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FISD, city remember Walter Wilson

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Friendswood ISD grieves the loss of a pillar of the FISD family, Walter Wilson, who passed away on March 11. During his 36 years of service in FISD, Wilson served in many roles, but perhaps the role he was best known for was being a friend to all. When Wilson …

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Sponsors, volunteers, performers needed for Clean & Green

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Sponsors, volunteers and performers are needed for the 4th Annual Pearland Clean & Green event on April 6, at the Pearland Town Center. This is the city’s biggest grassroots clean up activity. The popular Spring event is hosted by Keep Pearland Beautiful, in partnership with Shadow Creek …

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Pearland ISD EF has a radiant night for education

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By KAROLYN GEPHART A radiant night for education in Pearland schools was held March 2 at The Citadel on Kirby. It was the Illuminate gala by the Pearland ISD Education Foundation. The night was sponsored by Bayway Lincoln and Chevrolet. This was the fourth gala by the foundation and the …

School board discusses delivery of eight projects

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By KAROLYN GEPHART A discussion of project delivery plans for eight additional bond projects was held at the Pearland ISD Board meeting March 5. At the Feb. 12 meeting, the PISD board approved the eight projects for implementation with unused bond funds. Bond and maintenance staffs developed a project delivery …

Council approves new route for first half marathon

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The upcoming Pearland Half Marathon was part of the consent agenda at the March 4 meeting of the Pearland City Council. The inaugural event is planned for March 24 starting at Pearland High School. After a denial from Brazoria County regarding closure of a part of the …

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Eight Country performers to be at Music Festival

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Eight great Country performers will be at the Alvin Music Festival March 22-23 in Briscoe Park in Alvin. The event is sponsored by the Alvin Sunrise Rotary Foundation. On Friday, March 22 performers will include Spazmatics, Bag of Donuts, and The Lost Shaker of Salt band. Headliner …

Manvel Council cancels election

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Manvel City Council members cancelled their May 4 general election and declared the two incumbents running unopposed to be elected by acclamation. This took place at a city council special called meeting Feb. 27 at City Hall. Incumbents for office include Daniel William Davis Jr. in Council …

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2nd Annual Indian Culture Fest at Pearland March 23

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The second annual Puranava INDIA Culture Fest with a highlight Chariot Parade will be held at the Pearland Town Center Pavilion on Saturday, March 23 from 4 – 8 p.m. This is a free event and is supported by a City of Pearland Cultural Arts Grant program from the City …

Sponsors, donors needed for Hope Luau

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Sponsors, auction donors and committee members are needed for the upcoming Hope Lounge Luau planned for April 27 at Hope Village in Friendswood. The annual event is sponsored by Hope Village and Ron Carter Cadillac and will feature the music of Kelly McGuire. Tickets are $125 and …

FISD honors staff, students

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Six staff members were recognized and honored for Making a Difference at the March 4 meeting of Friendswood ISD. Isabel Rexroad and Laurie Montesinos were honored from Westwood Elementary. Rexroad is an inclusion aide and is in her first year in the district. Montesinos teaches kindergarten and …