Call for artists begins for Fall Art in Park

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Call for artists has begun for Art in the Park. The deadline is Sept. 1. Art in the Park, the largest art festival in the Clear Lake Area will take place Nov. 18-19 in Friendswood. The annual event is presented by Friendswood Fine Arts Nonprofit. Eligible media …

FISD asks businesses to become Friends

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The community is invited to show their support for Friendswood ISD employees by being part of Friends of Friendswood ISD. Being involved in the new FISD Friends program for 2017-2018 would allow the business to be identified on the FISD website and have their own website linked. …

Proposed budget drops tax rate by 2.6 cents

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By KAROLYN GEPHART City of Friendswood’s Katina Hampton presented the Fiscal Year 2018 Proposed Budget at the Aug. 7 meeting of the Friendswood City Council. The FY18 Proposed Budget contains more than $56 million in revenues and expenditures. The proposed tax rate as presented was .5200, a decrease of almost …

FDFA presents Carousel Project to Council

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The Carousel Project was introduced and presented to Friendswood City Council Aug. 7 at the workshop portion of the regular meeting. Friendswood of Downtown Friendswood (FDFA) President Brett Banfield introduced the project and was followed by KPB Chair Sherry Goen, FDFA board member Lorrie Foreman and former …

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Shelter dog cast in ‘Annie’

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Stars of the stage can be “discovered” at a variety of places. In Friendswood, an up and coming new actress was found at the Friendswood Animal Facility. Her name is Felicity, but for her stage appearance, call her Sandy. Ironically, this young mixed breed canine orphan will …

Texan Bank hosts supply drive

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By KAROLYN GEPHART A School Supplies Drive is underway by Texan Bank for Kidz Harbor, a group foster home in Liverpool. Collections are being taken in a dual drive with drop off sites at the four area Texan Banks. Supplies are needed by Aug. 10 or Sept. 29. Supplies include …

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FHS mascots, cheerleaders named All American

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Both the Friendswood High School mascots and 21 cheerleaders competed and were named All American by the National Cheerleading Association (NCA) this summer. The four students who serve as Mighty, the FHS mascot competed at the NCA Mascot Camp at Moody Gardens in Galveston recently. All four …

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Mayor’s Message

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It’s a new day in Manvel, Texas. Congratulations: Aug. 17 is the first day of school for Alvin ISD. We salute all the administrators, teachers, coaches, students and parents for their dedication to the education of our youth and we look forward to the school year ahead. Local sports prognosticators …

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ tickets on sale

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By KAROLYN GEPHART “Fiddler on the Roof” tickets are now on sale for the production by Home Grown Theatre of Pearland. The musical will run Aug. 10-13 at Alvin Community College Theatre at 3110 Mustang Road in Alvin. Curtain will be 7:30 p.m. Aug. 10-12 and 2:30 p.m. matinee performance …