This Week's Headlines

South Belt recovers from tornado damage

Leader begins 48th year in South Belt

Sagemont launches new payment portal

Cross appears in complex roof

Martin offers storm-related assistance

2nd suspect arrested in 2022 murder

Leader continues look back at year 2022

Pct. 2 deputies battle local crime

Elder helps catch drive-thru crook

Sagemont house demolished

Officials survey damage

Strong winds cause damage

Tornado strikes Beverly Hills Intermediate

Dobie focuses on security

Beamer Place units destroyed by EF-3 tornado

Area hoops squads chase playoff positioning

San Jacinto College softball splits four to open 2023

Ravens’ baseball wins two of three

Longhorns open 22-6A with win, draw

Lajaunie tennis calls netters

Dobie softball program starts march to opener

Dobie girls’ basketball snags second seed

Berry, Brook graduate, paces Hill College women’s basketball

Barba sparkles in Galveston debut

JFD tennis excels at Wesbrooks event; Franklin/Kramer Invitational up next

South Belt youth soccer offers online late sign-up

Dobie’s Hall, Hill make 2023 collegiate choices


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.