Planning commission to oppose high sp...

Planning commission to oppose high speed rail
A newly formed regional planning commission will enable Montgomery County and the city of Magnolia to monitor and work against any high speed rail projects that may cut through western Montgomery County, said County Judge Craig Doyal. The county and area communities have expressed concerns about Texas Central Rail’s proposal to build a [...]

Magnolia parade garners 38 for Boulev...

Magnolia parade garners 38 for Boulevard of Stars
The Fourth in Unity Park Children’s Bicycle/Tricycle/Scooter Parade garnered 38 participants from pre-k to 13 years old. Kids decked their wheeled units and themselves to celebrate the Fourth and this year’s parade theme, Boulevard of Stars. The Magnolia Fourth in Unity Park saw the annual Children’s Bicycle/Tricycle/ Scooter Parade gather 38 [...]

Tomball Station Agent Memorial art pi...

Tomball Station Agent Memorial art piece continues on schedule
Artist Shirley Scarpetta works on the clay sculpture which is the basis for the finished bronze piece of station agent Ken Walden. The life-sized sculpture honoring longtime Tomball Depot Station Agent Ken Walden is running on schedule according to Cy-Fair based artist Shirley Scarpetta. Walden, who passed away at his desk inside Tomball’s hi [...]

Kay Smith running for State Rep.

Kay Smith  running for State Rep.
By Michael Calderon Contributing Writer Kay Smith, local community activist and business woman, announced her candidacy for State Representative of the 130th district of the Cypress and Tomball area at a Town Hall meeting recently.  Allen Fletcher currently holds the position but won’t seek re-election in 2016. He was first elected to the ch [...]

TRMC Senior Circle members tour brewe...

TRMC Senior Circle members tour brewery and museum
Members of the TRMC Senior Circle program stop to pose for a picture at Saint Arnold’s Brewing Company. Members of Tomball Regional Medical Center’s (TRMC) Senior Circle (SC) program took a day trip to Houston recently  for a tour and lunch at the Saint Arnold’s Brewing Company and a visit to Houston’s Art Car Museum.  As one of many su [...]

Game Night

Game Night
Game On! Game Night for Grown-Ups 6:30 pm., Thursday, July 30. Join LSC-Tomball Community Library and 8th Dimension Comics & Games for their first ever FREE Game Night! Refreshments and board games provided. Bring your sense of adventure and competitive nature! 16+ welcome. Call 832-559-4200 for more info.

District Office Hours

District Office Hours
Congressman Brady’s Director of Case Management Janet Qureshi will hold district office hours Wednesday, July 29 from 9-11 a.m. at the Tomball Community Center, 221 Market St.  Help with federal agency issues such as Social Security, Medicare, Veterans Benefits, the Internal Revenue Service and more is available.  For more info. call 877-441- [...]

Willowbrook Mall announces renovation...

Willowbrook Mall announces renovation plans
Willowbrook Mall recently commenced a large-scale construction project on the 1.3-million-square foot property that will incorporate aesthetic updates to both the interior and exterior of the mall. The project is expected to be complete by the end of 2015. The mall entrance will be enhanced by a contemporary, two-story clear structure. This f [...]

The Tomball Scholarship Foundation awarded 12 scholarships to students planning to further their education in the Lone Star College System.  Tomball Scholarship Foundation Board Member Bruce Hillegeist presented the awards to students from Tomball High School and Tomball Memorial High School.  The following students received scholarships: (f [...]

TxDOT public hearing on FM 2978 expan...

TxDOT public hearing on FM 2978 expansion
TxDOT has scheduled a public hearing to present the proposed plan for the widening of FM 2978 from Conroe-Hufsmith Road to FM 1488 in Montgomery County. The proposed project consists of the following: Widening FM 2978 to four 11-foot travel lanes divided by a 16-foot-wide center turn lane; adding five-foot outside shoulders to accommodate bic [...]