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Rotary Funds Park Addition

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Rotary Club of Friendswood donated ten thousand dollars to the City of Friendswood to help construct a pavilion near the Splash Pad in Stevenson Park. The Rotary Club raises it’s charity funds by holding fundraisers throughout the year supported by the Rotary members and the community of Friendswood.

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City Manager Promotes from Within

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Today, City Manager Clay Pearson announced the appointment of Jon Branson as Deputy City Manager, Trent Epperson as Assistant City Manager and Matt Buchanan as Executive Manager of Development Services and PEDC President. All three are seasoned City staff members taking on expanded duties. Branson will have direct team leadership …

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Dolores Marie Carle Lacy

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Dolores Marie Carle Lacy, 83, of Alvin, TX passed away on Monday, July 28, 2014. She was born on March 11, 1931 to Alfred J. Carle and Sophia M. Walter in San Antonio, TX. Dolores was a Registered Nurse and worked as an operating room nurse and school nurse for …

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Mary Ann Maler Kalil

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Mary Ann Maler Kalil, 92, of Friendswood, TX passed away on Saturday, August 02, 2014. She was born on August 21, 1921 to Louis Maler and Louise Mlcak Maler in Frydek, TX. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, playing games with her family and friends. Mary Ann enjoyed taking trips to Las …

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Loraine Southall Nealey

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Loraine Southall Nealey went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 2, 2014. She was born on March 20, 1933 to Mr. Isham Southall and Eliza Sampson in El Maton, Texas. She was raised by her grandparents, Jack and Lucy Harrison, and largely influenced by her aunt, Pearl …

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Friendswood Among Best Cities to Raise a Family

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A news and entertainment website this month ranked Friendswood as 7th in a 10 Best Cities in America to Raise a Family listing. ZoomTens, a New Jersey-based website founded in June 2014, doesn’t specify ranking criteria, but cites factors such as a low crime rate, household income and schools for …

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Board Appoints Interim Superintendent

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The Board of Trustees of the Alvin Independent School District (AISD) authorized the appointment of Tommy King to serve as the district’s interim superintendent while the process moves forward to secure a permanent replacement for Dr. Fred Brent who resigned last month to accept the superintendent position with the Georgetown …

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Disc Golf Course Closer to Reality

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Friendswood received the groundwork for a new 9-hole disc golf course which will open soon, thanks to an Eagle Scout work day Saturday. Project leader Cooper Dixon led the work day at 1776 Park, clearing and removing debris from future fairways and trails. The project was coordinated through the city’s …

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Ollie D. Nedbalek

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Ollie D. Nedbalek, 92, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. She is preceded in death by her parents, V.L. and Louise Kopecky; her husband, Emil “Ned” Nedbalek; two brothers and two sisters. Ollie is survived by her sons, David and Ronald Nedbalek; daughter Carolyn Kirkley and husband, Dave; grandchildren, …

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Grace Marie James Shrum

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Grace Marie James Shrum, 89, passed away on Friday, July 11, 2014 in Houston, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents, William James and Mary Ann Lockwood James; husbands, Louis Lasher, Blake Shipp and Jack Shrum; brothers, George and Joe James; and daughter, Linda Katherine. Grace is survived …