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Vote for Friendswood

In Opinion by Reporter News

Guest Column by Ron Cox for the Friends of Friendswood Beginning October 21-November 1 for early voting, and on November 5, Election Day, you are being asked to decide on four bond propositions for Friendswood. I am a proud and committed supporter of all four. In February of this year …

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Former Superintendent Chimes in on Friendswood Bonds

In Letter to the Editor by Reporter News

As the former Superintendent of Friendswood ISD, I’m always pleased to support efforts that will benefit our children.  The upcoming City bond election does just that. The expanded fire protection proposed by Proposition 1, is a benefit to the entire community, including our schools.  The addition of a new fire …

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Decision postponed on remaining FISD bond funds

In News by Reporter News

The Friendswood ISD Board of Trustees this month looked at possibilities for the approximately $1.5 million in remaining 2007 bond funds, but postponed any decisions. On the table is an option for renovation of the district’s annex building into a board room and main offices, leaving the current administration building …

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Chancellor Ryan Davidson

In Obituaries by Reporter News

Chancellor Ryan Davidson, 13, of Pearland, Texas, passed away surrounded by his loving family, on Monday, October 14, 2013. Chance is survived by his devoted parents, Scott and Andrea Davidson; brother, Clay Davidson; loving grandparents, and a host of other family and friends across the country. Chance was born on …

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Ewald Keller Schadt III

In Obituaries by Reporter News

Ewald Keller Schadt III, 67, of Pearland, Texas, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his wife, daughters and sister-in-law on Friday, October 18, 2013, after a courageous battle with Lou Gehrig’s Disease. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ewald and Janie Schadt; and brother, Henry Schadt. Ewald is survived …

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Marie Dorothy Clarke

In Obituaries by Reporter News

Marie Dorothy Clarke, 94, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2013. She is preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Victoria Kornacki; her 9 siblings; her beloved husband of 45 years, Jesse Clarke; her sons, Phillip and Richard (late Connie) Clarke; her daughters, Betty Jean (late John) Schultz, Virginia …

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Lou Ann Walcik

In Obituaries by Reporter News

Lou Ann Walcik passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Sunday, October 20, 2013. She is survived by her husband, Bob Walcik, and brother Brad Mills of San Antonio, son and daughter-in-law Patrick and Nicole Moody of Alvin; her daughter and son-in-law Lauren and Dustin Gersch of …

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City of Pearland gets updates on ongoing projects

In News by Reporter News

Several long-awaited city projects are moving along, though in some cases not as fast as many hope. While bridges and main lane paving on the long reconstruction of State Highway 35 are complete, there is still no firm date when the corridor will be completely open. A northbound lane is …

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FISD Earns State’s Highest Fiscal Accountability Rating

In News by Reporter News

Friendswood Independent School District officials announced that the district received a rating of “Superior Achievement” under Texas’ Schools FIRST financial accountability rating system. The Superior Achievement rating is the state’s highest, demonstrating the quality of FISD’s financial management and reporting system. This is the eleventh year of Schools FIRST (Financial …

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Monster Dash Fun Run Raises over $15k

In Lifestyle by Reporter News

The 12th Annual Monster Dash Fun Run took place last Saturday at Friendswood Highschool. Neither the chilly temps or cloudy skies could keep the 300 participants at home. Runners were tickled pink to receive such cute race shirts and overflowing goody bags. They enjoyed getting caricatures, taking pictures with Houston …