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Pearland Backing the Badge

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This past Saturday, July 23, the Pearland Elks Lodge and the Pearland VFW Post partnered together to host the Backing the Badge event for the Pearland Police officers and their families. The event also hosted many of our local city officials including Mayor Tom Reid who delivered a heartwarming speech …

Pearland East LL captures 2016 state championship

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By DAVID DAVIS For the fourth consecutive year, a Pearland Little League 12-year-old team has won the state title. Pearland has actually won the Little League state championship six out of the past seven years.     Lufkin won the title in 2012 while Pearland was been crowned in 2010, 2011, …

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Pearland’s American Force wins USSSA Baseball World Series Title

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Take me out to the ball game, buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jacks…Well it wasn’t all peanuts and Cracker Jacks for the American Force, a 6U select baseball team from Pearland – it was all business! The Force took to the road with 11 players and headed North to Dallas/Fort Worth in search of …

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Pearland East advances to Texas East state finals

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS The Pearland East All-Stars 12-year-olds won the Section 3 championship with a sensational come-from-behind 14-10 victory over a shocked Bellaire team. The victory sent the Pearlanders to the Texas East state finals in Tyler.     In the game against Bellaire, Pearland jumped out to a 4-0 …

Youngsters can take a quantum leap with Pearland Realtor

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On Saturday July, 16 Chase Sloan of The Chasing Real Estate at Keller Williams Houston Preferred is bringing QL: A World Changers mindset to young adults in the Pearland and Greater Houston area. Sloan states, “Our mission is to provide learning experiences for our youth that inspire big thinking, model …

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Pearland Health & Safety Fair

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A Health and Safety Fair was held Saturday, July 9 from 9 a.m. to noon in Pearland. Participants included the Pearland Police Department, Pearland Fire Department, Costco, Coppinger YMCA, Silver Creek Dental, and Memorial Hermann Pearland. Information and demonstrations such as car seat checks, crime prevention tips, fire truck and …

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Pearland HS cheerleaders receive several honors

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The Pearland cheerleaders went to UCA (Universal Cheerleaders Association) camp from June 7 – June 10 at Texas A&M University. At camp, teams are evaluated daily and compete in camp championships at the end of the week. The Pearland JV received first in sideline, first in cheer, first in Xtreme …

PISD Board member killed in tragic truck accident

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By Karolyn Gephart Virgil F. Gant, the longest-serving current member of the Pearland ISD Board of Trustees, died Sunday, June 26, as the result of a truck accident 14 miles outside of Ozona, Texas. Gant, 68, was forced off the road around 9:30 am in his 2008 Ford F250 truck by …

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Officer Endy Ekpanya – a ‘Man of Value’

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By Karolyn Gephart Memorial services were held Tuesday, June 21, for fallen Pearland Police Officer Endy Ekpanya, 30, who died in the line of duty June 12. Family, friends, and the community of Pearland were joined by law enforcement officers from around the state to remember Ekpanya at services at …

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Pearland mourns loss of rookie officer

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The City of Pearland, the Pearland Police Department, and the Pearland community are mourning the loss of a rookie patrol officer who died in the line of service June 12, 2016. The officer, Endy Ekpanya, 30, was on a non-emergency call at 3:15 am in Pearland when …