Opry on Square sets four dates for 2018

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Dates have been set for the 2018 Pearland Opry on the Square held at Pearland Town Center at 11200 Broadway in Pearland. This year’s theme is “Country Now & Then.” The first event will take place April 28 from 7 – 9 p.m. The other dates are …

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Drug disposal offered in Pearland, Alvin

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By KAROLYN GEPHART National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will be part of Pearland this year. Take Back One RX Drug at a Time event will be Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Pearland and Alvin. Drop off locations will be at Stella Roberts Recycling Center …

YEC applications open for high school students

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Applications are being accepted for the 2018-2019 Youth Environmental Council. Applicants must be entering their sophomore, junior or senior year of high school from one of the four Pearland area high schools. YEC members will work with Keep Pearland Beautiful staff to prepare and lead presentations for …

Stevens hosts Meet the Candidates

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By KAROLYN GEPHART A Meet the Candidates event will be held Thursday, April 19 at 6 p.m. at County Line Event Center in Pearland. The event is hosted by Buck Stevens. Stevens and friends invite the community to meet Sean Murphy for Pearland ISD Position 4, Crystal Carbone for PISD …

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Protest Class Date Corrections!

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Dates for the annual Effectively Protest Your Property Value were changed as a result of new deadlines defined by the Legislature. Please update your calendar today to reflect the dates listed below. All classes begin at 6:00 p.m. Registration is not required. May 1 – Effectively Protest Your Property Value …

Early voting begins April 23

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Early voting starts April 23 for the General Special Election in Friendswood. If necessary, a runoff election will be held on Saturday, June 9 for the purpose of electing a Friendswood Mayor, City Council Member Position Numbers 1, and 3, and an unexpired term for Position No. …

Meet the Candidates at Windsong campus

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Meet the Candidates Election Forum is Tuesday, April 10 from 7 – 9 p.m. at Windsong Intermediate School Cafeteria at 2100 W. Parkwood (FM 528).The event is sponsored by the Friendswood Chamber of Commerce. The public is invited. This is a non-partisan forum and the Friendswood Chamber …

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Pearadox qualifies for FIRST World Championship

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They may have been far from home, but that did not stop FIRST Robotics Team 5414 Pearadox from dominating at the Colorado Regional in Denver, CO. Out of 52 teams, Pearadox impressed judges and the competition in both technical and non-technical aspects. They brought home the Entrepreneurship Award, recognizing excellence …

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Pearland PD, Parks Dept. to host Bike Rodeo

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By KAROLYN GEPHART This year’s Bike Rodeo is planned for Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pearland Recreation Center & Natatorium, 4141 Bailey Rd. This is a free event for children and teens to age 15. The event is aimed at promoting, sharing and educating today’s …

DHS Culinary team wins state, advances to Nationals

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Glenda Dawson High School won the Texas ProStart restaurant management state championship. The team will now advance to Rhode Island to compete at the National ProStart Invitational. DHS competed as one of 12 restaurant management team finalists gathered in San Antonio at St. Philip’s College for the …