This Week's Headlines

For CB’s Dickson, silver and bronze it is

Homeless vet helped off streets

Controversy, contradictions on GLO houses growing

Police chase leads to felony charge

Pct. 8 deputies battle area crime

Reyes charged with manslaughter

Walk-in vaccines increase in area

City, county offer rental assistance

Thompson names honor roll for fifth 6-weeks

Beverly Hills announces honor roll for fifth six-weeks

Troop 692 provides flag

Laura Bush participates in chocolate fundraiser

Morris earns second place in book contest

HCAD announces homeowners homestead exemptions

South Houston High School names honor roll for fifth six-weeks

Dobie High School announces honor roll for 5th six-weeks

Property value protest deadline set for May 17

Lady Longhorns into regional quarterfinal softball; Clear Springs next

Pearland baseball stuns Clear Brook

Mustang baseball sweeps JFD

Lajaunie tennis shifts to June 4

San Jac’s Arrington eclipses 900 career wins

Thompson wins pentathlon competition

LSA girls’ 4x100 wins 5A state championship

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.