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FHS grad rescued by pets, RAD training

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By Karolyn Gephart Friendswood graduate and A&M senior Madi Leslie has Charles (Charlie) and Theodore (Teddy) to thank as heroes helping her out of a scary situation that occurred at her complex recently. At around 2 am Leslie was walking her dogs after a night of both animals being sick …

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2nd graders replace Mayor, Council at meeting

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By Karolyn Gephart A select group of second-grade students from Wedgewood Elementary participated in the Friendswood City Council meeting March 2, 2020 to take part in a mock governance simulation. The students were seated in Council chairs to replace the Mayor, City Council, and Staff. They also participated in a …

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Birthday wishes to feed homeless

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By Karolyn Gephart When Jordan Kulhanek turned 13 on her birthday this month, she didn’t want a party nor gifts. Instead, she wanted to feed the homeless. Kulhanek, a student at Brookside Intermediate in Friendswood, told her mother she wanted to prepare lunch bags and pass them out for people …

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Friendswood celebrates quasquicentennial in 2020 

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By Karolyn Gephart 2020 marks a quasquicentennial year for Friendswood. Mayor Mike Foreman shared this milestone event with the residents of the city In a recent Mayor Mike’s Minute Video. This year is the 125th anniversary of the founding of the city. In the spring of 1895, two Quakers, Frank Jacob …

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Sponsors needed for Lemonade Day in Friendswood

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By Karolyn Gephart Friendswood Chamber of Commerce is seeking sponsorships now for Lemonade Day in Friendswood May 2. Lemonade Day is a free, fun, experiential learning program that teaches youth how to start, own and operate their own business – a lemonade stand. All sponsorship levels are available. The main objective …

Clear Creek, Dickinson Bayou Watershed Study to host public meetings

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The Lower Clear Creek and Dickinson Bayou Watershed Study will host a series of public meetings in February and March 2020 to encourage public participation and feedback regarding the first of three phases in the Study. 
 Everyone is invited to any one of the four public meetings below to provide input, …

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State of City to highlight Chamber luncheon

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By Karolyn Gephart The 33rd State of the City Address by Friendswood Mayor Mike Foreman will be presented at the Friendswood Chamber of Commerce General Membership luncheon Tuesday, March 3 from 11 am to 1 pm. The event is sponsored by the Chamber and the City of Friendswood. The luncheon will …

Pancakes to benefit Heritage Gardeners

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Snooze A.M. Eatery, in Webster (Clear Lake) is once again partnering with Heritage Gardeners in Friendswood for a Pancake Day promotion.  This year it is a week-long event.  Starting Wednesday, February 19 through Tuesday, February 25 the garden club will receive proceeds from sales of the eatery’s Pancake of the Day. …