Alvin stadium to hold Relay for Life event

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The Annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life will take place Saturday, June 1 from 4 to 11 p.m. at Alvin ISD Memorial Stadium on the campus of Alvin High School. The annual event funds groundbreaking cancer research, supports education and risk reduction efforts and provides free …

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Lions Club to host Hunter’s Night Out

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Hunter’s Night Out is set for Saturday, May 18 at Bass Pro Shop at SH 288 and the Beltway in Pearland. Hosted by the Manvel-Iowa Colony Lions Club, the annual 130 gun fundraiser will have doors open at 5 p.m. Activities include gun drawings, barbecue, an auction, …

AISD incumbents re-elected

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By KAROLYN GEPHART In the May 4 election for two positions on the Alvin ISD School Board, both incumbents were re-elected. Tiffany Wennerstrom received 63.81 percent of the votes with 1361 votes. Her opponent, Paul Needham, received 41.63 percent and 772 votes. Wennerstrom is in Trustee Position 4. Nicole Tonini …

All propositions pass in May 4 election

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By KAROLYN GEPHART All Bond Propositions passed as reported in the unofficial election results from the May 4 election in the City of Pearland. Proposition A for $28,498,000 for drainage improvements and facilities passed 74.2  percent with 4,302 votes over 1,496 (25.8 percent) against. Proposition B for $34,816,000 for street …

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ArtWalk to offer variety of events

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Spring ArtWalk in the Old Townsite will be Friday, May 3 from 4 to 9 p.m. in historic Oldtown Pearland. The event is a fundraiser for the restoration of the Pearland Depot into a museum. The event is hosted by the Pearland Alliance for Arts and Culture …

Vote May 4 for council, bond, ISD

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Election Day is May 4 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pearland voters will vote for three positions for city council. In Position 1, Jimi Amos, Derrell Isenberg and Luke Orlando are the three candidates. Sheila Pope and J. David Little are running for Position 5. Trent …

Chamber to host 15th Classic Car & Bike Show

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The 15th Annual Friendswood Classic Car and Bike Show will be Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Stevenson Park in Friendswood. Sponsored by the Friendswood Chamber of Commerce, the popular event attracts all ages and features vintage vehicles. Along with classic cars and …

Vote May 4 for council positions

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Election Day is May 4 with voting locations being open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friendswood voters will vote for two positions in city council. Robert J. Griffon is running unopposed for Council Position 4 with a term ending May 2022. Griffon was elected to serve …

Vote May 4 for AISD positions

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Election day is May 4 and voting locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Manvel voters will have two positions on the May 4 election ballot for Alvin ISD trustees. The voters as listed on the ballot include the following candidates: Paul Needham and …

Pocket Pear sponsorships open

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Sponsorships are available now for the 11th Annual Pocket Pear Texas Hold’em and Casino Night from 6 to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 8 at the Pearland Lions Club. The annual event raises funds for the Joe Miller Environmental Scholarship Fund and Keep Pearland Beautiful programs and …