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Walking for Soldiers with PTSD

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Walkers young and old laced up their best sneakers and hiked for over two hours early Saturday morning to honor our service men and women who have returned from the battlefield suffering from Post Traumatic Disorder. According to the National Vet Center, 1 out of 6 veterans of Afghanistan and …

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Manvel Escapes with Win Over Pearland

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For some, the game wasn’t supposed to be close. With Pearland’s two top running backs out for the season due to injury, most figured that the Manvel Mavericks would win by a double-digit score. But the No. 3 state-ranked Mavericks and the No. 4 state-ranked Oilers gave the sold out …

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Pearland Firefighters Get Hairy for a Cause

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For the next 30 days, Pearland Firefighters will grow mustaches to raise money and awareness for EMS Captain Angie Hays’ battle with cancer. Angie was diagnosed with an aggressive form of liver cancer in January 2014 and has been recently taken off the donor list. The Firefighters held a fundraiser …

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Superhero Day Brings Smiles and Caped Crusaders

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Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center in Pearland held ‘Superhero Day’ on Saturday, November 8. Approximately 500 people came out to enjoy the festivities. Residents may have caught a glimpse of Batman, Superman, Captain America and several other caped crusaders as they took a break from fighting crime to visit Pearland. …

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Friendswood Dominates Clear Brook 38-22

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In the final game of the regular season, the Friendswood Mustangs beat cross-town rival Clear Brook 38-22 that ends the season for the Wolverines who managed only one win this year. In their first season in Class 6A, Friendswood finished 7-3 overall and 5-2 in district to grab third place …

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Throngs Turn Out for Store Opening

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If you visited Baybrook Mall yesterday, you might have thought Black Friday had come early. Hundreds of people surrounded the still unfinished Christmas Tree, waiting anxiously for the opening of Microsoft’s newest retail store. Dennis and Jacinta Combs were among the most dedicated shoppers. They drove all the way from …

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Ryan Sitton Elected Railroad Commissioner

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With 58% of the vote statewide, Ryan Sitton, a Friendswood resident, has been elected to the Texas Railroad Commission. Many remember Sitton from his campaign against Greg Bonnen two years ago for the State Representative seat formerly held by Larry Taylor. Recently named by Houston Business Journal as one of …

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Wranglerettes Put on a “Thriller” Performance

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The FHS Wranglerettes performed their annual Bob & Sue Dance, on Halloween night, at the Mustang’s Varsity Game. This year’s theme was zombies dancing to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” and was accompanied by the FHS Marching Band. “Thriller Zombies” included a pilot/flight attendant, prom king/prom queen, Tin Man/Dorothy, doctors/nurses, Harry Potter/Hermione …

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AISD Names New Superintendent

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During a special meeting of the Alvin ISD Board on Monday, November 3, Trustees named Dr. James “Buck” Gilcrease, as the Lone Finalist for the vacated superintendent position. Following an exhaustive statewide search, Trustees remain confident that Gilcrease, the former Region 12 Superintendent of the Year, possesses the skills, qualities …

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This Small Business is Smaller than Usual

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Patrons of Dunn Brothers Coffee may have noticed the shiny new candy dispenser when grabbing their latte lately. What they probably don’t know is the unlikely entrepreneur that owns the machine is six-year-old James Collier. “My boys, like most kids, want a lot of things” said Margaret Collier, James’ mother, …