View Post

The Budding Gardener

In Friendswood, Galveston County, Uncategorized by Reporter NewsLeave a Comment

PLANT WHAT YOU LIKE By Michelle Thompson Some beginning gardeners ask what they should plant in their edible garden.  The best answer is, plant what you like to eat.  If you’re going to spend time tending a garden it should be for something you relish eating. Plan for what you …

View Post

Faith Matters

In Lifestyle, Opinion, Uncategorized by Reporter NewsLeave a Comment

By REV. DR. BRIAN GIGEE “WHEN EMPATHY LEADS TO COMPASSION” “Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness.  When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, …

View Post

Faith Matters

In Lifestyle, Opinion, Uncategorized by Reporter NewsLeave a Comment

By REV. DR. BRIAN GIGEE “2020 VISION – sort of!”  “Look among the nations! Observe! Be astonished! Wonder! Because I am doing something in your days–you would not believe if you were told.”     – Habakkuk 1:5 I’m reminded that a lot of people have been reading this column these past …

View Post

Faith Matters

In Lifestyle, Uncategorized by Reporter NewsLeave a Comment

By REV. DR. BRIAN GIGEE “ON RECONCILIATION” “Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.” – Hebrews 12:14 Some people are better at reconciling their check books and online statements than they are at managing the important …

Faith Matters

In Lifestyle, Uncategorized by Reporter NewsLeave a Comment

By Rev. Dr. Brian Gigee “DREAMING OF A W-I-D-E CHRISTMAS” Doing a bit of research here.  It’s Christmastime!  Bethlehem is on a very similar longitude as the Houston metro area.  Go ahead.  Put your finger on the globe and take it for a short spin.  Pretty close.  We know what …

Faith Matters

In Uncategorized by Reporter NewsLeave a Comment

A CHRISTMAS WISH By Rev. Dr. Brian Gigee I’m really hard to shop for.  Ask my wife. Especially at Christmastime.  My children know the script by heart.  “Dad, what do you want for Christmas?” they ask. And before I get the chance to tell them they interrupt with the clarifier… …

Faith Matters

In Uncategorized by Reporter NewsLeave a Comment

“SACRED SPACE” By Rev. Dr. Brian Gigee Everyone has at least one sacred place to go.  It may change over time, but we all have one…  From the time we are little to our ending years each of us has a place to get away from it all, to re-charge …

View Post

City center plan a work in progress

In Manvel, Uncategorized by Reporter NewsLeave a Comment

By Nicole Jones Manvel City leaders are looking at a wide variety of options for developing what will eventually be the City Center Complex east of Highway 288.  The 150 acres that will eventually be home with city facilities is located near the Del Bello Lakes community currently under development. …

FAITH MATTERS

In Lifestyle, Uncategorized by Reporter NewsLeave a Comment

By Rev. Dr. Brian Gigee “Thank You For Your Service” Chuck Hoover was the paper boy in my neighborhood growing up.  I doubt anyone in Pearland has a clue who he is. My mother looked forward to him coming to the house on ‘collection day.’  Forty cents a week. Five …

Election day for Council, ISD positions May 5

In Uncategorized by Reporter NewsLeave a Comment

By KAROLYN GEPHART Election Day for the general city election is May 5. Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pearland candidates are running for City Council and Pearland ISD positions In Council, candidates for Position 4 include Adrian Hernandez, business owner; Dalia Kasseb, pharmacist and business owner; …