This Week's Headlines

County approves $2.5 billion bond election

Fourth of July parade approaches

Home invasion suspect arrested

CCISD announces new leadership

Shots fired during police chase

County receives more buyout funds

Dobie grad found shot to death

Nominations sought for local heroes

“Little Jacob” arrest has local ties

C&D Burger Shop now open 24 hours

Santa Fe shooting, other emergencies spotlight need for school counselors

Sanchez balances two careers, crunching numbers by day, winning fights at night

HCFCD enhances flood warning system

Baylor names honor students

Cheerleaders host breakfast buffet

San Jac releases upcoming calendar

UHCL artist connects with Santa Fe shooting victims

Bayou Theater season begins soon, offers season tickets

Leader to award Schlitterbahn ticket prizes in vacation pic contest

Hartman picked to lead JFD girls’ basketball program

Rising Stars tracksters head to regionals

SJC baseball pair are All-Americans

Dobie softball great McDonald lands Campbell University job

Brook’s Julks earns Astros’ promotion

Rain alters SBHLL all-star schedule

SBAST Sharks names Swimmers/Week

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.