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Contemporary Abode with a Rustic Hill Country Vibe

Texture, custom details and indoor/outdoor fusion create free-flowing home

In 2011, this homeowner had a specific vision to build a house, and she knew exactly what she wanted: a traditional design with a rustic Western-style decor. Read the full story »

Donna and George Buenik Thrive on Community Involvement Donna and George Buenik Thrive on Community Involvement

Sugar Land residents have an area-wide influence
By Mara Soloway
Longtime Sugar Land residents Donna and George Buenik have raised their family here – daughters Jennifer, 30, and Leah, 27, who are now both married – and set …

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Recognizes High School Student The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Recognizes High School Student

Alexis Paget wins National “Hero Award” for the2018 Students of the Year Campaign
Sixteen-year-old Ridge Point High School student, Alexis Paget of Missouri City has won the national “Hero Award”, for her extraordinary fundraising efforts during …

Fertility Study: Women Who Eat Fast Food Less Likely to Become Pregnant  Fertility Study: Women Who Eat Fast Food Less Likely to Become Pregnant 

Sexual health expert explains new study which links fast food consumption and reduced fertility
For the second year in a row, the U.S. fertility rate has hit a record low. While there are many possible factors behind …

Amber Black and The Autisticfit Society Amber Black and The Autisticfit Society

By Judy Latta
Turning a surprise diagnosis into a life’s mission
Amber Black never felt like she fit in. As a child, she always felt like an outsider, struggling both socially and academically, and as she grew into …

Fort Bend ISD Granted Petition to Exhume Remains Found at Historic Cemetery Fort Bend ISD Granted Petition to Exhume Remains Found at Historic Cemetery

Learning more about the site continues
A  court has granted Fort Bend ISD permission to begin the process of exhuming human remains discovered at the construction site of the James Reese Career and Technical Center. In …

Happenings August 2018 Happenings August 2018

NEW AND EXPECTANT MOMS INVITED TO COMMUNITY BABY SHOWER,AUG. 2
Houston Methodist Childbirth Center at Sugar Land invites new and expectant moms – along with their partners and babies – to the annual Community Baby Shower …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Dana & Bobby
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Dana & Bobby

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Christine Meeker
Dana Ann DiVito and Robert Ben­jamin “Bobby” Bobeck met on the job during their college years and eventually dated long distance.
Dana attended Clements High and joined the Alpha …

Scene in the Bend: Linda Howell
August 2018
Scene in the Bend: Linda Howell <br>August 2018

-Sugar Creek Celebrates America’s -Birthday
-Republican State Convention
-Harold Kennedy Candidacy

Fashion – What’s in Stores Now –
August 2018
Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – </br> August 2018</br>

Gucci – Blue metalic square sunglasses with brown lens.
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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Souvenir Shopping on the French Riviera Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Souvenir Shopping on the French Riviera

Dr. Lori Verderame is the author and award-winning TV personality who appears on History channel’s #1 show, The Curse of Oak Island. With a Ph.D. from Penn State University and experience appraising 20,000 antiques every year …

Business in Fort Bend August 2018 Business in Fort Bend August 2018

‹Eric Robins Named Sugar Land  Police Chief
Sugar Land Assistant City Manager Doug Brinkley promoted Assistant Police Chief Eric Robins to the position of police chief on June 11.
A native Houstonian who has spent almost his entire …

Texas A&M Tackles Opioid Epidemic  Texas A&M Tackles Opioid Epidemic 

The Opioid Task Force will be focal point for issues addressing the problem and its impact on Texas 
With the federal government declaring a public health emergency, the growing opioid epidemic in America has become more visible with more …

Around The Bend August 2018 Around The Bend August 2018

SSLW Thanks Phenomenal Partners
Suburban Sugar Land Women (SSLW) has extended appreciation to its Phenomenal Partners who provide the nonprofit group with the annual  financial resources to fund community programs and scholarships. The following individuals and …

Historically Fort Bend: Randal Jones Historically Fort Bend: Randal Jones

Sponsored by
Sugar Land Health Center

By Chris Godbold
The Randal Jones historical marker in Wessendorff Park in Richmond. The marker states this land is the site of his house, but local historians believe it was actually north …

Discoveries August 2018 Discoveries August 2018

Troy Lighting:The architecturally inspired Apollo chandelier, in dark bronze polished chrome, has a dramatic effect. troylighting.com
 

Onyx Framed Table Lamp: The hardness of granite and the translucence of marble unite to create a soft glow in …

NKBA Chooses Winning Bath Designs for 2018 NKBA Chooses Winning Bath Designs for 2018

Big style for the smallest room
The  National Kitchen + Bath Asso­ciation (NKBA) has awarded  27 outstanding professional designers in its 2018 Design Competition. As the NKBA notes, the winning designs offer homeowners plenty of remodeling …

Remodeling & Improvements: Good Sense Spending Remodeling & Improvements: Good Sense Spending

The best remodeling jobs for a solid return on your investment
By Cheryl Alexander
Before taking on your next home remodeling project, it’s a good idea to get your ducks in a row by doing some important preliminary …

 Seeing Red – Wines to snatch up for fall and winter tasting  Seeing Red – Wines to snatch up for fall and winter tasting

By Denman Moody, author, The Advanced Oenophile
Of the 200 or so red wines I have consumed over the last three months, here we have the cream of the crop!
$10-$45:
Fetzer Cabernet Sauvignon 50th Anniversary Selection …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students August 2018
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students August 2018</br>

Lamar Consolidated High School JROTC Named Among Country’s Elite
Lamar Consolidated High School’s Air Force JROTC program – Unit TX-792 – has been selected as one of only 119 units in the nation to receive the 2017-2018 …

Ryan Sterling and Trynt Thomas take stock in their financial future Ryan Sterling and Trynt Thomas take stock in their financial future

Lake Olympia Students Learn to Invest in the Stock Market and in Themselves 
ByMara Soloway
The ticker of mysterious numbers and symbols that move across the bottom of the screen of the financial news programs used to mean …

Book Reviews August 2018 Book Reviews August 2018

VEGAN STRONG
With growing concern for animal welfare, along with looming environmental and health crises, more and more people are considering the vegan lifestyle. While being vegan is easy, change can be a little scary, so …

Lexus LS Lexus LS

By Kelly Foss | mycardata.com
Lexus LS|Starting price:$76,000
Way back in 1989 Toyota had the audacity to introduce the LS, a credible full-size luxury sedan  aimed squarely at the well-entrenched German automotive gentry of Mercedes and BMW. …

A Modern Redesign A Modern Redesign

Couple transforms a Mediterranean spec home to suit contemporary style

Meet Mrs. Sugar Land – Amanda Gully Meet Mrs. Sugar Land – Amanda Gully

Text by Judy Latta / Photos by Alyncia Dennis, Senae Photography / Makeup by Sharuba Ahmed
Amanda Gully Is Embracing Her Responsibility To Serve The Community
When Amanda Gully graduated from college, she thought she was hanging …