Pomona listed in hottest Houston housing

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Pomona, the Manvel subdivision at 4714 Croix Parkway, was part of housing news recently. Pomona was featured in the State Housing News in an article discussing the rising Houston area market. A photo of the Pomona area was used as an example of one of the hottest …

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Council discusses future city facilities

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The Manvel City Council met Monday, Nov. 5, at City Hall at 20025 Highway 6. A workshop was held for council member where they discussed with PGAL representatives the development of city facilities. PGAL is an international design firm specializing in architecture, interiors, engineering, and planning for …

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Lions Club Turkey Shoot

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The 68th Anniversary Turkey Shoot Sporting Clays Festival was held Oct. 20-21, at 3301 Industrial Drive in Pearland. The annual event was sponsored by the Pearland Lions Club and money earned helps fund the many Lions’ programs. The two day event offered activities for the whole family. Sporting clays and …

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Registration open for Winter Games of Texas

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The Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF) Winter Games of Texas return to Pearland for the second year on Jan. 18-20, 2019. Sanctioned by TAAF, the 3-day event is a sports festival created for Texas amateur athletes of all ages and skill levels patterned after the Olympic Games. Amateur athletes are …

Pearland to honor Veterans Nov. 3

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The 10th Annual Honoring Our Veterans event by VFW Post 7109 Auxiliary will be Saturday, Nov. 3 at noon. VFW Post 7109 is located at 4202 W. Walnut in Pearland. Partnering with the VFW will be AT&T Pioneer Volunteers and Stefano’s Pizzeria. Congressman Randy Weber will be …

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Pearland wins 3rd in Houston Cities Water Challenge

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The City of Pearland won third place in the 2018 Houston Cities H20 Challenge held recently by the Galveston Bay Foundation. First place was awarded to the City of Houston with the City of Galveston in second place. Pearland Assistand City Engineer Quang Nguyen accepted the award along with the …

Alvin-Manvel Chamber posts November events

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By KAROLYN GEPHART A variety of activities are planned for November by the Alvin-Manvel Chamber of Commerce. A Youth Roundtable is set for 9 to 10 a.m. at the chamber office at 105 W. Willis St in Alvin Thursday, Nov. 1. The regular Toastmasters meetings will be Tuesday, Nov. 6 …

Veterans invited to program, lunch at AHS

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Veterans in the Alvin-Manvel area are invited to Alvin High School’s Annual Veteran’s Day Program Monday, Nov. 12, from 10 to 11 a.m. The event will take place in the AHS auditorium. Special Guest will be Gunnery Sergeant Stacie Crowther. Gunnery Sergeant Crowther is the US Marine …

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Headlines met hemlines at Manvel High School

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On Oct. 22 at Manvel High School, headlines met hemlines. Manvel High School’s Fashion Design Class staged the school’s annual Paper Dress Designs Fashion Show. A student from each group modeled a dress made entirely out of newspaper. The students started by sketching some designs and then did fabric draping. …

Manvel Council amends 2019 budget

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Manvel City Council met Oct. 29, for its regularly scheduled meeting at City Hall at 20025 Highway 6 in Manvel. The council amended the City Fiscal Year 2019 budget ending on Sept. 30, 2019 by amending the capital project fund budget to account for correcting various project …