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Step Into the New Year

In Opinion by Reporter News

Want to make 2014 a year of healthy habits and real changes that you can actually keep up? Welcome to the New Year! Everyone wants to be healthier and have more energy. There is an entire industry built on telling you how, but only if you buy their product.  If …

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Friendswood ISD Closed Tuesday

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Schools in Friendswood ISD will be closed Tuesday, January 28, 2014 due to inclement weather. FISD will continue to monitor weather for Wednesday but no changes have been made at this time. Continue to check the Friendswood ISD website for updates.

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Cheryl Lynn Price

In Obituaries by Reporter News

Cheryl Lynn Price, 58, of Onalaska, passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2014. She is preceded in death by her parents, James and Clara Brown Sr.; infant brother, Cone Richard Brown. Cheryl is survived by her son, Shane Holster and wife, Tiffany; daughters, Alecia LaSalle and husband, A.C., Shelly Morton; …

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New Plant Breaks Ground

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A Mitsubishi manufacturing plant expected to create more than 100 jobs broke ground this month on a 26-acre site in Pearland’s Lower Kirby District. Expected to begin operations before the end of the year, the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor Corp. plant was first announced in October, and will provide support …

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James C. “Jim” Payne

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James C. “Jim” Payne, 82, of Missouri City, Texas, passed from this life on Sunday, January 19, 2014, after a long illness. He is preceded in death by his parents, James R. Payne, Jr and Billie Bramlet Payne. Jim is survived by the love of his life, Georgia White Payne, …

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One Dead, Two Injured in Crash

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The Friday crash that killed a 47-year-old League City man riding a motorcycle in Pearland is still under investigation, police say. No arrests were made. Nestor Rivera, who had been riding a black Kawasaki Vulcan motorcycle, died in the rush-hour accident in Pearland early Friday evening. The bike collided with …

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FISD Students Will Declare “Majors”

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This fall’s incoming 9th graders at Friendswood High School will not only be “the Class of 2018,” but also the first to be using new graduation requirements passed in the last session of the Texas legislature. House Bill 5 allows high school students to participate in a process similar to …

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PHS Presents ‘Hello Dolly’

In Lifestyle by Reporter News

The charming but meddling matchmaker takes the stage in Pearland High School’s upcoming production of “Hello Dolly.” The show runs Jan. 23-25 and 30-31 and Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the PHS Auditorium (3775 S. Main). In turn-of-the-century New York City, enterprising Dolly Levi intends to match herself up …

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City Considers Changing Charter

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If recommended changes to the city’s charter go through, Pearland’s city council will be adding two members in the May 2015 election. A review of the city’s charter yielded a number of recommended changes, including going from five voting members of council to seven members. “One of those seats would …

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Pearland Girls Sweep League Foes

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Pearland head coach Donna Vacek watched her girls dominate two more district teams to remain one game behind No. 2 state-ranked Manvel, but she knows that playoff seeding could be in favor for the Lady O’s. “We are going to do our best against Manvel, but getting the No. 2 …