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Oilers Take Home the Trophy

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The Pearland Oilers captured the first-ever Dawson-Pearland Bowl sponsored by Strickland Chevrolet before over 10,000 football fans. Todd Harvey (with microphone), General Sales Manager at Strickland, presents Pearland head coach Tony Heath the trophy and a $5,000 check to go toward scholarships. Pearland will get to keep the trophy for …

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Junior Master Gardeners Honored

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At the Heritage Gardeners meeting Thursday, October 2, Certification of Junior Master Gardeners were awarded to, (left to right) Elise and Nathan Marx, (Parents Paul and Leigh Ann Marx of Friendswood), Ashleigh and Anna Loe (Parents Greg and Valerie Loe of Taylor Lake Village), by Bill Holcombe, Galveston County Extension …

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City Tax Rate to Remain

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Friendswood City Council on Monday opted to set the 2015 city tax rate the same as the fiscal year 2014, though not all agreed. The total rate remains flat at $.5914 per $100 of assessed value, but Councilman John Scott put forth an initial motion to instead adopt the effective …

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Classic Auto Group to Host Chili Cookoff

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On Saturday October 18th Classic Auto Group Galveston will hold its 3rd Annual Charity Chili Cookoff from 3pm until 7pm under the huge tent on the dealership grounds on Broadway. This fun event has grown to be a huge family draw for people on the Island as well as from …

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Rotary Pins Fellows

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The Friendswood Rotary Club members congratulates club members Gerry Stacy and Charles Baumgardner. “This is a great honor for our club to have members who serve the Friendswood community with service above self”. Club President Bill Provenzano presents Gerry and Charles with their new Paul Harris Fellow pins. This honor …

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Page Closes the Book on Brazoswood

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Sophomore quarterback Tyler Page is proving that he is a very special player for the Friendswood Mustangs and he still has this year and two more seasons ahead of him. There is no question that he is already getting the attention of college scouts when he is able to play …

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Pearland Sneaks Past Dawson

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The Dawson-Pearland Bowl was everything that people had predicted and more. The Rig was sold out by Wednesday before the game was to be played on Friday. It was the largest ever crowd since The Rig was built in 2001. The crowd of over 10,000 certainly got their monies worth. …

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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 …