This Week's Headlines

Sagemont Church team proposes new pastor

Tanner hired as chamber CEO

Housecleaning leads to trash problems

Grocery stores serve during COVID

South Belt copes with coronavirus

Officers respond to gunshot incidents

Easter services set for area churches

PISD, city still serving kids free meals

Dobie/Deer Park rivalry will take 22-6A’s center stage

Paul named JFD boys’ hoops head coach

Falkenburg readies for competition with TSU football

San Jac softball’s Saenz looks ahead

Beta provides online lessons during COVID-19 pandemic

Dobie student trainers deliver another hard-working year

Despite sophomore losses, SJC baseball should rebound

Dobie decathlon competes in state competition

South Belt activities during COVID; some the same, some change

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.