This Week's Headlines

New Thompson campus stirs controversy

Pasadena ISD backpack rules explained

South Belt students return to school

PISD announces pay increases

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City contracts waste assistance

METRO board OKs future plans

JDF 45th reunion Sept. 28

CCART plans fall events

CCISD announces standardized dress code

Dobie cheerleaders enjoy Camp Fun

Ossa helps Velasquez realize potential

Lococo’s class enjoyable for Villatoro

PISD establishes standardized dress

Sandlin’s officers make arrest at Union Tavern

Pasadena ISD, Clear Creek ISD set guidelines for free, reduced lunch

School supply giveaway full of monkey fun

Handbook page: first homework assignment

Fun Bunch group hosts event

Esteban’s lectures, stories impact Tran

Zepeda values Molina’s motivation, advice

South Belt Leader contestants vie for Schlitterbahn prizes

His senior year upcoming, Cabreja relishes one last season on the courts

Local Purple Heart recipient receives Astros special honor

PISD has season tix for football

JFD, Brook football inch closer to openers

JFD team tennis uses determined effort to score early-season wins

Former SJC pitchers excelling as pros

Sterling stops Dobie VB; Houston Memorial over Clear Brook

Lady Wolverines go 5-3 at Adidas classic

Astros honor South Belt’s Cerda III

Annual July 4 parade approaches

Independence Day is around the corner, and the 32nd annual South Belt parade is scheduled to take place Thursday, July 4, beginning at 10 a.m.
The parade route will wind from Beverly Hills Intermediate to San Jacinto College South. While the parade starts at 10 a.m., participants are urged to arrive early, as the lineup for the caravan will begin at 9 a.m.

All residents, organizations and businesses are welcome to enter. Participants are encouraged to decorate their vehicles and floats, as prizes will be awarded in various categories.

Community and nonprofit groups may sign up for the parade at no charge, unless they wish to be eligible for a prize. A $50 fee is charged for commercial entries. Noncommercial entries may enter the contest for $25.

Entry forms are available at, the Leader office and in next week’s paper. The forms are to be filled out and returned to the Leader office, faxed to 281-481-5730 or emailed by July 2.

Fireworks display
Later that evening, residents may view the annual fireworks show at El Franco Lee Park, located at 9400 Hall Road.

Funded by the annual South Belt Spectacular Cook-off, the display is scheduled to begin around 9:30 p.m.


parade route