This Week's Headlines

PISD graduation rate tops 90 percent

Wings over Houston takes flight

Early voting to begin Oct. 23

South Belters celebrate fall, Halloween

CCISD honors distinguished athletes

City debris ending; recycling returning

Ensemble puts Texas composers on center stage

State committee to chat hurricane

Nonprofit reimburse deadline approaches

DPS highlights school bus safety efforts

Judge Risner Golf Tournament set

Griffin brings experience to SJC

Malone to speak at NASA Aglow

Beverly Hills Intermediate announces honor roll for first six weeks

JFD X-country’s Singleton reaches regionals

Longhorns look ahead to Rayburn football

Dobie grad Grant gets up-close experience during Astros’ late-season push

Friendswood slows Wolverine football

Atascocita ousts Dobie tennis

SJC soccer wins ninth straight

Lady Longhorn VB near playoff berth

SJC volleyball now to 19-4; 15th in nation

Ole Miss baseball lands Tyler Myers commitment

 

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.