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Church Joins Shoebox Effort

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A local church is joining the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind this season. Friendswood United Methodist Church, 110 N. Friendswood Dr., will serve as one of 4,000 nationwide collection points during Operation Christmas Child’s Collection Week Nov. 17-24. The church is led by Senior Pastor Jim Bass. Volunteers …

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Astronaut Introduces Children’s Book

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An astronaut, educator and author will discuss his new children’s book and visit with Friendswood residents this Saturday at the public library. Retired U.S. Air Force Officer Jerry Ross is a veteran of seven U.S. Space Shuttle missions, holding the individual world record for the most missions flown. He is …

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Crooks Target Day Care Lots

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Parents dropping off and picking up children are the latest targets of thieves in Friendswood, where police say car burglaries are happening in day care center parking lots when parents are inside for only minutes. “These suspects are bold,” the Friendswood Police Department states in a release. “They will commit …

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Voter Registration Ends Soon

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Are you fulfilling your civic duty and voting? Whether a Constitutional, primary, general or local election, voting is both a right and a duty and, with the November mid-term election right around the corner, you have until October 6th to either register or update your address information with the Voter …

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PISD Students Showcase their Talents

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From the arena to the kitchen, Pearland Independent School District students showcased their diverse talents Sept. 18-20 at the Livestock Show & Career Expo, bringing in the highest auction total yet. During the third annual expo, students not only exhibited livestock but also displayed art and prepared culinary items for …

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Strickland Sponsors Dawson-Pearland Bowl

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The time has arrived as the Dawson Eagles (4-1) and the Pearland Oilers (5-0) prepare to play one another on Friday, October 3 at The Rig at 7:00 p.m. The stage is set as both teams enter the contest with 3-0 marks in District 22-6A. On paper, the game looks …

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NRJH Symphonic Band Wins National Contest

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Members of the Nolan Ryan Junior High Symphonic Band I, led by Josh Mooney, were recently selected as national winners in the Mark of Excellence / National Wind Band Honors recorded music contest. The Mark of Excellence recorded music contest offers bands, choirs, and orchestras the unprecedented opportunity to earn …

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22 FHS Students Commended

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At Friendswood High School, 22 seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal to these scholastically talented seniors. FHS’ commended students consist of …

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High School Aerospace Scholars

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Representative Ed Thompson is pleased to announce the launch of the 2014-2015 High School Aerospace Scholars (HAS) project. HAS enables selected Texas high school juniors to explore new frontiers and become a part of NASA’s plan for space exploration. Students selected for the program will apply their math and science …

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Barber Shop Makeover

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After nearly 18 years the Manvel Barber Shop on Hwy 6 and Russel will see a new look. Shop founder Steve Moore passed away in August and his longtime friend and business partner John Cox recently bought the business from Moore’s widow and assumed the lease. Cox said the place …