This Week's Headlines

Green to retire after nearly 50 years

Local man arrested following alleged death threats, arson

Turner addresses homeless encampments

New parks open at two area schools

Harris County Flood Control estimates $74 million in drainage infrastructure repairs

UHCL reports holiday hours, events

National Diabetes month set

Burnett names school awards

Dobie Theatre presents Peter and the Starcatcher

SJC hosts community resumé, interview workshop

Maritime workforce centers approved

South Belt Elementary announces first nine-weeks school awards

SJC opens doors to SBA following Harvey

Cowgirls win record eight trophies in annual BAFL competition

Pasadena ISD holds annual Fall Chess Tournament

Dobie to retire Christmas-Kelly’s No. 13

McDonald’s Texas hoops takes center court

San Jacinto College volleyball capped solid 2017 season

Dickinson ruins Brook’s football playoff hopes

La Porte takes out Dobie in winner-take-all football finale

Challenger honorary soccer ball makes triumphant return home

Lady Longhorns win four of seven early

Senior athletes sign letters of intent

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.