This Week's Headlines

JFD grad Howery named Sweden ambassador

Airshow takes flight Oct. 19-20

Early voting begins Monday, Oct. 21

HPD hosts benefit car show Oct. 26

Active shooter class set for Nov. 9

Pasadena ISD lowers tax rate 11 cents

Scarsdale Sonic robbed at gunpoint

Atkinson seeking volunteers

Yandell presents genetics program

Beware DIRECTV customers, AT&T scam

Highlights from 86th Texas Legislature

Houston Health Department recommends getting flu vaccination during October

Fire Chief Peña secures more funds

Safeguard future with flood insurance

J. Frank Dobie High announces first honor roll

City courts announce new Veterans Court

Houston airports ease journeys, more accessible

Thompson announces first 2019-2020 honor roll

Beverly Hills releases first 2019-2020 honor roll

Dobie blanks Kingwood, setting up game of decades against Atascocita

Springs keeps Brook winless

JFD cross-country hits district

LSA cruises to 5-1 mark, crushing F.B. Christian

Clear Brook, Dobie VB cruise toward playoffs

Lutheran South cross-country keeps up pace at district finals

South Belt 5K/Kids 1K continues registration

JFD subvarsities battle Kingwood in split series

Dobie-ex Cole gets drafted into XFL

Controlling doubles play, Dobie netters roll to areas


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.