Council tables pipeline plan

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Manvel city council tabled two important votes at the sole December council meeting. One was on the granting of a franchise to Enterprise Crude Pipeline Company on the construction of pipeline facilities through the city. Mayor Delores Martin proposed the table measure explaining that she would like to see a …

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Adopt-A-Grandparent Event Spreads Christmas Joy

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For most of the year Mary Yost is concerned with skin care and the color of a person’s lips, but Thursday, December 11, she was focused on the size of the smile. This was the third year Yost and Mary Kay consultants in the Pearland area organized the Adopt-A-Grandparent event …

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Touchdown Club Taps Pearland Player

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Pearland senior offensive tackle Willie Williams was named as one of the top 10 offensive finalists by the Touchdown Club of Houston. Williams was a Texas Sports Writers first-team Class 5A All-State selection last year and a unanimous All-District choice in 2012, 2013, 2014. Williams allowed only three sacks, had …

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Hanks Re-Elected as Decathlon President

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Trish Hanks, Superintendent of Schools in Friendswood ISD, has been elected to a third consecutive term of office as president of the Texas Academic Decathlon Board. The Decathlon is the premier academic competition for high school students in Texas. Each year the organization gives $150,000 in scholarship money to winning …

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Flashing in Friendswood

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Friendswood drivers may notice flashing yellow arrows in an increasing number of city intersections. The Texas Department of Transportation recently reviewed and adjusted the city’s intersection signals for better traffic flow. Flashing yellow arrow left-turn signals are a new standard for signals where a driver must yield to oncoming traffic …

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Christmas Spirit Rampant in Local Restaurant

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On Thursday, December 11th, an anonymous customer decided to spread a little cheer by “paying it forward” at local restaurant, Kelley’s Country Cookin’. Unsuspecting customers were greeted with a simple message on their receipt: “Paid, Merry Christmas, Pay it Forward.” Restaurant employee, Shelley Hedin was not surprised at all. “This …

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Walk for Water Makes a Big Splash

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On Sunday, December 7th, dozens of dedicated locals turned out to participate in the First Annual Walk for Water and learned just how lucky they are to get fresh water from a tap. The event, organized by local charity Brittany’s Dream and led by it’s 14 year old founder, Brittany …

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Katy Hammers Manvel 45-17

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It has been a year in the making, but the outcome was no different. The Manvel Mavericks were pounded 56-14 in 2013 by the Katy Tigers. The focus then turned to 2014 with the Manvel coaches and players said that they wanted another shot declaring that the end results would …

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Icebox-Exxon Opens for Business

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The Friendswood Chamber of Commerce welcomes Friendswood Icebox-Exxon into our “Business Networking Community” located at 1401 South Friendswood Drive, FM 518, Friendswood, 77546 Give them a call at 713-517-3554 for all your Service Station and Convenience Store needs. Pictured Chamber Chairman of the Board and Ambassador Team Member Robert Rinehart, …

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FISD Enters 6th Year of Adopt-a-Grant

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Returning for its sixth year in Friendswood ISD, the Adopt A Grant program is now open and available for purchase by individuals, businesses and community partners.’ The grants are written by Friendswood ISD teachers, principals and staff and the requests are for items and programs not able to put on …