This Week's Headlines

County flood buyout program underway

Flood Control studies area watersheds

22nd annual South Belt cook-off nears

Chamber honors top-10 area graduates

Stockman found guilty of 23 felonies

Crooks attempt to steal ATM – twice

Bicyclist killed in Beltway 8 accident

Pct. 2 deputies arrest burglary suspect

Police seek 4 suspects in home invasion

Man murdered outside AMC theater

El Dorado panel replacement repairs scheduled

Harris County protest deadline is May 15

Anderson to serve as keynote speaker

SJC sets calendar

Jessup announces honor, merit rolls

FEMA extends sheltering deadline

Dobie girls’ golfers headed to regionals

Lady Longhorns’ rally stuns LP

JFD doubles teams to test Region III’s best April 19

JFD baseball stands at 8-3

SJC’s Sydney named All-American

Pasadena’s Phillips F.H. to host HABCA all-stars

Iser, San Jacinto College baseball stays hot against Wharton

Dobie’s Henry picks Bloomfield College

District 24-6A boys’ soccer chooses top players

 

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.