Sponsors, donors needed for Hope Luau

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Sponsors, auction donors and committee members are needed for the upcoming Hope Lounge Luau planned for April 27 at Hope Village in Friendswood. The annual event is sponsored by Hope Village and Ron Carter Cadillac and will feature the music of Kelly McGuire. Tickets are $125 and …

FISD honors staff, students

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Six staff members were recognized and honored for Making a Difference at the March 4 meeting of Friendswood ISD. Isabel Rexroad and Laurie Montesinos were honored from Westwood Elementary. Rexroad is an inclusion aide and is in her first year in the district. Montesinos teaches kindergarten and …

LEGALS FOR 3-6-19 PUBLICATION

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Request for Proposals The South Texas Educational Technologies, Inc. Board of Trustees is accepting Competitive Sealed Proposals for the following project: Project Name: Horizon Montessori Public Schools Pearland Campus, 2319 North Grand Blvd., Pearland, Texas 77581 Architect: Scott Palermo, SP Architecture Address: 4731 Merwin Street, Houston, Texas 77027 Phone#: (713) …

Marvin Huron Elam, Jr.

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Marvin Huron Elam, Jr., of Pearland, Texas joined our Heavenly Father on Monday, February 25, 2019. It is not with a heavy heart and tears but with gratefulness and joy for the nearly 91 years – blessed as we were with his wit, wisdom, laughter, and strength. He was born …

David Lee Smith, Jr.

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David Lee Smith, Jr. was born August 15, 1926 in Markham, Matagorda, Texas, weighing 5.5 pounds. He was the fourth child and second son of David Lee “Dave” and Ina Gullett Smith. His siblings: Mary Lee, William Clarence “Brother” and Joyce Berith “Joy” were aged 16, 14 and 7 years …

Michael Louis Guidry

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On Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, Michael Louis Guidry, passed away at age 67 at his home in League City, Texas. Michael was born on August 30, 1951 in Houston, Texas to Charles and Ann (Jones) Guidry. He was a long time resident of Pearland, Texas and graduated from Pearland High …

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Support begins for 2019 Pear Run

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BY KAROLYN GEPHART Plans are underway for the 2019 Pear Run and the community is asked to sign up now to show support. The 2019 Pear Run is celebrating 15 years of police support, healthy living and exercise. Put on by the Pearland Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association (PCPAAA), the …

Road construction public hearing to be held March 26

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By KAROLYN GEPHART A public hearing about road construction will take place Tuesday, March 26 at Berry Miller Junior High School. The Texas Department of Transportation will be hosting a Draft Environmental Assessment to gather public input on the proposed reconstruction and widening of FM 518 from SH 288 to …

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Mayor proclaims Rick Bort Day

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By KAROLYN GEPHART A special retirement ceremony was held recently for Pearland Police Officer Rick Bort. Family, friends, local dignitaries, and co-workers were on hand to bid him a bittersweet farewell. Chief of Police Johnny Spires shared heartfelt personal stories about Bort and Mayor Tom Reid read a Proclamation declaring …

Council considers approval of three grants

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Three grants were considered for participation by city council at their regular meeting Feb. 25 at Pearland City Hall at 3519 Liberty Drive. Council considered approving continued participation in the Criminal Justice Division’s (CJD) General Victim Assistance Direct Services Program. The program provides grant funding in support …