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Nancy Elizabeth Goodwin

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Nancy Elizabeth Goodwin, 61, of League City, Texas, passed away on Friday, December 27, 2013. She is preceded in death by her father Adlai Schmidt. Nancy is survived by her mother, Esther E. Schmidt; brother, Michael Schmidt and his wife Doreen; nephew, Michael Schmidt Jr. and his wife Angie; niece, …

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Cynthia Lynn White

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Cynthia Lynn White, 59, passed away on Tuesday, December 31, 2013. She is survived by her parents, Robert and Katheryn Jack; her loving husband of 35 years, Ronnie White; son, Joshua Paul White; daughter, Michelle Beck and husband, Jared; brothers, Gary Jack, Darrell Jack and wife, Rachel; granddaughters, Malayna, Tori, …

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Friendswood & Dawson Girls Compete for Title

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Most of the top volleyball honors for 24-4A went to the Pearland Dawson and Friendswood players as both teams tied for the district championship while Friendswood went on to win the 4A Region III crown and advanced to the 4A state volleyball tournament for the second straight year. Dawson and Friendswood traveled through the …

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Manvel Takes 2nd in Alvin Tournament

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The Manvel Mavericks advanced to the finals of the 27th annual Alvin Lion’s Club Tournament where they met the Pearland Oilers. In a back-and-forth contest, Pearland pulled out a close 56-53 victory to claim the tournament championship as the game came down to a final shot by the Mavs which …

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Alvin ISD Designates Three New Principals

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At the December 10 meeting of the Board, Alvin ISD Trustees approved the designation of three campus principals: Mary Marek Elementary, Glenn York Elementary, and Fairview Junior High. Trustees named Krystal Hawks as the principal of Marek Elementary; Elizabeth Garcia as the principal of Glenn York Elementary; and Bobby Martinez …

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Boomers Create Rising Demand for Senior Housing

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Buyer demand for housing is on the rise, but demand in senior housing isn’t based on just a recovering marketplace. In the past two years, demand for housing overall has grown, but driving demand for senior housing even further is an aging generation of Baby Boomers downsizing, often into patio …

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City Says Expect Bond Plan in 2014

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The November approval of a city bond election creates much anticipation for the improvements expected to be funded, and Friendswood officials say citizens need not wait long to find out a timeline for the first projects. “People are wondering what we’re doing,” Mayor Kevin Holland said that the city council’s …

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Thomas Norman Whitaker

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Thomas Norman Whitaker entered into eternal rest on Friday, December 6, 2013, with his wife, Velma Galny Whitaker, by his side. He was just shy of 93. He spent many happy, productive years as professor of electrical engineering at the University of Houston, retiring in 1985 as Professor Emeritus. He …

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Oilers Win Alvin Tournament

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The Pearland Oilers won three games in the Gold Division by beating Richmond Foster (57-43), Clear Brook (51-31), and Seven Lakes (50-41) which set up a showdown against Manvel in the finals of the 27th annual Alvin Noon Lions Club Tournament. Pearland held off the Manvel Mavericks for a 56-53 …