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Heritage Gardeners to have amaryllis bulb sale

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By Karolyn Gephart Amaryllis are the stars in the Heritage Gardener Fall Bulb Sale underway September 1-28, 2020. The bulb fundraiser will help with clubhouse costs and maintenance. The six varieties are all beautiful, colorful and ready to flourish whether forced for the holidays or planted for a spring blooming …

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Yellow Out Campaign launches Ramp Up for Veterans program

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By Karolyn Gephart The Yellow Out Campaign in Manvel has launched their newest initiative and effort of expanding their community’s contributions, the Yellow Ramp Up for Veterans Program. The new Veterans program focuses its efforts on collaborating with the community and veteran organizations to donate and build a ramp, or …

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Local artist asks for votes in international contest

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Local portrait artist Vicky Gooch wants votes from her community for her special Pandemic Self Portrait currently competing in the international competition sponsored by the Portrait Society of America. The Society has had to cancel many events and started an online Portrait Society of America’s Pandemic Self …

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Twins impact Pearland as ‘Drive By Heroes’

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By Karolyn Gephart Pearland High School Seniors Stephan and Isaiah Torres had major plans for this summer before their senior year would begin. Before the pandemic, the two boys planned to intern at Black Hills Institute of Geological Research in Hill City, South Dakota which specializes in  fossils. They were also planning …

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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 …

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 …