HEB talks to Manvel Council

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By Karolyn Gephart It is finally happening in Manvel. The city is getting its own grocery store. Representatives from HEB asked for and received a variance from the City Council at the recent Council meeting May 20, With Council approval, the HEB representatives reported they can begin the store development …

Vet given home in Pomona from nonprofit group

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V By Karolyn Gephart US Army Specialist Jeremy Visbal and his family have a new home in Manvel, thanks to Building Homes for Heroes. The national nonprofit builds and modifies home to gift mortgage-free to wounded veterans and their families. Recently, a ceremony to honor Visbal and his family was …

Froberg’s Farm offers perfect holiday gifts

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By Karolyn Gephart The perfect gifts for Christmas can be found as close as Frobergs Farm on Highway 6. The gifts are handmade products made by licensed Esthetician Ashley Froberg. Froberg creates a line of products that are made cruelty free and provides a way to relax and enjoy. She …

AT&T gives $10k to Longhorn Project

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By Karolyn Gephart The NASA-JSC Longhorn Project received a check for $10,000 from AT&T. The check was presented to project officials December 4 by AT&T Director of External Affairs Michael Flanagan. Guests invited to attend the presentation included Senator Larry Taylor, State Rep. Dennis Paul, State Rep. Ed Thompson and …

State of the City gets record crowd at luncheon

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By Karolyn Gephart Mayor Debra Davison and City Manager Kyle Jung presented the 2018 State of the City Address recently to a record-breaking 175 business and community leaders recently at a luncheon hosted by the Alvin-Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce. Using the theme of Manvel: Imagine the Possibilities, the two …

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Dream season continues for Shadow Creek

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS The game between Shadow Creek and Cedar Park could have been like watching paint dry as there were over 20 punts in the game with a few scores in between. Shadow Creek is in their first year of varsity competition and they are now 12-0 while …

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Manvel pounces on Barbers Hill 62-42 to advance

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS The final score between Manvel and Barbers Hill was not a true indication of the game that was played. In the first half, both teams scored multiple times as there were five scores within a 3:28 time span leaving the score tied 28-28 as both team …

Special Olympics Texas to host 9th annual Over the Edge event

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Special Olympics Texas will have its upcoming 9th Annual Over the Edge event, at the Embassy Suites Hotel in downtown Houston on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9 am to 5 pm. Raising funds to support the organization’s more than 59,000 athletes, Over the Edge will provide a …

Community to make global impact with shoeboxes

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By Karolyn Gephart Shoeboxes are being recycled and filled with items to become holiday gifts for Operation Christmas Child underway in Pearland and Friendswood as well as 5,000 other US drop off locations. The boxes will be filled with gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week …

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Froberg’s Farm offers handmade soaps perfect for Mother’s Day

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By Karolyn Gephart The perfect gifts for Mother’s Day could be found as close as Froberg’s Farm on Highway 6. The gifts are handmade soaps made by licensed Esthetician Ashley Froberg. Froberg wanted to create a line of products that were made cruelty free and would provide a way to …