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Manvel welcomes two new people, one truck

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Manvel is welcoming two new employees. The new City of Manvel Network Administrator is Garrett Lincecum. Lincecum worked at NASA for close to four years as an Enterprise Systems Administrator. He also worked at Columbia-Brazoria ISD for three years. He studied at Brazosport College and Western Governors …

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Donations continue after benefit for Remy

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By Karolyn Gephart A benefit was held June 3 for Remy Koks, a Friendswood child who has been diagnosed with Stage IV cancer. A Picnic in the Park at Stevenson Park was held with barbecue, bouncv houses and silent auctions to earn money to support the Koks family during their …

LEGALS FOR 6-6-18 PUBLICATION

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NOTICE OF HEARING This serves as formal notice of a hearing to address in an open court the code violations located at 3404 Dixie Farm Road, Pearland, Texas 77581, Brazoria CAD Property ID: 218956 and formally recognized as Jenkins (A0070 W D C Hall)(Pearland), Lot 15A1. [Please note: this property …

Norma Shirley Olson Brown

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Norma Shirley Olson Brown, 88, formerly of Deer Park and Moscow, TX passed away on Friday, June 1, 2018. Norma was born on October 11, 1929 in Chicago, IL to parents Fred and Elisa (Wildros) Olson. Norma grew up in Chicago, IL, Pacific Palisades, CA, and in Reeseville, WI. On …

William Ross Christopher

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William “Bill” Ross Christopher, 90, passed away on May 28, 2018 surrounded by his family. Bill was born in St. Louis, MO on December 23, 1927 to parents Chester and Sallie (Swafford) Christopher. Bill went to school and work on his grandfather’s family farm. After graduation, Bill enlisted in the …

Clyde Andrew Pittser

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On May 31, 2018, beloved husband, father and grandfather, Clyde Andrew Pittser was ushered into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at the age 87. Clyde is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Alberta Luthy Pittser, of Friendswood,Texas; sister Juanita Watkins of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; …

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Marker showcases first business

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By KAROLYN GEPHART A new recorded Texas Historic Landmark has been placed by one of the four oak trees on the lot formerly owned by Albritton Soil Yard and now the site of new construction by builder/developer Louis Tannos. The marker recognizes and honors the first business in Friendswood in …

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Cory Benavidas named new Friendswood head baseball coach

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS Former Friendswood athletic standout Cory Benavidas was named as the new Friendswood head baseball coach after former coach Steve Hecker resigned earlier last month. Benavidas is a 2006 FHS graduate where he was an exciting football and baseball player in his own right. And now he …

ACC, UH-CL Pearland to partner for classes

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Alvin Community College and UH-CL Pearland campus are working together to help area students. A partnership between ACC and the University of Houston-Clear Lake will offer classes for freshmen and sophomores at the Pearland site. Classes include algebra, English composition, history and psychology. The cooperative plan will …