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 …

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Earth Day Celebration is April 27

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The 23rd annual Earth Day Celebration will take place Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Southdown Park in Pearland. The event is free. The event is sponsored by the City of Pearland in partnership with Keep Pearland Beautiful. The annual event is an …

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15th Pear Run to benefit PPD

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Registration is underway for the 15th Annual Pear Run sponsored by the Pearland Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association (PCPAAA). This year’s event will be May 11 at the Pearland Town Center Pavilion, 11200 W. Broadway, in Pearland. Races include 10K, 5K, 5K Walk and Kids Fun Run. …

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Chalk Walk to feature sponsored artists in action

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Watch artists in action at Chalk Walk on Mother’s Day weekend, Saturday, May 11 from 8 to 2 p.m. as they create sidewalk masterpieces. The fifth annual Chalk Walk is held on the sidewalks at Captain Corner’s Shopping Center in Friendswood. Sponsors and artists can still sign …