Tomball pharmacy robbed at gunpoint

Tomball pharmacy robbed at gunpoint
The TMP Pharmacy in Tomball was closed after two armed gunmen robbed the business on September 11. A hostage situation ensued. Lexi Conner Contributing Writer On September 11 at 11:30 am, Tomball Police Department officers responded to a armed robbery in progress at the TMP Pharmacy located at 455 School Street in Tomball.  As the responding [...]

Tomball STAGE celebrates its 20th sea...

Tomball STAGE celebrates its 20th season
The 2014-2015 Tomball STAGE officers include (first row, from left) President Katie Pavlas, junior; Vice-President Kaleb Bigley, senior; Business Manager Michael Murray, junior; (second row) Historian Calianne Timothy, senior; Parliamentarian Shelby Barrette, senior; Publicity Officer Sam Sharp, junior; and Secretary Emily Swonke, junior. Th [...]

Magnolia City Council readies city fo...

Magnolia City Council readies city for growth
The newest member of Magnolia PD, K-9 “Rocky,” was presented to the Magnolia City Council at a September 9 meeting. Donated by Magnolia Denny’s Restaurant and trained by Tri- County K-9 Academy, Rocky will be handled by Magnolia Police Officer Scott Collins. Cheryl Garcia Contributing Writer Council members approved several considerations at [...]

Be Ready Tomball

Be Ready Tomball
“Are the Hackers Winning?” will be the topic of the Be Tomball Ready September 18 meeting. Identity Theft is the #1 crime in the world today.  More money is made from Identity Theft than from all the illegal drugs combined in the United States.  Recently, CNN Money reported that half of all American adults, or 110,000,000 million individuals, [...]

Benefit Concert works to end child sl...

Benefit Concert works to end child slavery
The  Love 146 Tomball Task Force is creating awareness to end the epidemic of child trafficking in Houston and around the world. On September 20, the Tomball Love 146 Task Force invites the community to join their efforts to abolish child slavery by attending the ‘Sound of Love’ benefit concert. Love 146 is an international human rights organ [...]

Houston’s longest overhead crane deli...

Houston’s longest overhead crane delivered to Tomball
This 20 ton, 140 foot long crane created quite a spectacle as it made its way to its new home in Tomball. Oil and gas service company, Patton Myhre Sourcing & Supply,  received Houston’s longest, 20-ton, overhead crane recently.  Measuring 140 feet long, the crane was  installed at their new 43, 390 square foot valve warehouse in T [...]

Magnolia woman dies in freak horse ac...

Magnolia woman dies in freak horse accident
Jeanine McMinn of Magnolia lost her life doing what she lived and loved. Lexi Conner Contributing Writer Jeanine McMinn has taught over a thousand young people to ride horses over the years at her stables in Magnolia, McMinn Quarter Horses.   Unfortunately it was a horse that took her life on Sunday, August 28. McMinn, 62, of Magnolia died t [...]

“Operation Kaitlyn”

“Operation Kaitlyn”
Kaitlyn Greer, a 2011 Tomball High School graduate, is serving on the USS George H.W. Bush in the Persian Gulf.  “Operation Kaitlyn” is collecting & sending items the troops were unable to get before being deployed. Items will ship on the 1st of each month.  Kaitlyn will receive the packages and dispense them to her shipmates. Drop off lo [...]

The Magnolia West High School Fillies Dance Team earned an invitation to perform at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City this November. They will be representing their school and the town of Magnolia by performing with other dancers in a Spirit of America Production on Live TV.  For more information about upcoming fundraisers [...]

Tomball Texas Music Fesitval draws la...

Tomball Texas Music Fesitval draws large crowd
Mike and the Moonpies entertain the crowd at the Tomball Texas Music Festival. Photo by Mike Baxter More than 2,200 music lovers filled Tomball’s historic downtown Depot Plaza for a day of Texas-style music, festival foods and fun on Saturday, August 30th. The inaugural “Tomball Texas Music Festival” brought together local Texas talent and b [...]