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Local Family Seeks National Title of “Most Playful”

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Family “dance parties” and trampoline time are routine for one Pearland family that’s now in the running for the most playful in the country. In a video submitted to the contest and now on YouTube, the Holloman family – using homemade costumes and props – emphasizes using imagination to perk …

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Special Ed to Destroy Files

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FISD will soon dispose of the confidential Special Education records of former students who have received special education assessment, instruction or related services for the 2006 – 2007 school year. If parents, adult students, or former students do not want confidential records destroyed, they should make that request in writing …

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Pearland Receives Communication Awards

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The City of Pearland received top honors in two categories in the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Bronze Quill Awards, recognizing communications excellence. The awards were received in the Publication Design category for the City’s Calendar & Annual Report, and the Electronic Communications category for the City’s monthly electronic …

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All-Class Reunion to Honor Dr. K

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A two-day celebration of the life and work of longtime FISD educator Myrlene Kennedy will include an “all class reunion” for those she touched: the staff and alumni of Friendswood High. The first-ever Myrlene Kennedy Memorial All-Class Reunion is scheduled on June 13 and 14 at Stevenson Park in Friendswood. …

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Mustangs Edge Out Santa Fe

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Sometimes when two evenly matched teams face one another in a win or lose situation, the outcome may be determined by the overall emotional demeanor of one of the teams. In the final game of the best-of-three series between Friendswood and Santa Fe, it was clear that the Mustangs had …

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Sportspark to be Re-bid

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The long awaited Shadow Creek sports park hit a snag Monday night when Pearland City Council opted to reject the sole competitive bid and rebid the project. The $13.36 million bid came in over the city’s $8.5 million budget. The complex was one of a number of park projects included …

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Elections Bring Changes

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Longtime Mayor Tom Reid again proved his staying power in Saturday’s election, drawing nearly 70 percent of the vote. Reid has made Pearland his home since 1965, when the population numbered only a few thousand. Traveling from polling location to polling location Saturday, Reid ended the day with a victory …

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Lady Eagles Advance to Semifinals

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You could tell in the final two innings that Dawson head coach David McCorkle was getting really antsy after his girls had built a solid 10-4 lead over the Ridge Point Lady Panthers. Trailing 4-1 entering the top of the fourth, the Lady Eagles batted around and scored seven runs …

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Oilers Eliminate Elkins in Playoffs

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When Pearland lost the first game of the best-of-three series to Elkins, head coach Anthony Scalise muttered to himself at the closing inning, “You can’t beat someone when you make errors and mistakes.” Pearland made three errors and allowed Elkins to score eight runs on only seven hits including a …

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Armored Car Heist Suspects Still at Large

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Pearland Police continue to follow up leads on an armored car robbery at Walmart on North Main St. According to reports, one of the Loomis armored transport company guards was robbed while returning to the vehicle. One suspect, armed with a handgun, approached the guard and forced him to the …