This Week's Headlines

County holds flood meeting May 30

Swimming pools to open for summer

Chamber salutes local military

Heavy rains pound South Belt community

Leader offers Taylor-Sullivan correction

Land dispute heads to mediation

Pedestrian dies in Edgebrook crash

South Belters shine in Pearland election

Murr passes House Bill 297 to cut taxes; end Robin Hood

Bill reintroduced to stymie efforts to allow local police to serve as immigration officers

CCISD honors local community partners

SoHo intermediate named principal of the year

Olson acts to reduce immigration backlog

PISD recognizes FFA members at awards banquet

Alvin softball eliminates Lady Horns

LSA baseball in state final; seeking another title

Gator baseball closes out Longhorns

Clear Brook, Dobie to host spring games

San Jac softball down to must wins

Dickson eighth at state track

Dobie grad Diaz all-conference at Angelina

Brook sets strength, conditioning

JFD’s Pleasants to compete in GHVCA all-star series



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.