This Week's Headlines

JFD grad Howery named Sweden ambassador

Airshow takes flight Oct. 19-20

Early voting begins Monday, Oct. 21

HPD hosts benefit car show Oct. 26

Active shooter class set for Nov. 9

Pasadena ISD lowers tax rate 11 cents

Scarsdale Sonic robbed at gunpoint

Atkinson seeking volunteers

Yandell presents genetics program

Beware DIRECTV customers, AT&T scam

Highlights from 86th Texas Legislature

Houston Health Department recommends getting flu vaccination during October

Fire Chief Peña secures more funds

Safeguard future with flood insurance

J. Frank Dobie High announces first honor roll

City courts announce new Veterans Court

Houston airports ease journeys, more accessible

Thompson announces first 2019-2020 honor roll

Beverly Hills releases first 2019-2020 honor roll

Dobie blanks Kingwood, setting up game of decades against Atascocita

Springs keeps Brook winless

JFD cross-country hits district

LSA cruises to 5-1 mark, crushing F.B. Christian

Clear Brook, Dobie VB cruise toward playoffs

Lutheran South cross-country keeps up pace at district finals

South Belt 5K/Kids 1K continues registration

JFD subvarsities battle Kingwood in split series

Dobie-ex Cole gets drafted into XFL

Controlling doubles play, Dobie netters roll to areas


Local Transportation Information

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.

Houston Airport System
Hobby Airport
Hobby Airport, 7800 Airport Blvd., is used by approximately 8 million passengers annually. The airport is situated on approximately 1300 acres, with 400 improved acres for buildings, aircraft pavement and parking facilities.

Ellington Airport/Ellington Joint Reserve Base
On Highway 3 (Old Galveston Road) is a former military base now owned by the city of Houston. Ellington is used to support military and NASA, to act as a reliever airport for Houston Hobby Airport, to promote general aviation and provide space for airport related activities not requiring direct airfield access.

Metro Bus
The Houston Metro Bus serves the South Belt area with daily transit service from various locations within the area to Almeda Mall, Hobby Airport and downtown with transfers available to many areas including the medical center.

South Belt Park and Ride
The South Belt Park and Ride, 11755 Sabo Road has capacity for approximately 950 vehicles. The facility connects to the High Occupancy Vehicle lane of the Gulf Freeway. It features security, a shelter area and telephone access.

South Belt Pool and Ride
The South Belt Pool and Ride located on the Gulf Freeway between Fuqua and South Belt has capacity for approximately 450 vehicles. It is designed for car and van poolers and has direct access to the HOV lane. It, like the South Belt Park and Ride, features security, a shelter area and telephone access.

The Port of Houston Authority
The Port of Houston has been instrumental in the city of Houston's development as a center of international trade. About 88 steamship lines offer service linking Houston with 1,053 ports in 203 countries. It is also home to a $15 billion petrochemical complex, the largest in the nation and second largest worldwide.