This Week's Headlines

Dobie crisis training set for March 26

City to reimburse Harvey repairs

Man fatally shot near apartments

Mayor, Martin hold town hall

Father, son shot in road rage case

Fugitive Castenada turns himself in

Courts launch amnesty program

Pct. 2 deputies arrest robbery suspect

SWMD neighborhood depository, recycling centers change hours

J. Frank Dobie High School shares fourth six-weeks honor roll

HHD to convert 160 homes with lead into safe homes with new $3 million grant, bond funds

UHCL calendar set

Fatal crash leads to investigation

HHD to make 160 homes with lead-poisoning risk safe

Session is half-over, still no property tax relief yet

JFD’s playoff soccer plans delayed; boys close in

JFD girls’ soccer targets third seed

Garza pitches Dobie past SC

Brook baseballers rally past Wildcats

Lady Longhorns face huge games

SJC softball wins three of four

San Jac baseball now 19-7 overall

Lady Longhorns make all-district lists

Eagles’ 1958 state finalist football highlights Athletics Hall of Fame group

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.