Hurricane Preparedness Workshop

Hurricane Preparedness Workshop
All Home Depot stores will host hurricane preparedness workshops on Saturday, May 30 from 10-11:30 am. Hurricane season begins June 1. The workshops are free and open to the public. Additional information and event registration is available at

Swim Season

Swim Season
Tomball City Pool at Jerry Matheson Park opened May 23 and will close on September 7. The pool will be open only during weekends from May 23-June 7. The pool will be closed every Monday during swim season 2015, except Memorial Day and Labor Day.  June 9-August 23 will be regular weekly days and hours. August 29-September 7  the pool will open [...]

Car Show

Car Show
Aaron’s will be sponsoring a Car Show to benefit the Society of Samaritans, Saturday, May 30 at 17685 FM 1488 in Magnolia. Registration ends at noon with the judging at 3:30pm. Fun for kids and refreshments. $20 car entry fee or $20 in non-perishable groceries. To register call 281-259-7747.

Walmart hires more than 11,800 vetera...

Walmart hires more than 11,800 veterans
Walmart announced that it is creating even more job opportunities for transitioning U.S. veterans in Texas by guaranteeing a job offer to any eligible U.S. veteran honorably discharged from active duty since the original launch of the Veterans Welcome Home Commitment on Memorial Day 2013. The previous commitment was for veterans within 12 mon [...]

Concordia Lutheran wins State Champio...

Concordia Lutheran wins State Championship
Tomball Concordia Lutheran played an incredible back and forth game in the TAPPS 5A State Championship against district foe, Kelly Bulldogs, at Baseball USA in Houston. Tomball Concordia Lutheran jumped out to an early 4-0 lead in the first two innings. Kelly responded with three runs in the third and fifth innings. The Crusaders trailed 6-5 [...]

Tomball Bobcats gear up for playoff r...

Tomball Bobcats gear up for playoff run
The Tomball Bobcats semi pro football team practices hard while gearing up for the playoffs. Michael Calderon Contributing Writer Post season football is alive and well in Texas. While the NFL season is still months away, the Texas United Football Association (TUFA) playoff season is just kicking off.  This semi-pro league is comprised of 18 [...]

City council approves depot station a...

City council approves depot station agent sculpture
Artist’s rendition of the sculpture that will be installed at the Tomball Depot in honor of former station agent Ken Walden. The Tomball City Council held it’s regular meeting on Monday, May 18 and approved the creation of a depot station agent sculpture representing Tomball’s railroad heritage and the installation of the piece on city prope [...]

LSC recognized for training veterans

LSC recognized for training  veterans
The Lone Star College Office of Workforce Education, along with the International Association of Drilling Contractors and Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. has received the Faraday Award for its efforts to prepare and train returning military veterans for careers in the oil and gas drilling industry. The Faraday Award, presented by Electric Power and [...]

High Speed Rail Meeting

High Speed Rail Meeting
Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association sponsored High Speed Rail Meeting, Thursday, May 21, 6:30– 8:00 pm. at the Grimes County Expo Center, 5220 F.M. 3455, Navasota, 77868. Texas Central Railway  is a proposed project to build a high-speed passenger rail line between the cities of Dallas and Houston. The project is expected to req [...]