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Lige J. Cox

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Lige J. Cox, 85, of Pearland, TX passed away on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. He was born on March 6, 1929 to Marion E. Cox and Bell Arnold in Robeline, LA. He proudly served in the United States Air Force as a young man an loved old planes. Lige was …

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Vergie Lee Chandler Archer

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Vergie Lee Chandler Archer, 98, of Friendswood, TX passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014 in Friendswood, TX. She was born November 3, 1915 to Hollie Jesse Chandler and Vannie Venezuela Jackson Chandler in Limestone County, TX to a close family of four siblings. Vergie and Carl Travis Archer were …

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Angel Vazquez

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Angel Vazquez, 21, passed away on Monday, May 26, 2014. He is survived by his parents, Pedro and Luisa Vazquez; his loving wife, Angela Vazquez; son, Athan Vazquez; brothers, Dario Vazquez and wife, Argelia, Omar Vazquez and wife, Maria, Cesar Vasquez, Daniel Vazquez; and a host of other family and …

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Arthur Raymond Dring

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Arthur Raymond Dring, 94, passed away on Monday, May 26, 2014. He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Elsie Dring; his loving wife, Ruby Dring; and brother, Gordon Dring. Ray is survived by his daughters, Rae Ann Wilson and husband, Harry; Linda Zeller and husband, Kurt; grandchildren, …

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VFD Deliver Eternal Flame

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Last Saturday, members of the Friendswood Volunteer Fire Department traveled to Houston to present an “Eternal Flame” sculpture to the Houston Fire Department in honor of the four firemen who died in the Houston hotel fire May 31, 2013. The hand-crafted wood sculpture was created by Ross Benson – a …

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Tiny Tornado Touchdown

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Witnesses in Manvel and Alvin reported a small tornado touching down in the area during yesterday’s inclement weather. Thus far, there have been no reports of injuries or damage to property. By all accounts, the tiny twister came and went without incident.

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Lady Eagles Fall to No. 1 Barbers Hill

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No one wants to lose, but if you have to lose to someone, it might as well be to the top-ranked team in the state of Texas. Dawson entered the best-of-three series against No. 1 state-ranked and No. 4 nationally-ranked Barbers Hill (30-0). Now, the Lady Eagles, who share the …

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Economic Alliance Selects New Leader

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C.B. “Bix” Rathburn will assume the position of retiring Galveston County Economic Alliance president and CEO Don Gartman. Gartman, also CEO of the Alliance Foundation, announced his retirement at the organization’s quarterly board of director meeting. Gartman served both organizations for more than 10 years after a long career in …

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Pearland Advances to Region Finals

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The Pearland Oilers (36-5) have been in the top 10 in the state for the entire season while being ranked at No. 1 for a few weeks until they settled for No. 8 to begin the playoffs. Now the Oilers find themselves in the 5A state quarterfinals and are a …

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Pearland Hatches Three New Eagle Scouts

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On the 21st of May 2014, three Eagle Scout awards were presented to young men of Troop 461 chartered by the Silverlake ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; David Schmitt, Jared Lyons & Granite Tait. All three boys attend Glenda Dawson High School, David is a …