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Tony Booth Birthday Bash Returns to Billy’s Hall in Pearland, Feb. 1, 2020

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Tony Booth is coming back to Pearland to host his 77th Birthday Bash on Feb. 1. Booth and his country music friends have celebrated previous birthdays in Pearland to the delight of his many fans from around the state. Plan early to attend the Tony Booth Birthday Bash , 7:30 pm …

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Faith Matters

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“Let Your Light So Shine” By Rev. Dr. Brian Gigee “Hey, man… got a light?”  No smoking.  No kidding.  “Sure, I got a light! I’m gonna let it shine today!” When an infant, a child or an adult is baptized in the congregation I serve a lit candle is presented …

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Iconic Italian restaurant and Pearland staple closes

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By Dr. David Davis     In 1948, Joseph Vitale, known as Big Humphrey, opened up a burger joint in south Houston and once had as many as five locations in the Houston area.     Vitale named the restaurant after his own pro wrestling moniker after a wrestling career …

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Learn to square dance at Intro Nights

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By Karolyn Gephart Anyone interested in Square Dancing has a great opportunity this month. The Hanger Squares Square Dance Club is having two free Intro Nights and invites anyone interested to come. The dates are Saturday, January 18 and 25 from 7 to 9 pm at Jones Hangar at 901 …

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Young patient inspires annual gift drive

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By Nicole Jones Seeing her beloved younger cousin go through the harsh treatment needed to defeat leukemia and spend his holidays in the hospital, Friendswood High junior Rylee Burris wanted to do something to help. Her cousin Jack, now 11, was diagnosed when he was only 6 years old. After …

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Faith Matters

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“ON THANKFULNESS” By Rev. Dr. Brian Gigee The nation’s day of Thanksgiving is on our hearts and minds.  Where are you going?  Or, who’s coming to your house?  Or, what’s your favorite pie on Thanksgiving Day are just a few of the questions asked at this time of year.  This …

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Faith Matters

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TORN APART By Rev. Dr. Brian Gigee One of my childhood prayers has been around a long time.  I learned it at the dinner table.  I taught it to my children.  I recite it now with their children, too… “God is great, and God is good and so we thank God …

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Faith Matters

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By Rev. Dr. Brian Gigee                                      “Either / Or Both / And” It’s a no-brainer to not believe life isn’t full of choices.  We all get to choose.  Every day.  And some choices …

Hopefest promises fun, benefits others 

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By Karolyn Gephart Hopefest 2019 will be held Saturday and Sunday, October 5-6 at Hope Lutheran Church in Friendswood. Food, fun and family oriented activities for all agew are all part of this year’s event. Hopefest is Hope Lutheran Church’s grand party for the congregation and community in the Fall, …

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Faith Matters

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By Rev. Dr. Brian Gigee ON BEING PERFECT It’s what gets said when the painter finishes the image on canvas… “perfect!”  It’s what Garrett Cole almost did against the Mariners on Sunday… pitch a ‘perfect’ game except for one pitch.  It’s what a momma says when she comes home to …