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Classic Car & Bike Show

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The 15th Annual Friendswood Classic Car & Bike Show will take place Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Stevenson Park on the concrete slab at 1000 S. Friendswood Drive. Food trucks will be available at the event. Admission is free.

Friendswood recognized as storm ready

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The City of Friendswood is storm ready according to Mayor Mike Foreman. The mayor has created a new video under “Mayor Mike’s Minute,” to share information on how the city is ready. The National Weather Service (NWS) has recognized the City of Friendswood as “StormReady.” The renewal …

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Seven receive 2019 Environmental Scholarships

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Seven Pearland students are recipients of $20,000 in scholarships to high school seniors through the Joe Miller Environmental Scholarship Fund. This year’s winners of the Joe Miller Environmental Scholarship Fund are Saami Baig, Anyssa Castorina, Vanshika Jhonsa, Eric Li, Delores VanHoose, Divjot Walia, and Helen Wang. Keep …

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Pearland’s Casey Russell to play at the PGA Championship

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS For the avid golfer, playing in a PGA event would be a dream come true, though most part-time golfers don’t have the skill to compete against the best golfers in the world. But in the case of Pearland’s Casey Russell, PGA Pro at Golfcrest Country Club, …

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Lions Club to host Hunter’s Night Out

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Hunter’s Night Out is set for Saturday, May 18 at Bass Pro Shop at SH288 and the Beltway in Pearland. Hosted by the Manvel-Iowa Colony Lions Club, the annual 130 gun fundraiser will have doors open at 5 p.m. Activities include gun drawings, barbecue, an auction, and …

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Manvel Postmaster to retire May 31

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The Manvel Postmaster is retiring May 31. Landa Harris became Manvel Postmaster in 2002 and she has had a front row seat to see Manvel grow. “When I came to Manvel, it was only 30 percent populated,” Harris said. “What a difference it makes to a post …

Legals for 5-15-19 Publication

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PUBLIC NOTICE OF TEST OF AUTOMATIC TABULATING EQUIPMENT Notice is hereby given that the automatic tabulating equipment that will be used for the Joint Local Election, to be held on June 8, 2019, will be tested on May 20, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. at the Brazoria County East Annex, 1524 …

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Youth invited to fish at Centennial Park

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The Youth Fishing Derby will be held Saturday, May 11 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at Centennial Park pond in Friendswood, pending inclement weather. More than 600 pounds of adult catfish will be stocked in the park pond for youth to catch. Awards will be presented to …

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Art in Park calls for artists for 10th event

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The calling for artists has begun for the 10th Annual Friendswood Art in the Park Festival held in Stevenson Park in November. Applications will be accepted until June 30. Artists who specialize in ceramics, digital art, drawing, fiber, glass, graphic and printmaking, jewelry, metalwork, mixed media, painting, …

Friendswood reports unofficial election results

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Unofficial election results have been posted in the City of Friendswood for the May 4 election. For Council Position 4, incumbent Robert Griffon ran unopposed and received 1,500 votes. For Council Position 6, Brent Erenwert received 978 votes and incumbent Carl Gustafson received 760 votes. The official …