LSC rated number one community colleg...

LSC rated number one community college system in Texas has rated Lone Star College as the number one community college system in Texas. Each year, RateMy collects data from students and compiles lists of the top schools in the country which is used as a resource by students. Schools are rated in categories such as quality, reputation, location and student happi [...]

Concordia Lutheran High School won the TAPPS Division I State One-Act Play Competition with their performance of Sweet Nothing in My Ear by Stephen Sachs. Additionally, Senior Nick Garig was awarded Best Actor for his role.  Senior Colleen Catania and Junior Raphael Jaquette were awarded All-Star Cast and Senior Maddie Nutt was chosen for Al [...]

Tomball City Council continues to tac...

Tomball City Council continues to tackle zoning
Cheryl Garcia Contributing Writer On November 17, the Tomball City Council met to discuss several zoning ordinances regarding development in areas previously zoned for something else. As Tomball grows, old zoning ordinances may need to be changed to accommodate new construction. One case regarded a mixed-use complex with apartments, a hotel, [...]

TISD consistently earns finance award...

TISD consistently earns finance awards
Tomball ISD has received praise from two professional organizations and the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for excellence in financial management.  According to TEA’s Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST), Tomball ISD earned a Superior Achievement rating for effective school finance management.  The FIRST rating is based on the ana [...]

Citizen of the Year nominations accep...

Citizen of the Year nominations accepted through Dec. 5
The Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for its 2014 Citizen of the Year award. Candidates desired are community leaders whose volunteer contributions have significantly benefited the greater Tomball area. Applications will be accepted through Friday, Dec. 5. Each year the Chamber recognizes an individual fo [...]

Local Liquor Option passes in Tomball

Local Liquor Option passes in Tomball
Cisco’s Salsa Company owner, Laura Wilson (center)  celebrates with Tomball Mayor Gretchen Fagan (left) and Chamber of Commerce President Bruce Hillegeist (right)  after hearing the results of the liquor option ordinance which passed 497-106. Lexi Conner Contributing Writer Voters in the City of Tomball passed an ordinance for  “THE LEGAL SA [...]

LSC bond referendum approved

LSC bond referendum approved
Voters elected to approve the Lone Star College $485 million bond proposal. “We are extremely grateful that voters saw the need and chose to support the important work Lone Star College is doing,” said Stephen Head, LSC chancellor. “We are committed to providing affordable access to a quality education for all of our students,” said Head. “Th [...]

The Tomball Junior High 7th Grade A Team finished their season as undefeated District Champions.  Their final game was against Willow Wood Junior High on Monday, November 3 and the Tomball Cougars defeated them 8-7. Pictured above are the  7th Grade A Team and their coaches.

Tomball City Council maintains growth...

Tomball City Council maintains growth agenda
At the Tomball City Council meeting November 3, Mayor Gretchen Fagan proclaimed Saturday, November 8 as “Team Rachel Ann Can” Day, in honor of Rachel Ann Nutt, an 8-year-old Tomball student who participated in The Down Syndrome Association of Houston 14th Annual 5K Buddy Walk/Run. Cheryl Garcia Contributing Writer The Tomball City Council ap [...]

Tomball High School to present The Wi...

Tomball High School to present The Wizard of Oz
Tomball High School students (from left) Michael Murray, junior, Katie Pavlas, junior, and Brittany Matt, senior, donned costumes in preparation for The Wizard of Oz. There’s no place like The Tomball STAGE for the characters of Oz to be transported to the wondrous discoveries of the Emerald City. After a tornado sweeps Dorothy and her dog, [...]