Kenneth Wayne Quinn

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Kenneth Wayne Quinn, fondly known as “Tookie” or “Big Dad”, of Pearland passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 29, 2018. He was born in Houston, Texas to Nellie and Roy Quinn in 1938, the second son of three for the couple. He grew up in Houston and attended Jefferson Davis …

Robert Henry Redfield Jr.

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Robert “Bobby” Henry Redfield Jr., 66, a native Texan and lifelong resident of the Houston area, passed away April 24, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer surrounded by family and loved ones. Bobby was born March 21st, 1952, the son of Betty and Robert H. Redfield Sr. Bobby attended …

Robert Clark Anderson

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Robert Clark Anderson, born July 18, 1926 in Galesburg, Illinois to Clark and Hildure Ander-son, died April 30, 2018 at age 91. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Aileen, sons Steve and Randy, grandchildren, Chad, Molly and Craig, brother Dean and wife Barbara, sisters-in-law Mary Anna and …

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Froberg’s Farm offers handmade soaps perfect for Mother’s Day

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By Karolyn Gephart The perfect gifts for Mother’s Day could be found as close as Froberg’s Farm on Highway 6. The gifts are handmade soaps made by licensed Esthetician Ashley Froberg. Froberg wanted to create a line of products that were made cruelty free and would provide a way to …

LEGALS FOR 5-9-18 PUBLICATION

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Notice of Public Hearing for City of Pearland’s Community Development Block Grant Program Action Plan – Program Year 2018 and Amendments to the Program Year 2017 Action Plan The City of Pearland received $338,534 for its Community Development Block Grant Program Year (PY) 2017 from the U.S. Department of Housing …

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Eagle project cleans up Liberty Tree

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By KAROLYN GEPHART It is no coincidence that the Liberty Tree on Spreading Oaks in Friendswood looks better. It is the work of Tyler Sharp, a sophomore at Friendswood High School. The work was part of an Eagle Scout project Sharp completed in Troop 452 in Friendswood. Members of Keep …

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Chalk Walk to feature sponsored artists

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Watch artists in action at Chalk Walk on Mother’s Day weekend, Saturday, May 12 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. as they create sidewalk masterpieces. The fourth annual event will be on the sidewalks at Captain Corner’s Shopping Center in Friendswood. The event involves student and adult …

Harvey, mitigation topics active in Friendswood

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By KAROLYN GEPHART As the one year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey approaches in a few months, the effects of the hurricane are still key topics in Friendswood. Friendswood residents who suffered flood damage to their homes met for an informational meeting about individual assistance plans April 24 at the Municipal …

Election day for mayor, council positions May 5

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Election Day for the general city election is May 5. Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. In Friendswood, candidates are running for mayor, for three positions for City Council and two positions in the Galveston County Consolidated Drainage District. In the Mayor’s position, candidates …

Camp Invention® coming to Manvel JH

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By KAROLY GEPHART Camp Invention, a nationally recognized, nonprofit summer enrichment camp program, is coming to Manvel Junior High this summer. MJH will host the national program June 11-15. Camp Invention is a program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF), in partnership with the United States Patent and …