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21st Men Who Cook to showcase culinary skills

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By Karolyn Gephart Soroptimist International of Alvin’s 21st Annual Men Who Cook will take place Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 6 to 9 pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Everyone is invited to enjoy the tastes of community leaders showing off their culinary skills at the fundraiser for the …

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AISD board members approve new facility names

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During the February 11th Alvin ISD Board Meeting, Trustees approved the recommendations of facility names that were brought about by the Alvin ISD Facility Naming Committee, which consisted of community members, staff members and trustees. The committee worked over a period of two months to evaluate nominations and formalize their …

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Manvel Council has weekend goals workshop

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By Karolyn Gephart Manvel City Council met with staff on Saturday, February 8, 2020 for a goals workshop. The group used the workshop to discuss major issues facing the city. The creation of a drainage system was a top priority. The system would feed flood waters into a 115-acre detention …

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McCauley to lend items for Ryan Exhibit in Alvin

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By Karolyn Gephart The Alvin Historical Museum is preparing a special permanent exhibit honoring Nolan Ryan. Charles McCauley, a lifetime Alvin resident and retired Alvin ISD educator, has been a recent contributor to the new area. McCauley is a collector of sports memorabilia.  Among the items he acquired over the …

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Anime, gaming, magic all part of BrazCon 2020

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By Karolyn Gephart  Tickets are going fast for the 2020 BrazCon, Brazoria County’s Teen Comic Convention planned for Saturday, February 15 from 9 am to 4 pm at Manvel High School at 19601 Hwy. 6 in Manvel. A BrazCon ticket is needed to attend and space and tickets are limited. …

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H-GAC names award after Mayor Reid

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On Jan. 24, the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC), honored long-time Pearland Mayor Tom Reid with the inaugural Tom Reid Award during its annual meeting. The award recognizes excellence in regional leadership and honors individuals that served the H-GAC board of directors and its 13-county region by demonstrating superlative leadership to …

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Manvel fourth grader presents check to MD Anderson

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By Karolyn Gephart A nine year old student at Red Duke Elementary in Manvel requested no Christmas gifts last year and instead asked that everyone donate money for her to give to the MD Anderson Children’s Art Project. She accomplished her goal this month at a special ceremony of giving …

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The Turtles Are Back!

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The Alvin ISD Education Foundation will host the 20th Annual Turtle Race on Saturday, February 8 at National Oak Park in Alvin. This year, Chocolate Bayou Community Federal Credit Union, is the title sponsor for the Turtle Race. The day starts at 8:30 a.m. with the 8th Annual Kids 1K Fun …

Public meeting on bayous, bacteria to be at Alvin Library

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By Karolyn Gephart A Chocolate Bay Watershed Public Meeting, Clean Safe Community, is planned for January 30 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Alvin Library. The topics discussed will include Chocolate, Halls and Mustang Bayous water quality issues due to high levels of bacteria. The City of Manvel posted that …

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Turtle race set Feb. 8

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By Nicole Jones The Alvin ISD Education Foundation’s Turtle Race fundraiser will be held Feb. 8 at Alvin’s National Oak Park. The dual event includes a chip-timed run for all ages as well as nearly 9,000 “turtles” that make their way down Mustang Bayou to the finish line near the …