali students at the 4000 CLUB, continued on page 5 By Karen Daniels Shawn Sayers Deputy Constable Phil Crowell Deputy Constable Deputy Aaron Tyksinski said, “There was high water and flooding on the roadway and ditch because of heavy rainfall throughout the day.” The two stopped to check the car but LONG ROAD, continued on page 5 Elackatt elected Mayor Pro Tem by Missouri City Council Elackatt, who was elected with four votes, including his own. Just after newly elected Mayor Allen Owen did not Missouri City Councilman Chris vote. Preston took the oath of office on When Owen asked for May 19, his first official action nominations for Mayor Pro Tem, was to vote for a Mayor Pro Tem. Emery nominated Elackatt and Preston, along with Yolanda Ford seconded the motion. Ford and Floyd Emery voted for Then current Mayor District C Councilman Robin Pro Tem Jerry Wyatt nominated Councilman Don Smith."Considering the experience of both councilmembers and considering that Councilman Smith has been on council for a considerable period of time", Wyatt stated. But no one seconded the motion. Smith then nominated Wyatt but, again, no one offered a second. Elackatt nominated Emery but the motion failed when no one offered a second. Missouri City Councilman Robin Moments before the council Elackatt was elected Mayor Pro Tem on May 19. ELECKATT, continued on page 5 By Betsy Dolan close family ties. The Walton’s were parents of four children, one of whom was arrested in connection with their deaths just days later. Michael Robert Walton and Lynda Renee Walton were last seen alive in their North Pointe Place home within the gated community Mike developed, Lake Pointe Estates. That Thursday morning about 7 a.m. Ryan, who no longer lived at the family home, was last seen exiting the gates that morning about 9 a.m. According to law enforcement, the couple’s son Ryan Walton, 19, was a person of interest from the beginning. An area wide dragnet was cast leading law enforcement to locate the BMW driven by Ryan Walton was spotted by an off duty sheriff’s deputy who was taking his son to get a haircut in Rosenberg. That deputy turned off his radio after providing the working officers details but the BMW was lost in the Rosenberg Town FAMILICIDE, continued on page 5 Memorial Day Parade brings neighbors together After 12 years of parading on Memorial Day, this year’s event took a new approach. Rather than wrapping up the long weekend, the Quail Valley Proud Memorial Day Kid’s Bike, Wagon and Dog Parade kick-started the weekend’s celebrations on Saturday, May 24. The hometown feel of the event makes it a family favorite and the children are always given a message from the Mayor about what Memorial Day is all about. Residents having a great time along the parade route. See related article on page 4 SOUTHWEST #1 SELLING OFFICE IN FORT BEND COUNTY Outstanding Agents • Outstanding Results Each Office Independently Owned & Operated Where Sellers and Buyers Come Together Since 1986 • 281-491-1776

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