This Week's Headlines

South Belt students return to school

City to reimburse Harvey repairs

Early voting underway for election

Swimming pools to close for season

School supply lists posted online

Kitchen, 54, found dead in vehicle

PISD still strong 1 year after Harvey

Coleman supports flood bond

Alumni host tours at Dobie high school first, current campuses

Commissioners Court adopts disparity study

UHCL plans dates

Former Pasadena ISD students may receive diploma through alternative graduation program under SB 463

HFD initiative focuses on firefighter health, safety

NASA releases selection of new space center deputy director

Mayor combats human trafficking with plan’s phase two

Kirkwood South HOA releases news

Proposed 58-tank storage facility between I-45 and Ellington air strip

Leader to award Schlitterbahn ticket prizes in vacation pic contest

Clear Brook shows skills at Turner invite

Dobie football ready; first scrimmage here

Cowboys, Dolphins begin BAFL play

Former Dobie tennis standouts prove they still have what it takes

JFD netters continue tough early stretch

Dobie FB season tickets available for limited time



Emergencies:
Police, Fire & Medical: Call 911

Southeast Volunteer Fire Department
The Southeast Volunteer Fire Department has been serving the South Belt unincorporated area since March 1972. SVFD is currently averaging 1,200 calls a year for the combined fire and ambulance service. The group has a paid Southeast VFD Scarsdale Stationcrew which works five days a week from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Currently SVFD has approximately 50 volunteer members.

SVFD has two locations, 10510 Scarsdale Blvd. and 9830 Hughes Road. SVFD’s equipment consists of two ambulances, three fire engines, a rescue truck, a four-wheel drive booster for grass fires, a high water rescue truck and four duty vehicles. To volunteer to join SVFD, call 281-485-7576. Meetings are held at 7 pm. every Thursday at the Scarsdale station.

 

South Belt Security Alliance
The South Belt Security Alliance was organized to give additional security surveillance to the Sagemont and Kirkwood sections within the city of Houston. The program has one vehicle and is contracted through Constable Gary Freeman's office. Security officers patrol the area daily, making approximately 2,500 calls a year. The alliance is funded by donations from Sagemont and Kirkwood residents. For information contact Linda Arnone 281-484-2766.
In case of emergency dial 911.

Department of Public Safety
Located at 111 Tri-Star, at Highway 3 across from Ellington Field. This office issues Driver Licenses, Learner's permits and official identification cards. The office is open from 8 to 5 Monday through Friday. For information call 281-486-8242.