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Manvel runs past Pearland 45-7 in season opener

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS Having the first two games cancelled because of Hurricane Harvey didn’t make it any easier on the Pearland Oilers having to face No. 1 state-ranked Class 5A Manvel Mavericks in the season opener for both teams. Plus — it was also the first game for Pearland’s …

Report damages to Brazoria County appraisal district

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Brazoria County property owners impacted by Hurricane Harvey have an opportunity to report damages, flooding and their opinion of value to the county’s appraisal district. “Help us – help you!” said Chief Appraiser Cheryl Evans. “We are going to be reappraising the areas we know were flooded,” she said, “but …

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Gov. Abbott holds ceremonial bill signing for HB 938

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Representative Ed Thompson was proud to participate in the ceremonial signing of House Bill 938 recently. HB 938 will designate a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 518 in Pearland as the Officer Endy Ekpanya Memorial Highway. Rep. Thompson joined Officer Ekpanya’s widow and mother, along with Senator Larry Taylor, Brazoria County …

City contacts FEMA regarding buy outs

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The City of Pearland officials are wanting to communicate about buy outs and mitigation programs with all in Pearland who had flooding from Hurricane Harvey. City officials have been in communication with FEMA in regard to potential buyout or mitigation programs to understand those and make judgments …

Police cancel upcoming National Night Out

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By KAROLYN GEPHART In an effort to continue a focus on the flood-affected areas of Friendswood, a decision to not participate in National Night Out on Oct. 3 was made by the Friendswood Police Department. The City has many neighborhoods where residents continue to pull sheetrock, debris and property from …

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Alvin ISD Press Box dedication set for Sept. 22

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS The new Alvin ISD Press Box will be dedicated on Friday, Sept. 22 during a halftime celebration. The Alvin Yellowjackets will host the Stratford Spartans in a non-district contest at 7:00 p.m. The Alvin ISD Memorial Stadium Press Box will be named the Roy Lee Powell …

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Support needed for The Well food pantry

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By LYNN SHIGEKAWA The Well on Masters Road in Manvel has once again expanded its services following Harvey to meet the needs of the public. Food Pantry Tuesdays runs from 12 to 2 p.m. and from 4 to 6 p.m. The Well partners with the Houston Food Bank and is …