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The inaugural lawsuit against the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office Civil Service has been filed; interestingly, by a man who is no stranger to Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office lawsuits. In the suit filed by John Font, he asserts that the Civil Service Commission demoted him from lieutenant to deputy. The suit states that Sheriff Wright hired Font on August 9, 2011 then promoted him to “Acting Lieutenant” on

December 13, 2011. In the lawsuit Font claims that even though his title was “Acting Lieutenant,” he functioned and worked as any other Lieutenant in the organization. However, according to the lawsuit, Font’s pay was never commensurate with his new assignment/promotion; thus he is seeking permanent status as Lieutenant as well as the pay. Sheriff Wright asked the Commission to vote on whether reclassification of these already promoted employees would

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College knowledge at Stafford MSD is part of vision plan the college admissions process is the willingness to investigate," As part of Stafford's strategic she said. "The Internet is a vision plan, Stafford High School senior’s best friend during has made a commitment to their this critical time. Students can college readiness program with find out college application the help of Senior Counselor, deadlines, find sites like Pippa Day. Beginning in July, applytexas (dot) org that allow before school even began, them to send one application to Ms. Day sent letters to the multiple universities, register incoming senior class to schedule for the SAT and ACT, and appointments for the first three research thousands of available weeks in August to discuss scholarships." There are 204 students' goals and knowledge seniors registered (not including on the navigation of college. life skills class) at Stafford. "The most important part of Ms. Day was able to meet with 191 of them. This year, Stafford MSD had more kids than ever take the SAT or ACT. Several events have been planned for the 2012/2013 year to help students learn as much By LeaAnne Klentzman as they can. On October 11, 45 colleges and universities A bizarre participated in the College thing happened Fair held at the Civic Center. on the way to Stafford's administration the house… received positive feedback CRIMINAL Last week in OF THE WEEK from these institutions about Richmond a man students' questions and showed up at a local hospital their focused attention. saying he thought he might The next event, Parent have been shot. Partnership, will be held on As police investigated, the November 28 from 6:30 to man told them he had pulled 8:00pm to assist parents on into his apartment complex, FAFSA, scholarship information, then walked to the mailbox and and a presentation from the headed to his apartment. At University of Houston. some point during his travels Coming soon, a week-long community college fair will By Karen Daniels

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be subject to March 21, 2012 Rules and Regulations.” On November 7, 2012 when the Commission voted that the rules of the Civil Service Commission dated March 21, 2012 would be the guiding factor, Font was essentially demoted back to his deputy status where he was slotted on the county payroll and how he was paid before the overtime that was used to prop up his “acting status.”

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Almost a year ago in his state of the county address, Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert talked about the construction of mobility projects financed by 2000 and 2007 taxpayer approved bonds. Of 54 combined mobility bond projects, this year several of them underwent different phases of development and completion. Both Falcon Landing Boulevard from north of Buffalo Bayou to Spring

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Bend County Commissioners just last week approved a $141,250 payment to Allgood Construction for road improvements to Falcon Landing Boulevard from Spring Green to Gaston Road completed last month. This represents the first invoice on that 2007 bond funded project submitted by the construction company for labor, materials and services. The specified contract time is 270 days for this project. Three months ago, county and Katy area public officials participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the $2 million Falcon Landing Boulevard ANOTHER, continued on page 5

The City of Fulshear is pleased to invite area residents to their annual Christmas Tree Lighting and “Parade of Lights” which will be held in Downtown Fulshear on Saturday, December 1.  The event will kick off at 5:30 pm. with traditional Christmas carols presented by “The Weston Lakes Singers”.  Mayor Tommy Kuykendall will welcome visitors and guests as well as flip the switch to officially begin the Christmas Season in Fulshear at 6:00 pm. See entire article on our website at www.fortbendstar.com.

District attorney investigator in jail in Matagorda county inappropriately as well as a litany of other criminal An investigator for the Fort offenses of that nature. Bend County District Attorney’s Since the mid 80’s Linley Office has been arrested has been a deputy at the Fort and spent the Thanksgiving Bend County Sheriff’s Office, holiday in the Matagorda jail. Matagorda Sheriff’s Office, Larry Linley, 56, a longtime as well as an investigator law enforcement officer was with the Fort Bend District jailed and charged with four Attorney’s Offices.  Fort Bend counts of sexual assault of a County District Attorney John child in Matagorda County Healey said, “Larry Linley last week.  Reportedly those concluded his employment charges stem from a family with the Fort Bend District member who recently told her Attorney’s Office with a verbal mother that in 2001 and 2002, conveyance as of November while she was in elementary 16, 2012 at 5 p.m.”   Healey school, Linley touched her declined further comment By LeaAnne Klentzman

only to say, “The feelings of this Office are with the family of Larry Linley and I have complete faith in the criminal justice system and the DA”s office of Matagorda County.’ Linley has worked for Healey as an investigator since May of 2001.  He and his current wife reside in Bay City, Matagorda County, from where he commuted to Richmond every day.   At press time Larry Linley remained in the Matagorda county jail under $400,000 bond, $100,000 for each of the four counts.

Site of future festival venue locked in  by U of H & Sugar Land City Council By Betsy Dolan

With a third of Sugar Land's entertainment trifecta realized--Constellation Field opened in April--the remaining two-thirds, an outdoor festival site and amphitheater/concert venue, took an important step forward November 20 with the approval of an

amended ground lease agreement with the University of Houston. "The most significant development from the amendment is it consolidates two parcels of land into one 52 acre parcel," said James Brown, Sugar Land's Director of Parks & Recreation.  "Having one parcel gives us greater flexibility in the planning and

use of the property, better access and better visibility." Two parcels, 45 acres and 7 acres--were part of the original 2005 lease agreement between the Sugar Land 4B Corporation and the university.  At the time, the City planned to build city facilities and parkland on the larger parcel with a new recreation center planned for

the seven acre site. Imperial Park was ultimately selected at the site for the new recreation center allowing the city to enlarge the 45 acre parcel for the festival site. Brown told the City Council that facility development talks are already underway between the SITE, continued on page 7

Two gun-toting men rob Stafford bank By LeaAnne Klentzman

Wednesday afternoon, about 2 p.m., two armed men ran into the Houston Community Bank on Murphy Road near Houston Community College and waved their weapons around and demanded money.  According to Stafford police spokesman Raphael Virata, the men ran into the bank; one jumped the counter and began to load cash into a bag from a teller’s drawer while the other lurked in the lobby.  As the counter-jumper was loading his loot into his bag, many of the bank employees escaped out the back door of the building to wait for police.

Once the two had a bag of cash they fled back out the front door and left the scene in a white suburban, later identified as stolen out of Montgomery  County. Virata said the getaway car was found just blocks away, abandoned behind some trees on Cash Road with pink paint splattered on the inside of the windows.  Virata said the red/pink dye indicates that the dye pack in the money exploded inside the Suburban.   Virata said no identifying information was available because the two had disguises covering their faces. The Stafford police department and the FBI are working a joint investigation on this case.

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Time to put up your guns, sheriff years ago, pitched a hissy fit and decided to support It's a shame that Sheriff the Democratic candidate. Milton Wright is going to Wright's chief deputy Brady sully his tenure as sheriff by candidate didn't even make the acting so bad at the end. When run-off out of a field of four Wright's fair-haired boy Craig so Wright, who had enjoyed Brady didn't get elected sheriff the support of Republicans this past election, Wright, for the past 16 years, showed who had turned the sheriff's his true colors and abandoned department over to him many the party that had clutched By B.K. Carter

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him to its collective bosom. Not only did he support the Democratic opponent, he left his job and during office hours, took the Democrat around to the business people in the community. Not that he had ever worked that hard anyway. So after serving for 16 years without any public acknowledgement of extramartial affairs, accepting drug money, letting friends off, or any number of other things that have caught up with other Texas sheriffs, Milton

Wright has turned Democrat and turned his back on his party. He has promoted his "friends" at the last minute which will mean a large expenditure of tax funds, and when the various boards and commissions have refused his actions, he has acted like the stumbling old actor that doesn't have sense to leave the stage with his dignity intact. I know I have not been a friend of the sheriff although I supported him when he was first elected. Heck, there are those who say I

got him elected although I've never bragged about that lately. I haven't been his friend because I saw what he was doing to the sheriff's department and what he let his chief deputy do whether from laziness or stupidity, one can only guess. From the very beginning when I started questioning his actions, he retaliated against me and the Star and tried to keep our readers from being informed about things they should have known about in order to protect themselves

and their neighbors. When he used taxpayer funds to hurt taxpayers, I knew we had elected a sheriff with questionable morality or intellect. But he has the chance of leaving the stage with some of his dignity intact. He is but a bit player now. However, he refuses to imbue the pride in the office now that he never did when there. It's time he quit trying to get his "friends" more pay and bigger titles. Come on sheriff. You're just embarrassing yourself.

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In the event of a flooding emergency, the City of Sugar Land, Fort Bend County and nine Levee Improvement Districts are better positioned to work together after an almost two year effort to streamline the communication process. "We wanted to identify the gaps and the roles and responsibilities for each entity in a flooding emergency," said Chris Steubing, City Engineer. "We wanted to make sure the city, the county and the LID's weren't overlapping." The primary component of the new process is NIMS--National Incident Management System--which the City of Sugar Land and Fort Bend County utilize in emergency management scenarios. The NIMS Incident Command System is being used as the blueprint for any size flooding emergency to insure that all critical areas are being addressed. "If there is a levee failure, the levee districts are not going to have to deal with the emergency reaction to it such as evacuation. The city will handle that. That's why we have to be working together. We've got to have clear communication,"

said Alan Bogard, Sugar Land's City Manager. Tapping into the expertise of the levee district operators and engineers was important, Steubing said, because "they know their structures inside and out." The LID's were instrumental in providing critical river elevations included in the flooding emergency plan while city engineers are responsible for classifying an event into one of three emergency levels. "All entities are working from the same place," Steubing said. "From now on everybody will be speaking a common terminology." Drought Contingency Plan Revised Lessons learned from the 2011 has resulted in a revised Drought Contingency Plan for the City of Sugar Land. “Our revised plan has only three stages, is much simpler to understand, and will promptly decrease consumption in a water crisis," said SuEllen Staggs, Director of Utilities. Stage I mandatory outdoor restrictions are triggered when water demands require production to increase to 65 percent of the system’s capacity for three consecutive days. Stage I restrictions limit landscape irrigation

to only two designated days for residential, commercial and roadways. If Stages II and III of the drought plan are triggered at 70 and 80 percent of capacity, respectively, limits on outdoor water use will be increased, progressing to one day per week in Stage II and no outdoor water use in stage III. Neighborhoods in Sugar Land will be included in one of four irrigation zones. Each neighborhood zone will be assigned two watering

days, either Wednesday and Sunday or Tuesday and Saturday. Citizens will be expected to comply with these designated watering days during Stage I implementation of the drought plan. Commercial customers and roadways also have specific irrigation schedules limited to two days per week. Designated watering days will disperse irrigation use resulting in reduced daily water demands and stresses on the water system.

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A Christmas Musicale Great family holiday fun on December 8 Ring in the holiday season on a merry note and bring the family to the Fort Bend Boys Choir's annual Christmas Musicale! Take a break from the hustle and bustle of last minute holiday shoppers and attend this annual Christmas concert on Saturday, December 8th with family and friends. Four performing choirs – Training, Town, Tour and Cantabilé (an alumni choir of changed voices) – will be showcased at Sugar Land Baptist Church, 16755 Southwest Freeway in Sugar Land at 7:00 p.m. Special guests include Music Magic, the

organization's music class for 6 and 7 year olds and a select group of talented choir dads who are singing with Cantabilé. Tickets are available by calling the choir office, from any choir member or at the door. Adult admission is $15 and children 12 and under are $5.00. All proceeds from the Christmas Musicale are used for program support, operational expenses and scholarships. Learn more about the Fort Bend Boys Choir and how they make a difference in the lives of boys, by visiting their website at www.fbbctx.org or calling (281) 240-3800.

This Christmas Musicale picture was designed by one of their choristers, Tyler Sutton of Tour Choir. They have a design contest each year amongst the choirboys and the winning design graces the cover of our invitations and programs of the concert.

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HETHERINGTON Donald Hetherington, 73, passed away on November 19, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer. Don was preceded in death by his mother, Bee and his father, Orin. He is survived by his wife, Alice; children, Michelle Schopp and husband Harry; Patricia Skaggs and husband A.J.; Kevin and wife Deana; Natalie Driver and husband Johnny; five grandchildren; and two greatgrandchildren. Don proudly served his country for 28 years in the United States Navy. While serving his country he achieved his dream as Commanding Officer of the USS Mount Baker. After retiring from

the Navy he worked as Deputy Director for the U.S. Naval Sea Cadets. He left the U.S. Naval Sea Cadets for Texas to take command of the NJROTC unit at Clements High School in Sugar Land. He retired from teaching in 2005. He was a dedicated instructor who loved teaching and building future leaders. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, November 30, 2012, at St. Laurence Catholic Church, 3100 Sweetwater Blvd., Sugar Land, TX 77479. Inurnment will follow at Houston National Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. Condolences may be offered at www.millerfuneral.com.

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HEARN Harvey Allen Hearn, 78, of Lexington, Mississippi passed peacefully November 24 with family at his side. After a long battle with Alzheimer’s, Harvey’s family rejoices that he has been made whole and is now in the presence of his King. Harvey was a devoted father and grandfather, survived by his two children: son, Tom Hearn and his wife, Becky of Kentucky and daughter, Tammy McIlovy and her husband, Randy of Texas. He is survived by four grandchildren: Amanda and James Hearn and Courtney and Keely McIlvoy. He was welcomed into heaven by his father, Thomas Earle Hearn and mother Julia Belle Bailey Hearn. Having been born in Holmes County, MS, Harvey travelled the world as an employee of Western Geophysical. For many years he was based with his family in the Houston, TX area. He retired in Mississippi where he spent the latter part of his life

serving others and dedicating himself to the family of Oregon Memorial Church where he served as a deacon. Harvey loved his Lord, his family and all the others God allowed him to come to know. Even when unable to live at home, he was committed to comforting those around him. We will gather to honor his life and celebrate his healing during the visitation on Friday, November 30th from 5:00-7:00 pm at Southern Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at Oregon Memorial Church on Saturday, December 1st at 12 noon. Oregon Memorial Church, Oregon Road, Lexington, MS 39095. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Bro. Lyn Nations will officiate. Pallbearers will be Tim Joiner, James Killebrew, Zacky Killebrew, Houston Pickett, Virgil King, Randy Matthews, Larry and Bryan Killebrew.

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Guns, Guns, Guns Southwest Shooting Authority’s business, owned by Cope Reynolds in Arizona, is booming. Reynolds captured national attention with his sign “If you voted for Barack Obama, your business is not welcome at Southwest Shooting Authority. You have proven you’re not responsible enough to own a firearm.” Reynolds is now being inundated with orders across the country in support of the position he’s taken. Churches across the country are offering concealed handgun license classes. Heights Baptist Church in Texas has reached out to its congregation in response to our porous, unsecured southern border. With our President and Congress refusing to secure our borders, the general population is stepping up to the plate. Immediately after Obama won a second term, gun sales and ammunition skyrocketed to a 400% increase. Are gun owners gearing up for what they know is coming or possibly being overly cautious? While Egypt’s president Mohammed Morsi promised that he won’t be a dictator, Hillary Clinton stated, “I want to thank President Morsi for his personal leadership to de-escalate the situation in Gaza and end the violence,” without a single word of praise to Israel. Congress holds the purse strings. Does Congress have the courage to cut off the $1.5B to Egypt when America is in desperate need of those funds? Bernanke stated last week that the bank (Fed) would not have “infinite” ability to

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address the fallout from a failure to avoid going over the fiscal cliff, while Timothy Geithner, Treasury Secretary, suggested that we should “absolutely” get rid of the debt ceiling through infinity, which is imposed irrationally by Congress. It’s taken Bernanke this long to figure out that government (taxpayer) doesn’t have “unlimited funds” while Geithner believes that we shouldn’t adhere to a debt ceiling? Do these guys even know how to spell f-i-s-c-a-l r-e-s-p-o-n-s-i-b-i-l-i-t-y? If Obama increases taxes on the top 2%, it will only get us through 146 days. Then what? Obama is calling for a $1.6T in additional tax revenue. When are we going to start collecting from the illegals who have refused to pay their

“fair share” while allowed to reap the rewards from every free program? When are we going to set limits on welfare recipients who have abused the system for generations and feel no obligation to personal responsibility? It is time that we define what “fair share” really means—for all of us. Paul Krugman is calling for a marginal tax rate increase of 91% for the top tax bracket—which still won’t solve our debt crisis. In the meantime, Obama “got out of Dodge” with the Benghazi scandal escalating, escaping to Burma, Cambodia and Thailand. Obama refused to acknowledge Burma as its official U.S. name, instead calling it Myanmar (the name under the former military government). Obama further met with Cambodia’s Hun Sen, the Communist Prime Minister “Strongman” who’s been in power since the mid1980s and known for making sure that his rivals either end up in exile or jail—the same man who fought against a proAmerican government. This sitting president again exercised a first of any of our presidents— Obama visiting Cambodia

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when our allies are Japan and South Korea. Do we see the pattern yet: Hugo Chavez, Vladimir Putin, Mohammed Morsi and Hun Sen? Still no mention of cutting entitlements—which are a necessity that Washington needs to curtail. Still no talk of securing our borders—which is a necessity that is long overdue. So the question is: Are you preparing? Are you hunkering down for some tough days that are approaching? Are you tightening your belt on your personal budget? The Left believes that the monies will continue to drop from the sky. As the economy worsens— as it will—if one is smart, one would be signing up for a concealed handgun license class, phoning in one’s order to Southwest Shooting Authority and hunkering down long before the Left realizes that “Whoops, those darn Conservatives were right long ago, the country really is out of money and the well has dried up.” God bless our great country. God bless Israel.. For comments, contact Barbara J. Carlson at Barbara@ FortBendBusinessJournal.com.

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Barbara Carlson’s “column” and commentary of November 21 stirs up resident Dear Editor,

bankruptcy and ruining the lives of 18,500 workers that It is a wonderful country we 19 top executives will receive live in when people from all $1.75 million in bonuses? political backgrounds, including (With $80 billion in sales the American Nazi Party, the maybe there is something else Man – Boy Love Association going on here like greed and and Barbara Carlson have the mismanagement). No, the ability to speak freely without problem here is obsession- Ms. fear of government reprisal. Carlson has a little fascination What I find interesting is with unions that’s all. that Carlson begins her column Ms. Carlson’s ability to talking about the President speak is unfettered, but of the United States and then she is critical of working proceeds to say “Our country Americans who are willing to is in a dark place.” She stand up for better pay, basic makes this statement after the health insurance and working President has extracted us from conditions from a company the longest and most costly that advises its nationwide wars in American history as workforce to apply for well as put the United States, government Medicaid benefits a net exporter of oil, on track in lieu of being a responsible to be the largest exporter of employer. That would be oil in the world in the next Walmart, relying on corporate few years. Unfortunately, welfare to support low prices Carlson’s positions week after and Asian production lines. week are laughable echoes Unions remain a vital force of Fox News and The Rush for workers and industry Limbaugh entertainment show. across the country and even She goes on to indict in this warped little right to organized labor for the demise work state. The new water of Hostess Bakeries, probably plant here in Sugar Land the maker of her favorite snack employs union plumbers… foods Ding Dongs, Twinkies, certified, skilled, professionals Devil Dogs and Ho-Hos. But responsible for constructing does she tell you that Hostess Ms. Carlson’s water supply… is an $80 Billion company that Is this somewhere you would has been sold and restructured like to cut corners Ms. ala Bain Capital three times Carlson? Maybe we could since the 1980’s each time get Perry Homes to come in asking the workers to take a with “subcontractors from the cut in pay? Does she tell you south” and they could learn that Hostess multiplied the as they go? Throughout the CEO’s compensation by 8 just Houston area, union workersprior to asking for bankruptcy pipefitters, machinists, protection? Does she tell chemical workers, operators, you that despite going into electricians, firemen, police

officers and yes, teachers, all play a role in making sure that Ms. Carlson can blather on with her misguided opinions drive around town in a gas guzzler and wear the finest polyester made by man. Ms Carlson will continue to pull ridiculous statements like “30% cost 70% their jobs…” out of thin air. But all she has to do to find the cause of this problem is to look at “job creators” like Walmart, Hostess, Taco Bell or the low paying mani-pedi shop opening down the street. In the meantime Ms. Carlson…enjoy the Ding Dongs, I’m sure another venture capitalist will ”save” those Hostess jobs, by sending them to Mexico or just paying workers even less for creating the wonderful snack treats Ms. Carlson has come to enjoy. Ms. Carlson would like the best and the brightest in Congress and the White House…isn’t that what conservatives have given us, Pete Olson and Paul Ryan? Thank God for President Barack Obama and his ability to veto or the whole country would be like Arizona. Let me assure, you that our household will continue to enjoy Ms. Carlson’s “the Conservative Voice” on a weekly basis and ironically, my parrot in particular will reap the most benefit at the bottom of his cage. Anthony Lacsamana Sugar Land resident

Community meeting scheduled for Sugar Land City’s next major park An informational meeting has been scheduled for Dec. 13 to discuss proposals for a citywide park located on 63 acres south of U.S. Highway 90A and west of State Highway 6 near Easton Avenue and Chatham Avenue. The meeting will be held at Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Blvd. North, and begins at 6 p.m. The city is creating the concept plan for the community park in Telfair.  The parkland also includes a two-acre historic cemetery. The project proposal includes passive and active elements such as cricket, lacrosse, tennis, adult soccer, water features, playgrounds and more. The information meeting on Dec. 13 builds on a public feedback period that resulted in suggestions from

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more than 1,200 people. “Our citizens told us what they’d like to see at this park, and we’re listening,” said City Manager Allen Bogard. “It’s a great example of citizen engagement.  We’ll continue to look to our citizens as we seek their feedback on

future parks projects.” A consulting firm was hired in August to perform a preliminary engineering report.  As part of the process, the City conducted a communitywide online survey to solicit citizen input for programming at the park.

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Just two weeks ago the "Star" reported, “Kent Edwards, Director of Human Resources for Fort Bend County, also spoke against the move. As an example he cited one specific promotion saying that if that particular jail deputy was promoted to lieutenant, he would be bypassing over 319 deputies and 49 sergeants that were more qualified and had more seniority and tenure. Edwards asked that the Commission reject the complement of jobs the Sheriff was asking to reclassify and/or promote because it failed to comply with the Civil Service regulations.” Also during that same Civil Service Commission meeting, Sheriff Wright told the Commission that he had allowed eight people to be promoted

to “acting” positions and had allowed overtime monies to be used to pay their bump in salaries. When he spoke before the Commission, he was clear that the reclassification(s) and promotions were for specific personnel and not open to the department as a whole. The Commission denied the Sheriff’s request saying that it was not their job to reclassify or to create positions; it was their job to make sure that the rules governing the Commission and Civil Service process were appropriately followed. Font filed his lawsuit which if successful, could lead to at least six other suits since there are six detective sergeants that were promoted to “acting lieutenants ” last year, and Sheriff Wright has failed more than once to get their salary or upgraded position past Commissioner’s Court. This lawsuit was filed the day

before the Thanksgiving holiday and just days before what is expected to be a contentious Civil Service Commission meeting on November 28, 2012. In that meeting numerous Sheriff’s employees are expected to speak on behalf of proposed rule changes and submit a petition regarding that support; while others are circulating pleadings to stay the course. Font is no stranger to lawsuits with Fort Bend county; he along with Craig Brady, and several other of Sheriff Wright's administrators, filed a wrongful termination suit against Fort Bend County back in 1993; all but Font prevailed. This lawsuit comes at a time when the newly born Civil Service Commission and Fort Bend County are facing the challenges of melding an old Sheriff’s administration with the ideals and goals of a new one;

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Parks Department and the University of Houston.  Those talks will outline the development of the property including infrastructure and will involve multiple phases of development.  An projected opening date of the venues has not been determined. “We’re looking forward to working together on something that is mutually beneficial in a number of ways both for the community and to the University of Houston system,” said Dick Phillips, Associate Vice Chancellor, University of Houston-Sugar Land. The festival/concert venue was first targeted as a City priority in 2007 when a Visioning Task Force identified five preferred entertainment venues for the community and prioritized three: Professional Minor League Baseball, Larger Festival Site and an Indoor Concert Venue. In 2008, a public vote determined that entertainment venues were determined to be in the community’s best interest. In 2008, the City conducted a Market Analysis and Feasibility Study and identified that a Concert/ Performing Arts Venue would promote capital investment, create new jobs, enhance educational opportunities and create unique destination activities attracting local and regional visitors. This survey also recommended the ideal venue for Sugar Land would include a concert stage and approximately 6,000 to 7,000 seats. Public feedback wanted for proposed Telfair Park An informational meeting has been scheduled for Dec.

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be held during lunch featuring one college for each day of the week. After that, a week-long technical school fair during lunch with the same format will be held. Additionally, a mobile computer lab will come to the school twice a week, both before school and during lunch so that students can have computer access and register for college entrance exams or apply for colleges and scholarships. Any interested senior can sign up for field trips to Houston Community College. For more information on making the college dream a reality, go to www.ownyourownfuture.com/

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around the complex he felt a sharp pain in his shoulder. When he got to his apartment, he reportedly told his girlfriend he might have been shot. No police were called; the couple went directly to a local hospital; where police were called after an MRI revealed a bullet in the man’s shoulder. Lead rain … or a criminal phenomenon?

13 to discuss proposals for a citywide park located on 63 acres south of U.S. Highway 90A and west of State Highway 6 near Easton Avenue and Chatham Avenue in Telfair.  The meeting will be held at Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center

Blvd. North, at 6 p.m. “Our citizens told us what they’d like to see at this park, and we’re listening,” said City Manager Allen Bogard. “It’s a great example of citizen engagement. We’ll continue to look to our citizens as we seek their feedback on future parks projects.”

all while hundreds of sheriff’s employees are expected to keep everyday operations status quo. *EDITOR'S NOTE: In short, all this wrangling with the Civil Service Commission is a knee jerk reaction to the shocking loss (he didn't even make a run-off) by Wright's Chief Deputy Craig Brady in his bid to become Sheriff. The employees who are in the positions in question were ardent political supporters of Brady and Wright and appear to have been promoted outside the positions allotted by Commissioner's Court as well as the rules and guidelines of Civil Service. Wright has been promoting whoever he wanted to whatever position he created for many years. As his time is running out, he apparently has been promoting people to much higher pay grades which will spend taxpayer money and exploit county personnel. Many of the employees are relatives of each other or spouses of each other. There has been nepotism and favoritism in hiring, promoting, and paying in the department for many years. That is coming to an end.

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5/3 ½ /2, tree-lined cul-de-sac with beautiful big homes. Hardwood entry, Huge master down, island kitchen, Corian counters & seamless sink; gameroom up, deck, storm windows & doors, replaced roof, carpet, tile, stainless appliances incl.double ovens (convection & gas) plus warmer oven! Great pantry & laundry. ONLY $248,500, over 3500sf. (415WP)

QUAIL VALLEY TOWNHOUSE

3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 2-story living area, formal dining, screened-in porch. 2 car garage, citrus trees. Excellent closet space. Storm door in front faces courtyard. $84,900; $200/mo maintenance for water/ sewer, trash pickup & building exterior. 1843 sf per tax rolls. Pool & clubhouse. Walk to new city center athletic facility & golf club. (2915CA)

QUAIL VALLEY IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS. Beautifully landscaped 4 bedroom, 2 ½ bath with huge living area, formal dining & a fabulous enclosed sunroom looking out to the gorgeous back yard. Accent lighting front & back. Updated kitchen with tile, granite, appliances, huge master down with great bath, separate study. Huge upstairs bedrooms with added study area. $184,900. Quiet street, ready for move-in. (3826PV)

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STAFFORD/HOUSTON UNINCORPORATED UNRESTRICTED AND NO HOA. 2 homes for sale on almost 1/3 ACRE lot! Close to HWY 59 and FM 1092. One home 2 beds 1 bath updated. Other home 1 bed/1 bath. Well & Septic and gas available. RESIDENTIAL OR BUSINESS. REDUCED to $225K

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REDUCED 723 LAKEVIEW DRIVE Lakeview 3/2/2: Country home w/gorgeous view. Neutral carpeting & flooring. Diane Tidwell $110,000

REDUCED 3603 CALEB LN. Sienna Plantation 5/3.5/2: New granite kitchen counters & new master bath. Golf course community. Mike Martin $255,000

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FORT BEND! 1 story 3 bedrooms 2 full bath. Washer/dryer, Fridge, & blinds, all included! Plus closing cost help with Builder’s lender. Over 1800 sqft! Better than Renting. Close to Hwy 59 South. Call for details! Great Investment home too. Pool & Lake in neighborhood and close to shopping.

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ENERGY CORRIDOR • Many updates and upgrades.Living area has high ceiling. Separate dining room. Island kitchen.Upgrades include tech shield, roof, a/c,furnance,tile,water heater,plumbing & light fixtures,applia nces,doors,sprinkler system and more. (12423RK)

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SILVER RIDGE – Everything is special about this home! 1.8 acres of serene lakefront property. Beautifully customized w/ hardwoods, granite, lighting, fixtures – too numerous to list all. Master down w/room-sized closet. HUGE gameroom up. Formals, Study, 4 bed, 3 ½ bath, and 4-car garage! Fabulous covered patio area. Your own private paradise! $588,000. MLS# 26273044 (4710AL)

LAKE OLYMPIA - Fabulous open floor plan perfect for growing families. All 4 bedrooms up, spacious formal living & dining on 1st floor. Updated kitchen with Granite counters, undermount sink. Gleaming wood floors in breakfast and family room. French doors open to backyard. Sits across from nature reserve so no neighbors in front. MLS # 21372600 $157,500. (2726PV)

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Oyster Creek Elementary School Families reports nearly take part in National Walk to School Day 

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Sienna Plantation resident goes to extreme for homesite of her dreams Chesmar Homes announces the addition of Glenn Michelle Taggart to the Chesmar Homes sales team, representing The Reserve at Brazos Town Center, located in Rosenberg. Ms. Taggart is a seasoned professional with a rich background in real estate, management, and customer service. The Reserve community is part of the vital Brazos Town Center complex of shopping, dining, and entertainment developed by NewQuest. The area integrates 100 acres of retail beautifully with well-planned residential. Chesmar Homes, known as a leader in energy efficiency, offers two different plan series in The Reserve at Brazos Town Center built to meet the Energy Star 3.0, Environments For Living Platinum, and Green Certifications. Ms. Taggart heads up sales for the community and states that she “looks forward to building a great community spirit.” Work hard, then play hard is Glenn’s motto. Planning for success in everything she endeavors and has no intention of settling for anything less. Buyers will appreciate that she is known for her innovative ideas, energetic approach, her candor, and always putting her customers’ needs first. “Glenn is dedicated to

providing outstanding customer care” Says Scott Merovitch, VP of Sales for Chesmar. “She jumped in with enthusiasm, and within the first few weeks has already hosted several well attended events to bring current homeowners, Realtors, and prospective homeowners together. There is no doubt, she is already making inroads to foster a real sense of neighborhood!” Locally owned Chesmar Homes was recently honored as one of the 2012 Top Ten Workplaces, and ranked #49 on BUILDER Magazine’s Builder 100 list. The public is invited to visit and tour Chesmar Homes’ beautiful “Apollo” model show home at The Reserve at Brazos Town Center, located at 1407 Ellis Grove across from the community pool and recreation center. Glenn also encourages visitors to join the Chesmar Homes Brazos Town Center Facebook (Chesmar Homes Brazos TC) page to keep abreast of upcoming events.

Fort Bend Chapter monthly meeting

AUG 2, THURSDAY Sugar Creek Country Club

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5:30pm Networking 6:30pm Meeting

WCR Fort Bend Chapter DEC. 13TH LUNCHEON - 11:30 AM SWEETWATER COUNTRY CLUB RSVP: wcrfortbend@gmail.com

100 percent sales increase With new-home sales nearly double last year’s recordbreaking pace, Riverstone is looking ahead to impressive year-end statistics. Builders sold 504 new homes in the Fort Bend community through Oct. 31, a 98 increase over the 254 homes sold through the first 10 months of 2011. Riverstone has maintained a steady sales pace throughout the year, reporting as many as 27 sales in one week. “Sales have been robust all year,” said Tom Wilcox, general manager of Riverstone. “Five months ago we were also reporting a 100 percent increase in sales. What’s really impressive is that last year we sold more homes in the community than ever before — until 2012.” Not surprisingly, statistics on housing starts also indicate significant gains this year. Builders have started 388 homes in Riverstone through Oct. 31. Last year, builders had started 217 homes through the same time period. Metrostudy ranks Riverstone third among Houston-area master-planned communities, per housing starts. “Riverstone has become one of Houston’s most enduring communities, enjoying impressive sales even while the area housing market was in recovery mode,” said David Jarvis, Metrostudy’s director of the Houston region. “Riverstone has struck the right chord with a prime location, distinctive homes and diverse amenity offerings.” For more information on Riverstone, a project of The Johnson Development Corporation, visit www. riverstone.com.

Drive Safely this Holiday Season

Several Oyster Creek Elementary School (OCE) families enjoyed a morning stroll to school as they took part in National Walk to School Day on October 3. Spearheaded by OCE nurse, Nancy Cartie, and sponsored by UnitedHealthcare and H-E-B, the event helped promote the health benefits of regular daily exercise and concern for the environment. As OCE walkers approached the campus, they were greeted by school and district staff at a refreshment stand, where they received water and fresh fruit to help start their day. Walk to School Day was established in the United States in 1997 by the Partnership for a Walkable America.

Shown (from left) are parent Allie Lam and daughter, Mackenzie; Joy Schwinger, principal; Carrie Richter, assistant principal; Stacey Farrugia, nurse’s aide; and Stephanie Kellam, UnitedHealthcare School District Wellness Coordinator.

Classroom assignment turns into book deal for QV GT Academy Student  Twelve-year-old Quail Valley GT Academy student, Alice Harvey, is reaping the rewards of a classroom writing assignment after having her eBook, Time Star, published on Amazon Kindle. Last year, Alice and her sixth-grade English Language Arts classmates were instructed by their teacher, David Sebek, to develop stories as a writing assignment. Alice wrote a story about a teenage girl, Alora, who is pulled into the secret world of the Time Travel Agency to help stop the world from being destroyed. Sebek found Alice’s story to be so interesting and well written that he suggested her family consider getting it published as an eBook. The family agreed and decided to self-publish on Amazon. During the summer, Alice worked on the cover artwork and made a few edits to her novella. The book went live on September 4 in Amazon’s Kindle store, and within a week had sold 28 copies. “I was really excited to see how many people were buying my book,” said Alice. “I can’t believe how happy it made me feel.” Alice has received many rave reviews on her book, most of which include requests for a sequel. Time Star has also become popular overseas. In fact, a school teacher in the United Kingdom used the book as part

of a homework assignment to encourage her students to practice their writing skills. At only 12, Alice is realizing

one of her life’s dreams and hopes that her book will inspire many other children to pursue their creative dreams as well.

Young author Alice Harvey (center) is shown with David Sebek, GT English Language Arts teacher (left), and Abigail Priest, GT Academy Coordinator.

Pink Out Day held at Southminster School

On October 24 Southminster School hosted Pink Out Day. Children were asked to wear Pink and donate $5 to the Susan G. Komen Foundation as part of our Be a Hero theme. Our little school of under 300 students raised $1085. Ms. Kay Zeck is our beloved staff member of 18 years is a breast cancer survivor. They donated this money in honor of Kay. Pictured are all the students and teachers of Southminster School. 


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Sugar Land 911 Dispatchers recognized for commitment to children The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) recently named the Sugar Land Public Safety Dispatch Center a 9-1-1 Call Center Partner. The designation recognizes training, policies and procedures intended to ensure that Sugar Land dispatchers are ready to respond to reports of missing, abducted or exploited children. Steps to achieve NCMEC

partnership status include: • completion of NCMEC training for call center managers or directors; • formal training of all 9-1-1 telecommunicators in best practices for handling of calls for missing and/or sexually exploited children; and • formal adoption of the American National Standards Institute's approved standard for public safety telecommunicators

Second Mile Mission Center needs your help This time of year we hear a lot about "Black Friday," the day after Thanksgiving when record-breaking retail sales ensure that stores will break even for the year. In a similar way, the month of December is "Black December" for Second Mile Mission Center. Throughout the year, Second Mile is busy meeting the needs of thousands of people in our community. They ask for financial support to fuel these efforts primarily in April during their banquet - and then at the calendar year-end. Your generous donation at this time of year helps ensure that Second Mile will meet its operating budget. Finishing the year strong means we can continue to serve the increasing number of families-in-need in Fort Bend County in the new year. They need $244,000 to end the year in the black, so your tax-deductible year-end gift is greatly needed at this time. Make your gift online at www.SecondMile.org or you can mail a check to Second Mile Mission Center, 504 FM 1092, Suite I, Stafford, Texas, 77477.

They will reach this big goal one blessing at a time. Your gift in any amount will help bring life change to our neediest neighbors in Fort Bend County. Thousands rely upon Second Mile as a safe place to get their physical needs met while learning about Christ. Second thing... In addition to serving 80+ families a day this holiday season, Second Mile will be packing up and relocating to a new leased facility on South Main (Highway 90) near Texas Parkway. Your gift now will help us end the year in the black and cover one-time moving expenses. Through God's provision, their rent will be the same as in their current facility! Second Mile will be a place of hope for our neighbors for years to come. Please make your donation today to help us reach the black by the end of 2012. Your financial contribution in the amount of $100, $250, $500, $1000, $2500 or more now will help them meet this important goal. Please take a moment to donate now.

Stop - N - Shop Saturday December 15th 10 am - 3 pm

VENDORS WANTED Inside and outside Booths Available for $20.00 319 Crabb River Road, Richmond Texas 77469 Deadline: December 8th Please call to reserve a spot: 713-703-8713

when responding to calls of missing, abducted and sexually exploited children. "The Sugar Land Public Safety Dispatch Center has created a child-centered 9-1-1 system based on the belief that there is nothing more important to their community than protecting children," said William Hinkle, the Child Centered 911 Missing Kids Readiness Project chair. "Through their achievement, (they) have demonstrated a commitment to improving the standard of care for the children in our cities and towns across the nation." Whether responding to

reports of missing children, fires, highway accidents or medical calls for help, Sugar Land's public safety dispatchers are part of a highly trained team of responders. When citizens call for help, they're the voice on the other end of the line, ready to help 24/7. The nature of a call for assistance determines the type of equipment and personnel needed to mitigate the situation. Their ability to size up situations and allocate the appropriate resources under high stress situations is crucial during emergencies. For 9-1-1 emergencies, citizens should provide

dispatchers with the purpose of the call, the location of the emergency and a phone contact. This information is especially important for cell phone callers, as 9-1-1 calls are routed to the dispatch center in the area where

the cell phone service originates. Dispatchers also handle calls for non-emergency service at 281- 275-2020. If in doubt as to whether a call for service qualifies as an emergency, just call 9-1-1.

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Your landline is your lifeline. It’s a reliable, safe and secure way to stay connected. Because landline phone service is so important in today’s world, Windstream believes everyone should have access to it. That’s why we offer a discounted telephone service plan to make basic phone service even more affordable for qualified customers. Windstream participates in the government benefit program Lifeline that provides qualified, low-income telephone customers with a discount off monthly telephone service charges. The program is limited to one benefit per household.

Shown is Christopher Nowak working the 9-1-1 desk.

Holiday concert to be held by AHS Orchestra The Austin High School Orchestra, under the direction of Carolyn Vandiver and Jon Law will present it "Holiday Concert" on Thursday, December 6 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium, at 3434 Pheasant Creek Drive, Sugar Land. Admission to the concert is free. The concert will feature a moving rendition of "Overture to Messiah", "Shabbat Shalom", and "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy", plus a

medley of holiday songs. The Austin High School Orchestra has 216 members enrolled in 6 orchestras. Each orchestra level will be represented at the concert. The concert is made possible, in part, by funds from FBISD and AHS Orchestra Booster Club. Refreshments will be sold at 6:30 p.m. before the concert and during intermission. For more information about the concert call 281-565-0851 or go to www.ahsorch.org.

Project costume workshop offered at Fort Bend Theatre Fort Bend Theatre will be giving a taste of theatrical design with its Project Costume workshop on December 1 from 9am to 12pm. It’s “Project Runway” for costume design. Students will spend the day creating their own costume creations out of found objects.

Then they will show off their designs in a theatrical catwalk show! Tuition is only $30, so call to reserve your child’s spot today. For more information, visit our website at www. fortbendtheatre.com or call us 281-208-3333

We provide a complete menu of optional services, including discounted bundles and basic services at the rates, terms, and conditions specified in our tariffs. For questions please call: Residential customers 1-800-347-1991, Business customers 1-800-843-9214, or go to www.windstream.com

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El teléfono fijo es supervivencia. Es confiable, seguro y una forma segura de estar conectado. Porque el servicio de telefonía fijo es tan importante en el mundo actual. Windstream cree que todos deben tener acceso a ello. Es pore so que ofrecemos un plan de servicio de telefonía con descuentos para hacer que el servicio de teléfono básico sea aun más sccesible para los clientes calificados. Windstream participa en el programa de beneficios del gobierno Lifeline que proporciona a los clientes de bajos ingresos que califiquen un descuento mensual el las tarifas del servicio telefónico. El programa se limita a una ayunda por hogar. Proporcionamos un menú completo de servicios opcionales, incluyendo paquetes con descuentos y servicios básicos a los precios, términos y condiciones especificados en nuestras tarifcas. Para preguntas, por favor llame al: Clientes residenciales al 1-800-347-1991, Clientes empresariales al 1-800-843-2914 o visite a www.windstream.com

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Local Scouts receive Eagle Scout Award 21st Annual CASA Christmas Home Tour Set for December 7 & 8 Discounted pre-sale tickets to the Child Advocates of Fort Bend casa Christmas Home Tour are now available at all Fort Bend County Kroger and Randalls stores and online at www.cafb.org. Tickets are $25 for the event which takes place December 7 and 8. There is no better way to get into the holiday spirit than attending the Tour which has become a Fort Bend holiday tradition. The Tour, benefiting Child Advocates of Fort Bend, will feature six distinctive homes in First Colony, Sweetwater, Lake Pointe, Lakes of Williams Ranch and Sienna Plantation. Tour guests will be treated to a rare glimpse of these beautiful homes, and will enjoy festive entertainment, beautiful holiday decorations and tasty home-made cookies and refreshments. The event runs Friday and Saturday from 10am until 4pm with a special candlelight tour on Friday night from 6pm to 9pm. One ticket provides admission to all six homes and can be used at any time during the tour. Directions to the homes are on the back of the ticket.

Michael Sallean and Graham Preston have been awarded the Eagle Scout Award upon nomination by the Sam Houston Area Council and the Boy Scouts of America. The Eagle award is the highest achievement earned in Boy Scouting. Michael attained his Eagle Scout Award in August 2012 and completed his Eagle Scout Project by designing and creating a park at the Rosenberg Railroad Museum. He dedicated it to one of the Museum’s benefactors, Rosenberg community activist and longtime resident, Mr. Neil Banfield. Graham attained his Eagle Scout Award in October 2012 and completed his Eagle Scout Project by designing and installing new shelving in the Band Hall at Stephen F. Austin High School. The new Photo by Mary Favre shelves will be used to store Shown front (L to R) are: Pam Collins, Helen Dichoso.; Back row (L to awards the band receives. R) are: Alyson Tomasello, Jennifer Keefe, and Dillon Kao, Lisa Moore and Joan Soland. Not pictured are Michele and Frederick Perrier. This is one of Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s largest fundraisers. There is no easier way to help abused and neglected children in Fort Bend County than by purchasing a home tour ticket.

Tickets make great gifts for family, friends and co-workers. For more information on the tour, sponsorship or to purchase tickets contact Lisa Moore at 281-3445108 or lmoore@cafb.org.

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INVITATION TO BIDDERS Sealed Bids, in duplicate, addressed to Niagara Bottling, Attention Mr. Jason A. Kirby, P.E.,District Engineer for the District, will be received at the District’s Office, 2331 South Main, Stafford,Texas 77477, until 2:30 p.m. Local Time, Wednesday, December 12, 2012, and then publicly openedand read for “Construction of Cravens Road Waterline Phase 2” for Fort Bend County Water Control& Improvement District No. 2, Fort Bend County, Texas. Scope of Work of the Contract consists of providing the necessary labor, materials, equipment, andsupervision to construct approximately 2,600 linear feet of 16-inch waterline including allappurtenances. The project is located in Fort Bend County within the Cravens Road right-of-waynear the intersection of Cravens Road and US Highway 90A, Key Map No. 570 K&P. Bids received after the closing time will be returned unopened. A pre-bid conference will be held onWednesday, December 5, 2012, 2:30 p.m. Local Time, at the District office. Attendance by eachprospective bidder or its representative at the pre-bid conference is NOT MANDATORY.

Members of Troop #38, chartered by Parkway United Methodist Church and led by Scoutmaster Jonathan Sturgis, Michael and Graham are part of a select group as only

The staff of Fort Bend County Libraries’ University Branch Library invites the community to join them in celebrating the season at a Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 8, beginning at 2:00 pm, in

the Small Meeting Room of the library, located at  14010 University Blvd in Sugar Land, on the UH campus. Music, refreshments, and craft activities will be available for all to enjoy as they catch the

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BOOKKEEPER, Full Time. Must know QuickBooks. AP/AR, payroll, taxes. Email resume to: salespetrochem@ hotmail.com

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DRIVERS: Hiring Gasoline Drivers for Local Deliveries. Great Pay; Full Benefits! Class ACDL-X w/T-T exp. Required. Mission Petroleum Carriers. 713-943-8250 or www.mipe.com

SUGAR LAND MEDICAL PRACTICE is seeking a part-time medical office assistant. Individual will work approximately 3 days a week (20 hours per week). Candidate must have at least 2 years medical office experience working in the front office and back office. Individual must have computer skills, insurance verification skills, excellent customer service skills, and have a good knowledge of medical terminology. Please email resume to fbprc@ yahoo.com or fax resume to (281)6348104.

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Each Bid must be accompanied by a bid bond or a certified or cashier’s check, acceptable to theOwner, in an amount not less than 5 percent of the total amount bid, as a guarantee that thesuccessful bidder will enter into the Contract and execute the Bonds on the forms provided andprovide the required insurance certificates within 7 days after the date Contract Documents arereceived by the Contractor.

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Copies of the bidding documents are on file at the following locations: Copies of the bidding documents may be obtained from www.CivcastUSA.com. Bidders mustregister on this website in order to view and/or download specifications and plans for this project.There is NO charge to view or download documents. 6335 Gulfton, Suite 100 Houston, Texas 77081-1169 Bidding documents may be examined at the above location without charge in the office of Jones & Carter, Inc. Construction Division. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids and to waive all defects and irregularities inbidding or bidding process except time of submitting a Bid. The Successful Bidder, if any, will bethe responsible Bidder which in the Board’s judgment will be most advantageous to the District andresult in the best and most economical completion of the Project.

PART TIME BOOKKEEPER/ EXPERIENCED TAX PREPARER Needed for CPA Firm FAX RESUME 281-240-3528 or Email to PPiletere@mjhamlinpc.com

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FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT FORT BENDEXPENDITURES, INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT STATEMENT OF REVENUES, AND CHANGES IN FUND BALANCES STATEMENT OF REVENUES, GOVERNMENTAL EXPENDITURES, AND CHANGES IN FUND BALANCES FUNDS GOVERNMENTAL FUNDS FOR THE YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2012 FOR THE YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2012 Data Data Control Control Codes Codes Revenues Revenues 5700 Local, intermediate, and out-of-state 5700 Local,program intermediate, and out-of-state 5800 State revenues 5800 State program revenues 5900 Federal program revenues 5900 Federal program revenues 5020 Total revenues 5020 Total revenues Expenditures Expenditures Current: 0011 Current: Instruction 0011 Instruction 0012 Instructional resources and media services 0012 Instructional resources and media services 0013 Curriculum and instructional staff development 0013 Curriculum instructional staff development 0021 Instructionaland leadership 0021 Instructional leadership 0023 School leadership 0023 School leadership 0031 Guidance, counseling, & evaluation services 0031 Guidance, 0032 Social workcounseling, services & evaluation services 0032 Social work services 0033 Health services 0033 Health 0034 Studentservices transportation 0034 Student transportation 0035 Food services 0035 Food services activities 0036 Extracurricular 0036 Extracurricular activities 0041 General administration 0041 General administration 0051 Plant maintenance and operations 0051 Plant maintenance and operations 0052 Security and monitoring services 0052 Security and monitoring 0053 Data processing servicesservices 0053 Data processing services 0061 Community services 0061 Debt Community Service:services Service: 0071 Debt Principal on long-term debt 0071 Principal onlong-term long-termdebt debt 0072 Interest on 0072 Interest on long-term debtfees 0073 Bond issuance costs and 0073 Capital Bond issuance 0081 Outlay: costs and fees 0081 Intergovernmental: Capital Outlay: 0093 Intergovernmental: Payments related to shared services arrangement 0093 Payments to related to shareddistrict services arrangement 0099 Payments tax appraisal 0099 Payments to tax appraisal district 6030 Total Expenditures 6030 Total Expenditures 1100 Excess (deficiency) of revenues over expenditures 1100 Excess (deficiency) of revenues over expenditures Other Financing Sources (Uses): Financing Sources (Uses): 7911 Other Refunding bonds issued 7911 issuedproperty 7912 Refunding Sale of tealbonds or personal 7912 of teal 7915 Sale Transfers inor personal property 7915 Premium Transfers or in discount on issuance of bonds 7916 7916 8911 Premium Transfers or outdiscount on issuance of bonds 8911 out 8949 Transfers Payment to bond refunding escrow agent 8949 to bond refunding escrow agent 7080 Payment Total other financing sources (uses) 7080 Total other financing sources (uses) 1200 Net change in fund balances 1200 Net change in fund balances 0100 Fund Balances - Beginning 0100 Fund Fund Balances Balances -- Ending Beginning 3000 3000 Fund Balances - Ending

Capital Capital Projects Projects Fund Fund

Many positions

available 212 MURPHY RD Flexible hoursTX STAFFORD,

General General Fund Fund $ 258,453,147 $ 201,825,526 258,453,147 201,825,526 6,893,982 6,893,982 467,172,655 467,172,655

$ 70,675,778 $ 70,675,778 447,216 447,21671,122,99471,122,994

282,495,396 282,495,396 6,792,943 6,792,943 5,251,231 5,251,231 4,389,965 4,389,965 20,428,728 20,428,728 18,655,039 18,655,039 460,046 460,046 5,931,099 5,931,099 16,599,439 16,599,4398,927,2248,927,224 10,379,641 10,379,641 48,836,275 48,836,275 4,915,199 4,915,199 8,502,674 8,502,674 6,367,766 6,367,766

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6,742,020 6,742,020------2,872,3902,872,390---151,297151,297 1,480,637 1,480,637-

32,015,210 32,015,210 218,663 218,663 2,243,513 2,243,513 1,126,079 1,126,079 8,892,344 8,892,344 2,428,821 2,428,821 482,559 482,559 850,365 850,36521,487,28621,487,286 2,004,178 2,004,178 56,581 56,581 2,988,045 2,988,045 138,971 138,971 177 177 798,849 798,849

321,252,626 321,252,626 7,011,606 7,011,606 7,494,744 7,494,744 5,516,044 5,516,044 29,321,072 29,321,072 21,083,860 21,083,860 942,605 942,605 6,781,464 6,781,464 19,471,829 19,471,829 21,487,286 21,487,286 10,931,402 10,931,402 10,436,222 10,436,222 51,824,320 51,824,320 5,205,467 5,205,467 9,983,488 9,983,488 7,166,615 7,166,615

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27,687,791 27,687,791 45,081,683 45,081,683 798 650 798,650 798 650 798,650 17,373,329 17,373,329

443,982 443,982 1,817,089 1,817,089 451,194,122 451,194,122 15,978,533 15,978,533

-73,568,12473,568,124 (2,445,130) (2,445,130)

-28,619,28728,619,287 (28,458,697) (28,458,697)

183 18375,731,82475,731,824 1,406,498 1,406,498

444,165 444,165 1,817,089 1,817,089 629,113,357 629,113,357 (13,518,796) (13,518,796)

338,885338,885---338,885338,885 16,317,418 16,317,418 $ 137,732,117 $ 154,049,535 137,732,117 $ $ 154,049,535

88,855,000 88,855,000837,585837,585 20,828,236 20,828,236(112,442,359) (112,442,359) (1,921,538) (1,921,538) (4,366,668) (4,366,668) $ 53,232,273 $ 48,865,605 53,232,273 $ $ 48,865,605

---(837,585) (837,585) (837,585) (837,585) (29,296,282) (29,296,282) $ 104,119,278 $ 104,119,278 $ 74,822,996 $ 74,822,996

------1,406,498 1,406,498 $ 16,332,928 $ 17,739,426 16,332,928 $ $ 17,739,426

88,855,000 88,855,000 338,885 338,885 837,585 837,585 20,828,236 20,828,236 (837,585) (837,585) (112,442,359) (112,442,359) (2,420,238) (2,420,238) (15,939,034) (15,939,034) $ 311,416,596 $ 295,477,562 311,416,596 $ $ 295,477,562

$ $

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Debt Debt Service Service Fund Fund

Other Other Governmental Governmental Funds Funds

Total Total Governmental Governmental Funds Funds

160,590 160,590-160,590160,590

$ 16,089,335 $ 16,089,335 12,251,353 12,251,353 48,797,634 48,797,634 77,138,322 77,138,322

$ 345,378,850 $ 214,524,095 345,378,850 214,524,095 55,691,616 55,691,616 615,594,561 615,594,561

holiday spirit. Books on holiday entertaining, decorating, and cooking will be available for check out, along with holiday music CDs and movies. For more information, call the branch library at 281-633-5100.

CALL US AT 281-690-4200 • Fax: 281-690-4250

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4 percent of all Boy Scouts attain their Eagle rank. Michael and Graham are in the 11th grade at Stephen F. Austin High School in Fort Bend County.

University Branch Library to host holiday open house

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PLEASE E-MAIL RESUME TO amgcares@gmail.com or FAX TO 281-980-1213.

MEDICAL SCHEDULER/ MEDICAL ASSISTANT REQUIREMENTS: Medical Assistant Certificate, High School Diploma/GED, 2-3 year experience in medical field, dependable and reliable transportation. DUTIES INCLUDE: appt scheduling, trouble shooting, answering phones, greeting patients, obtaining info from patients as well ad filling and general office duties. You will also explain hospital admission procedures to patients. At times you will be asked to draw blood and apply and change dressings. PLEASE SEND RESUME WITH COVER LETTER TO:

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CNC MILL AND LATHE MACHINIST

Friendly company in Brookshire, TX has immediate, fulltime, permanent position for CNC Mill & Lathe Machinist. Aerospace type work. Clean, safe working conditions w/all benefits. Apply in person, by Email or Fax.

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1-800-234-1040 • www.JacksonHewitt.com An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. Most offices are independently owned and operated.

3440 First Street • Brookshire, TX 77423

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Civil Engineers (Houston, Texas) Burgess & Niple (B&N) is a multidiscipline engineering/architectural firm. We are a recognized leader in transportation, utility infrastructure, environmental sciences, architecture and land development. Driven by teamwork, our success has spurred steady growth for 100 years. Become part of the success and join our team! B&N is seeking 2 Civil Engineers for their office in Houston, Texas. Responsibilities will include land planning, site design, feasibility/cost opinions, civil construction plan design, bid/contract document preparation and limited construction administration. #2191-Civil Engineer, Entry Level - BSCE required and EIT certification in the State of Texas required or attainable within six months of hire. 0-3 years experience in land development (i.e. residential, commercial, retail and industrial type projects). #2192-Civil Engineer, Licensed – BSCE and PE in the State of Texas required with a minimum of 5 years experience in land development (i.e. residential, commercial, retail and industrial type projects). Will coordinate the work of a small team of engineers/technicians between Houston/Ft. Worth offices. Additional Requirements: Experience with multi-family and senior housing would provide immediate benefit. Good communication skills are required for interaction with clients and municipalities. Strong drainage design skills (i.e. storm drainage system, detention/retention design, stormwater quality design) required. AutoCAD 2012, Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, drainage software (Hydraflow, Houston StormCAD, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, Culvert/ Flowmaster) experience required. Microstation a plus but not required. Burgess & Niple offers a competitive salary and benefits package. If you want to be part of a successful team, apply on-line for Houston position #2191 or #2192 at www.burgessniple.com; or email your resume to HR@burnip.com.


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Battle of the Bend - Annual Holiday Bowl set for Dec. 1 Its that time again.... Battle of the Bend where the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Enforcers defend their title against the Sugar Land Police Chargers in the annual Fort Bend Holiday Bowl. This is the Seventh Annual Fort Bend Holiday Bowl; a flag football game between the two agencies aimed at raising funds and gathering toys for charity. Kickoff is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, December 1, at Fort Bend Christian Academy’s Eagle Field, located at 1250 Seventh St. in Sugar Land. The gates will open at noon with activities for children,

including moonwalks, face painting and more. Admission to the game is a newly purchased unwrapped toy. All proceeds from this game will support the efforts of the Deputy Sheriff’s Association’s “Santa Behind the Badge” program and the Sugar Land Police Officers Association’s Toys for Tots-Fort Bend Christmas charity organization. Any monetary donation will be used to purchase more toys for distribution. For more information, contact Deputy Frank J. Davis Jr., at Frank.Davis@co.fort-bend.tx.us, or by calling 281-652-7761.

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Jasmine, Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel and Snow White to show them what being a true Princess is all about. This enchanting holiday musical written by playwright and FBT Executive Artistic Director Tarra McCain is great fun for the entire family, and reminds us that real beauty lies within us all! For even more fun, children attending in prince or princess attire will receive a small prize from FBT! Tickets are available at $9 each for adults and children at www.fortbendtheatre. com, or call 281-208-333 for group discounts and birthday party specials.

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Reindeer Run & Jingle Jam slated for December 1 Members of the Scanlan Oaks Elementary PTO are ringing their Jingle Bells again the year on Saturday, December 1, for their annual Reindeer Run & Jingle Jam carnival. The silent auction doors will open at 7 a.m. in the school cafeteria, 9000 Camp Sienna Trail in Sienna Plantation. The chip timed 5K will begin promptly at 8 a.m.

and awards will be given in several categories afterward. The Jingle Jam Carnival will kick-off at 8:30 a.m. with games, food, music, and raffles for kids of all ages. All proceeds will benefit the teachers and student body of Scanlan Oaks Elementary. For more information & to register for the event, visit www.soepto.org.

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Siebenaler signs letter of intent to play golf for Texas A&M Sugar Land resident and former Lamar Consolidated standout Dylan Siebenaler has signed a national letter of intent to play golf for Texas A&M University, beginning in 2013. Siebenaler was recruited by a number of well-known Division 1 golf programs across the country, but he decided to stay close to home and play for the Aggies. “Choosing A&M was an easy decision for me,” said Siebenaler. “The Aggie golf program is consistently ranked

among the best in the country under Coach (J.T.) Higgins and the practice facilities are second to none. From the first time that I visited the campus, I knew that A&M was a special place.” “Dylan has the potential to develop into an outstanding player for us,” Higgins said. “His instructor, Paul Marchand (of Shadow Hawk Golf Club), is one of the best in Texas and together they have developed an excellent golf swing. When you pair that with Dylan’s incredible work ethic,

the sky is the limit for him. He has already had some good success at both the national and state levels and we believe he is going to do nothing but get better here at Texas A&M.” As his success grew, Siebenaler’s budding career required a great deal of coordination. Terry Siebenaler. his mom, would often drive her

son to tournaments and Chris Siebenler, his dad and CEO of Methodist Hospital Sugar Land, would join when work permitted. The Siebenalers eventually learned to get the most out of each event. “It’s been amazing watching Dylan go through this process,” says Terry. “He has such an incredible work ethic –

practicing every day, working out and eating healthy – and to see him achieve his dream of playing for Texas A&M is an incredible feeling.” Despite his busy schedule and focus on golf, Siebenaler has remained committed

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FREE FRESH WATER PEARL STRAND with minimum purchase of $10.00 Must present coupon

Beads • Necklaces • Rocks Beading Classes • 14K & 18K • Fine Jewelry and Estate Jewelry 16230 City Walk Sugar Land Town Square • 281-265-0993 email: gemandbead@yahoo.com

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9903 South Highway 6 “ You don’t have to Sell your Gold or Silver, use it as collateral” Sugar Land “ Get a Quick Cash Loan here, We charge Less interest!” 281-498-4770 “Selling gold or silver? Get a Free Quote from us before you do!”

Gold & Silver Refinery 281.313.9999 www.kkbgoldrefinery.com

No one can pay higher than us! Paying up to 98.5% of the market value for your gold and silver.

3599 Highway 6 Sugar Land, Texas 77478 (By Kroger at Settler’s Way)

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Building better credit for better business loan U of H Fort Bend Co. Small Business Development Center is hosting this free seminar Wed., Nov. 28, 9:30 a.m.-noon, UH Fort Bend Co. SBDC, 117 Lane Dr., Suite 31, Rosenberg. For more information call 281-499-9787. Persons with disabilities who need accommodations need to call five business days prior to event. Sugar Land AARP Chapter 4075 meeting Sugar Land AARP Chapter 4075 meets Wednesday November 28, 1 PM, T E Harman Center(The old Community Center), 234 Matlage Way. The Program is on Viruses and what shot to take for protection presented by Dr. Vatavarian. For more info, call 281-494-2600 or 281-494-2046.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29

will be there, and so much more ! Event and parking are free. Hosted by Historic Richmond Association. • Close to Home • Flexible Hours • Career Goals Achieved Saturday with the Master Gardeners Visit the 4 acres of Demonstration Gardens designed and maintained by Award winning workforce programs to the Fort Bend Master Gardeners Saturday, December 1..It’s a great way to help you land the job of your dreams! learn! Park in front of the Agriculture Center located at 1402 Band Road, Visit us at southwest.hccs.edu SOUTHWEST Rosenberg. Take one of the sidewalks back to the area behind the building to find the Master Gardeners. Gardens are open from 9:00-11:00 a.m. 281341-7068 or www.fbmg.com for more information. Do you have a school-aged child with an Bargain Book Sale Intellectual Disability or Autism? Friends of First Colony Branch Library, 2121 Austin Parkway, at Grant’s NEED HELP WITH ARD / IEP Lake, Sugar Land, will hold their monthly bargain book sale Sat. Dec. 1, PROCESS AND DOCUMENTS? 9 am to 2 pm. Hardbacks $1, paperbacks $.50 (some upcharged, some A Non-Profit Organization less). Lots of children’s books. Good condition only books, books, CD’s, DVD’s may be donated during regular library hours or at the sale and are tax deductible. Christmas in Rosenberg PREVENT IT, This will be held in historic downtown Rosenberg Saturday, December 1, TREAT IT AT noon to 9 p.m. Gifts & craft vendors, holiday entertainment, photos with Santa, kids’ carnival, food & refreshments, and The Rosenberg Railroad Museum. www.RediClinic.com • Sugar Land Market H-E-B Christmas Concert Houston Masterworks Chorus presents A Christmas Concert featuring Saint-Saens’ “Christmas Oratorio” and Handel’s “Messiah, A Sing-Along” at Sugar Land Baptist Church, 16755 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land, Saturday, December 1, 7 p.m.Tickets are $20 reserved seating and $15 general admission and can be purchased at www.houstonmasterworks.org. 4655 Techniplex Dr., Stafford, Texas 77477 Tickets will also be available at the door. 281-690-4200 • www.fortbendstar.com Opry On The Square Bring your cowboy boots to the Sugar Land Town Center Plaza, 7-9 p.m., for Country Now and Then, featuring Holiday favorites with a Country info,visit www.SugarLandTX.gov. twist! For more information, visit www.OpryOnTheSquare.com.

281.494.5924

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2

“Denim & Diamonds – Las Vegas Style” Fort Bend Friends & Neighbors holiday event “Denim & Diamonds – Las Vegas Style” is Sunday, December 2, 6:30 pm., Riverbend Country Club, 1214 Dulles Avenue, Sugar Land. Cocktails, delicious dinner, dancing, casino games, great prizes. $55 per person, Members and non-members. For further information see www.fbfn.org 2nd Annual Wassail at DeWalt Heritage Center This event will be held Sunday, December 2, 1 p.m.- 4p.m., DeWalt Heritage Center, Kitty Hollow Park, 9555 Hwy. 6, Missouri CIty. Music & entertainment by Elkins Nightbeats, QVMS String Ensemble, & Scan Oaks Recorder Ensemble. Santa & his helper will be there.

Inaugural Production at Center For the Arts WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5 Imperial Arts along with Cast Theatrical will present an encore weekend of Understanding dementia experience Cast’s “Lend me a Tenor” 2012, November 29, November 30, & Dec. 1 & The Alzheimer’s Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter is hostDec. 2, Center for the Arts, 823 Third St., Rosenberg. Tickets now on sale. ing Understanding The Dementia Experience on Wednesday, December 5, For tickets & info 281-277-7444 or www.theimperial.org. 11:30 a.m.-1pm. This free program will take place at Fort Bend Chamber FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 of Commerce, 445 Commerce Green Blvd., Sugar Land, One hour of CEU 2012 Candlelight Tours available for nurses and social workers. Please RSVP at 713.314.1313, Fort Bend Museum presents the 2012 Candlelight Tours Friday, November lunch is provided. 30, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., 500 Houston Street, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6 Richmond. Adults $5, Seniors $4, children $3. Tour the 1883 John M. “Holiday Concert” Moore Home, shop “Candlelight Corner”, enjoy wassail & cookies, listen The Austin High School Orchestra will present its “Holiday Concert” to music. Group reservations should call 281-341-7177 or 281-814-0004. Thursday, December 6, 7 pm, Austin High School auditorium, 3434 “Mistletoe Market” Pheasant Creek Drive, Sugar Land, Admission to the concert is free. Refreshments will be sold before the concert starting 6:30 pm and durYou’re invited to a special shopping experience presented by Holy Cross ing intermission. Proceeds from the event will support the orchestras. Kids Preschool. The Mistletoe Market will be open on Friday evening, For more info Paula Key-Connell at 281-565-0851 or www.ahsorch.org. November 30, 6-9pm. Handmade and unique Christmas items will be Fort Bend-Harris Retired Educators meet featured by local vendors and businesses. Admission is free and includes a This group will have a holiday potluck luncheon, program, and busiraffle ticket! All proceeds benefit Holy Cross Kids Preschool, a ministry of ness meeting 12 p.m., Thursday, December 6, Great Hall, Sugar Land Holy Cross Episcopal Church. United Methodist Church, 431 Eldridge Road. The program will feaSATURDAY, DECEMBER 1 ture the Sugar Sisters. Guests are welcome to attend. Christmas family tradition Sugar Land’s 9th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Miracle on Morton Street, a Christmas family tradition for Fort Bend Experience one of Sugar Land’s favorite Holiday celebrations at the County residents, Saturday, Dec. 1, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Morton 9th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in Town Square 5-8 p.m. This Street in downtown Richmond. There will be all day entertainment, holiday family-friendly event features performances by local musical groups, music, vendors, shopping and food galore, free activities for the kids, Santa crafts and games for children, and photos with Santa. For more

ONGOING

Imperial Arts new location Imperial Arts has a new location underway, although still under construction and located in Historic Downtown Rosenberg, they are in need of volunteers for the following when their new Center for the Arts, opening in mid-Nov. 2012: Guides/docents; box office; ushers; program valets, film night volunteers & children’s art/ community activity volunteers. If you are interested call 832-278-9763. Photos with Santa Sunday, December 2, 9, 16 1-5 p.m. Grab your Christmas list and head to Town Square for a free photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus! Photos will be taken in the lobby of the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square. Fitness in the Plaza Fridays, from 9-11 a.m. December 7, 14, 21, 28. Join them each Friday morning for Fitness in the Plaza featuring Free Boot Camp with Jon Hood from Rush Fitness and Zumba with a professional instructor! Boot Camp is from 9-10 a.m. followed by Zumba from 10-11 a.m. Sugar Land Rotary Become a Rotarian! Sugar Land Rotary meets every Wednesday @ 12:00 noon, Sweetwater Country Club, 4400 Palm Royale Blvd., Sugar Land. Contact Bill Griffin 832-724-3323, bill_griffin@bmc.com. Exchange Club of Fort Bend meets The Exchange Club of Fort Bend meets every Wednesday, noon, Sweetwater Country Club, 4400 Palm Royal Blvd., Sugar Land. For more information call Mike Reichek at 281-575-1145 or mike@reichekfinancial.com. Sugar Land Morning Exchange Club The Sugar Land Morning Exchange Club is an all-volunteer national service organization for men and women who want to serve their community, develop leadership skills, and enjoy new friendships. The club meets every Wednesday morning at 7:00 a.m., Sweetwater Country Club, Palm Royale Blvd, Sugar Land. Web site is ECSL.ORG

UPCOMING

“The Wizard Oz” Broadway Bound will launch its 2012-2013 season with the family favorite, “The Wizard of Oz” the Broadway. Tickets range from $10-$25 and can be purchased at the ticket office, by phone 281-242-1055 or online at bbarstcentre@aol.com. For more information visit www.bbartscentre.com.


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H S T A R P E O P L E H by B.K. Carter

Pasty Schultz gets 25 year of service award

We are the only permitted gold refinery in town approved by TCEQ. We are now open to the public. You have the opportunity to work directly with a refinery - no middle man! We buy all forms of Gold and Silver. Stop by today and exchange your broken Jewelry for the most cash you can get!

No one can pay higher than us! We pay up to 98.5% of the market value! Want to get the most money out of your gold? Come to us and you will find out the difference! Now running a special on all class rings! Paying up to $18 per gram on all class rings with stone weight.

“On site laboratory will provide a FREE assessment!”

3599 Highway 6 Sugar Land, Texas 77478 (By Kroger at Settler’s Way)

Gold & Silver Refinery 281.313.9999

Bring

300

$

worth of Gold or Silver,

Bring

500

$

worth of Gold or Silver,

get extra $20!

get extra $50!

Coupons limited to public only. Coupons must be presented before appraisal. One coupon limited to one transaction.

Coupons limited to public only. Coupons must be presented before appraisal. One coupon limited to one transaction.

Bring

1000

$

worth of Gold or Silver,

get extra $80!

Coupons limited to public only. Coupons must be presented before appraisal. One coupon limited to one transaction.

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Fort Bend County regularly recognizes its workforce with service awards, and a recent notable earning a 25 year recognition is Tax Assessor-Collector Patsy Schultz.  Schultz, who received the service award from Judge Hebert this Tuesday, was elected for another four-year term earlier this month after having served as tax assessorcollector for eight consecutive years. Shultz manages five offices in the county and reports indicate that her conservative stance account for her office's budget for 2013 being $58,000 less than it was five years ago.

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November 28, 2012 - Fort Bend Community Newspaper for Sugar Land, Richmond, Stafford, Mo City, Katy