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Dr. Myrlene Kennedy, 1936-2014

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It is with great sadness that Friendswood ISD brings news that Dr. Myrlene Kennedy passed away January 12,2014 after a brief illness. “Dr K,” as she was affectionately called, has worked for FISD for more than 50 years and has impacted thousands during that time. She has served as teacher, …

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Plan Proposed for WaterLights Site

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Another “urban development” project may be in the works on the site of Pearland’s defunct WaterLights District. The 48 acres located off State Highway 288 was once the home of Houston sculptor David Adickes’ presidential busts, and a positive topic of conversation among locals before the economic meltdown of 2007 …

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Kripa Anju Eapen

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Kripa Anju Eapen, 21, was called to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 29, 2013. She is survived by her Eapen and Susan Kurian; brother, Praise Eapen; and a host of many other family and friends. Kripa was a sincere and devoted Christian that belonged to IPC Hebron. She …

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Pearland ISD Trustees Take a Bow

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As our community welcomes a new year, Pearland Independent School District recognizes its trustees for their year-round commitment to students. January is School Board Recognition Month in Texas — honoring the commitment of more than 7,300 publicly-elected officials who serve approximately 5 million public school students. Pearland ISD thanks its …

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Pearland Oilers Basketball

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Head Coach Steve Buckelew – District 22-5A Pearland is 16-5 overall on the season and 3-0 in district action. The Oilers recently won the Alvin Noon Lions Club Holiday Classic Tournament beating district rival Manvel 56-53 in a very close game. As a team, Pearland is averaging 46.3 points per …

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Pearland Lady Oilers Basketball

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Head Coach Donna Vacek – District 22-5A Pearland is 18-5 overall on the season and 4-0 in district action. As a team, Pearland is averaging 56.2 points per game while shooting 40 percent. The Oilers average per game 28.6 rebounds, 13.2 assists, 15.1 steals, and 5.6 blocks. To date, Sr. …

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Dawson Eagles Basketball

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Head Coach Mark Barre – District 24-4A Dawson is 14-7 overall on the season and 1-1 in district action and are the defending 24-4A champions from a year ago. Dawson is led by Jr. Jordan Lewis who is scoring at a 16.7 clip followed by Sr. Trey Sumpter (16.3), Soph. …

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Carleston Elementary Receives Grant for Instruments

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The halls are alive with the sound of music at Carleston Elementary thanks to a Texas Music Educators Association grant. Carleston recently received a $760 TMEA grant to expand music education for its nearly 800 students. The grant purchased egg shakers, sleigh bells, melodicas, an autoharp and more. “These high-quality …

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Christmas Tree Recycling

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Keep Pearland Beautiful has recycled over 235 Christmas trees, to date, thanks to Pearland residents who have dropped off their Christmas trees at the Stella Roberts Recycling Center. The trees will be used for the Brazoria County Dunes Project, which will take place on Saturday January 25, 2014 from 9AM …

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Dawson Lady Eagles

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Head Coach Isabel Gomez – District 24-4A Dawson is 11-9 overall on the season and 4-1 in district action. The Lady Eagles average 45.7 points per game while shooting 32 percent from the field. They average 27.1 rebounds, 7.5 assists, 11.9 steals, and 1.2 blocks per contest. Dawson is a …