This Week's Headlines

New 43-acre development comes to area

Early voting currently underway

Sparks fly at constable candidate forum

Local high school music students make All-State

Store clerk shot multiple times

Fuqua apartment complex catches fire

South Belt-Ellington Chamber of Commerce honors Outstanding Students of the Month for January

Houston airport traffic increasing

Martin hosts CIP town hall

CCISD presents news, media club

South Belt shines at spelling bee

CCISD awards Gold Key for art writing

Congressional District 22 candidates respond to Leader questionnaire

PISD Hall of Fame banquet sold out

Defending champs get past Mavericks, seize first place

Horns beat Brook 11-0 in opener

Pasadena ISD hosts 10th annual spring Chess Classic

JFD’s Stanton succeeding at Prosper ISD

Lajaunie tennis tournament moves forward

Annual event held in honor of Dobie grad

UH-Clear Lake announces calender briefs

Stonebrook now open in South Belt



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.