This Week's Headlines

July 4th parade now registering participants

South Belt’s McCrutcheon easily wins HCAD

City OKs agreement up to $1.5B

Work stopped on motel?

Trent Lilley visits with Sen. Ted Cruz

Investigation leads to multiple arrests

SJC gala raises $680,000

Pct. 2 nabs Almeda shoplifter

City of Houston OKs $3.03 billion budget

Hobby gets top rating nationally

Drugs, guns collected

SHSU names local honor undergrads

Pasadena Memorial HS releases final 2023-24 student honor roll

Astronauts visit Houston Methodist Clear Lake

Desire to shape lives spurs Barber to new position

Wrights celebrate 50 years

Once a bear, always a bear

Ashley Collier works her way to top of Beverly Hills

AARP meets July 1

Fitzmorris soaks in every moment as Dobie football coaching tenure starts

Free youth football camp hosted at Dobie July 12

UIL shifts to two playoff divisions across additional team sports

LSA’s Maldonado welcomes chance to play Southern softball

Former SJC star Williams at MCWS

Dickson to run 200 at U.S. Trials

Dobie volleyball hosts July 29-31 camp

Hulsey, Smith recognized

Benavides leads ETBU title push

Brook’s Norl ready for college game

Huerta, Ortiz pick NAU FB

JFD’s Arango to Sul Ross soccer

1998 CBHS tracksters sought


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.