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UPDATE: Dog owner FOUND!

Friday, Aug 31, 1:20 p.m. The dog owner got word that I was looking for her, and has called me to get me all the information I needed. Thanks to everyone for helping get us in contact with one another.  My family and I greatly appreciate all the help we've...
Chicken Squawk: First Things First

Chicken Squawk: First Things First

by Angela Caras “Chickens – the pet you can eat.” OK, that probably isn’t the best chicken catchphrase, but then again chickens don’t really need any selling these days. It seems that everyone either has chickens, wants chickens (or wants more chickens), is thinking...

Shriners Hospitals for Children Fundraiser August 25

For Immediate Release:  The public is invited to fall fundraiser benefitting Shriners Hospitals for Children® — Galveston and Shriners Hospital for Children® — Houston.  NILEFESTDinner, Live Auction, Silent Auction, Children’s Silent Auction August 25, 20125:00 p.m. –...

Storm Drain Construction Update – Week of August 6

Good morning!  Please find below the status of work for the Allandale Storm Drain Improvements

 Last week:

  • Additional sod placement on White Horse, Nasco and remainder of project
  • Watering grass
  • Installation of hand rail on White Horse tributary
  • Finalization of all items before paving schedule begins.

Rain Days:    None

**The schedule below is projected as accurately as possible, however, all dates are subject to change due to the nature of construction and weather**

This week:

  • Finalization of sod placement
  • Continuation of grass watering
  • Final paving begins on Thursday, August 9 and Friday, August 10.  Paving is anticipated to begin Thursday around 7:30 a.m. on Bull Creek at Shoal Creek and will work north toward White Horse.  Final paving should begin on White Horse and Nasco on Friday.
  •  ** Please be sure to remove your vehicles from the street to speed up the process.  Vehicles left in the street will necessitate requests for removal. If no one is available to move the vehicle, a tow truck will move the vehicle to a nearby street. Please allow time for the new paving to cure before driving, riding or walking on the new pavement.  Letters have been hand-delivered to those homes involved.


Storm Drain Construction Update – Week of July 30

Good afternoon!  Please find below the status of work for the Allandale Storm Drain Improvements

  • Completed minor repair work of storm drain box culverts  
  • Placed additional sod
  • Primed roadway for northbound Nasco   

Rain Days:    None

**The schedule below is projected as accurately as possible, however, all dates are subject to change due to the nature of construction and weather**

This week:

  • Additional sod placement on White Horse, Nasco and remainder of project
  • Watering grass
  • Installation of hand rail at tributary
  • Finalization of all items before paving schedule begins.