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FISD Offers Cloud Computing Course

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FISD Community Education has a program that makes it easy to take high-quality, noncredit online courses whenever and wherever you wish to learn. Community Ed partners with ed2go to offer hundreds of online, instructor-led courses and is pleased to announce the launch of “Understanding the Cloud.” Participants in this course …

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Marietta Hannon Martin

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Marietta Hannon Martin, 94, of Friendswood, TX passed away on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. She was born on January 24, 1920 to John F. Hannon and Mary E. Hatchett Hannon in Houston, TX. She was raised in the Houston Heights and graduated from John H. Reagan High School. After high …

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Waynetta “Jonesy” Ross McNeil

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Waynetta “Jonesy” Ross McNeil, 73, of Alvin, TX passed away on Saturday, August 9, 2014. She was born on October 5, 1940 to Wayne Ross and Floretta McCullough Ross in Artesia, New Mexico. Jonesy was preceded in death by her parents; sister Betty Jean Ross; and nephew Ronnie Beekman. Jonesy’s …

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Geneva Ellen Kopnicky Rives

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Geneva Ellen Kopnicky Rives, 73, of Manvel, TX passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014. She was born on March 19, 1941 to Stanley Kopnicky and Angeline Watzlavic Kopnicky in Bay City, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents, Stanley and Angelina Kopnicky; her sister, Shirley Roeder; her …

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Wanda Retta Howery Barker

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Wanda Retta Howery Barker, 73, of Pearland, TX passed away on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. She was born on April 10, 1941 to Odie H. Howery and Evelyan O. Sisk Howery in Cleveland, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents and in-laws, her beloved husband of 56 years, …

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Carl Edison Bass

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Carl Edison Bass, formerly from Houston, Texas, passed away on August 17, 2014 at the age of 93 in Pearland, Texas. He was born on June 18, 1921 in Newton County, Missouri near the town of Sarcoxie to Loren and Ressie Bass. He grew up in Joplin, Missouri and graduated …

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Local Finalist Competes in Search for Texas Best

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Six local food artisans have been named as finalists in the H-E-B Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best search for new Lone Star State products. “Choosing from nearly 600 entries was no easy task,” said Reade Ahrens, H-E-B Group Vice President of Grocery Procurement and Merchandising. “We are down to …

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Rotary Funds Park Addition

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Rotary Club of Friendswood donated ten thousand dollars to the City of Friendswood to help construct a pavilion near the Splash Pad in Stevenson Park. The Rotary Club raises it’s charity funds by holding fundraisers throughout the year supported by the Rotary members and the community of Friendswood.

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City Manager Promotes from Within

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Today, City Manager Clay Pearson announced the appointment of Jon Branson as Deputy City Manager, Trent Epperson as Assistant City Manager and Matt Buchanan as Executive Manager of Development Services and PEDC President. All three are seasoned City staff members taking on expanded duties. Branson will have direct team leadership …

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Dolores Marie Carle Lacy

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Dolores Marie Carle Lacy, 83, of Alvin, TX passed away on Monday, July 28, 2014. She was born on March 11, 1931 to Alfred J. Carle and Sophia M. Walter in San Antonio, TX. Dolores was a Registered Nurse and worked as an operating room nurse and school nurse for …