Roads high on list for added sales tax

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Considering an essentially painless way to generate more revenue, city leaders continue talks of raising the local sales tax by a half cent. Revisiting the topic Jan. 5, the council seemed to agree that road maintenance and repair is among the best uses. “Nobody likes the subject of taxes,” Mayor …

Cline shift to alleviate over-crowding

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A group of at least 93 Cline Elementary students will be attending Windsong next fall, the school board decided Monday. The Friendswood ISD Board of Trustees on Monday agreed to one of two options recommended, which rezones a small group of third-graders to Windsong in the fall of 2015-16 to …

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Thomas “Butch” Davis Key

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Lt. Colonel Thomas “Butch” Davis Key, 72, passed away Monday, January 5, 2015. He is preceded in death by his parents, Davis and Billee Key; and brother, John Henry Key, sister in-law Charlene. Butch is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Ginny Key, his two sons, Tom Key …

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Rosalio “Leo” Espinoso Cantu

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Rosalio “Leo” Espinoso Cantu, 81, passed away Thursday, January 1, 2015. He is preceded in death by his parents, Pablo and Juanita Cantu; daughter, Raquel Cantu; brothers, Manuel, Clemente, Gabriel Cantu; sisters, Pauline Morales, Mercedes Cantu, Nicholasa Jimenez, Jackie Sustaita, Mary Medron; and granddaughter, Emily Rae Cantu. Leo is survived …

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Eugenia Bell Arcangeli

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Eugenia Bell Arcangeli (Jean) was born in Blanchard, Oklahoma to William and Annie Williams on December 24, 1922. After a fall, she passed away on January 6, 2015, surrounded by her family in Houston, Texas. While in high school in Maxwell, New Mexico, Jean was captain of the basketball team, …

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Manvel High School Release Balloons To Honor The Lives Of Three Students

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Hundreds of purple, blue and black balloons dotted the sky over the football field at Manvel High School on Friday, January 9, a tribute to three students who passed away on Wednesday, January 7 after a fatal car accident located on County Road 89 and County Road 100. Under grey …

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Fire Chief Vance Riley Announces New Battalion Chief at Pinning Ceremony

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Sunday (January 4th) was a special day for Lt. Samuel “Jack ” Helton who was promoted to Battalion Chief during a pinning ceremony. Firefighters , family members, friends, city officials including City Council Members Keith Ordeneaux and Tony Carbone attended the event at Pearland Fire Station number 4. Fire Chief …

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Pearland Medical Center to be unveiled Jan. 9

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Pearland Medical Center, an HCA affiliated hospital, will mark its entry into the community with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on January 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Pearland Medical Center, the first hospital in Pearland, is slated to open in late January and will bring expanded healthcare access to Pearland …

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Pearland ISD honors school board

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This January, Pearland Independent School District proudly honors seven individuals who take a stand for students year-round. During School Board Recognition Month, Pearland ISD recognizes its board members for their commitment and outstanding service. Collectively, the district’s trustees claim about 35 years of board service: – Rusty DeBorde, President – …

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CapRock Oil Tools gives gift to Forgotten Angels

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CapRock Oil Tools, a manufacturer of specialized oil-rig drill bits, provided a year-end gift of over $40,000 to Forgotten Angels to help with the care of individuals with special needs. Glenn Gault, president of CapRock, explained that in the process of manufacturing their product, there is always some scrap left …