Tomball’s city marketing wins statewi...

Tomball’s city marketing wins statewide awards
Tomball Marketing Director Mike Baxter poses with Tomball’s first place marketing awards at the Texas Fairs and Events Association conference in Austin. By Karina Brisack Tribune Staff The Texas Festivals and Events Association (TFEA), a Waco-based organization devoted to furthering the efforts of professionals in the events and festivals in [...]

The Magnolia West High School’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) team poses for pictures before the first general session of the 2014 Texas FFA Conference.

Magnolia teen dies in vehicle crash

Magnolia teen dies in vehicle crash
By Karina Brisack Tribune Staff Brehana Tayler Lewis, age 17, of Magnolia died late Sunday evening in a single vehicle car wreck on I-45 near its intersection with Gladsdell St at approximately 11:46 on Sunday, July 13. Lewis reportedly drove her vehicle into a guardrail on the side of the freeway, causing it to roll over. No alcohol or drug [...]

Tomball, Magnolia residents show off ...

Tomball, Magnolia residents show off classic cars
Classic cars like the one pictured above will be featured at the upcoming Tomball Night event on Aug. 1. Close to 200 cars are estimated to be displayed during the event in a the Tomball Marketplace parking lot, located near the southwest corner of SH 249 and FM 2920. By Cheryl Garcia Contributing Writer Both Magnolia and Tomball are big on [...]

Horsemanship programs cater to specia...

Horsemanship programs cater to special needs
Special needs campers and their siblings enjoy activities outdoors at Camp Blessing. By Cheryl Garcia Contributing Writer Population growth in local areas has expanded the need for services for those with special needs. Two local organizations that have been helping the disabled for several years are now getting the opportunity to reach more [...]

City of Tomball to develop new park

City of Tomball to develop new park
Volunteers at a 2013 KaBOOM! community playground build in Houston set up monkey bars. Tomball will apply for a grant later this year to create a similar project. By Karina Brisack Tribune Staff The City of Tomball has begun the process of developing a new city park, which will be located at 1414 Hufsmith, for area residents to enjoy. Its co [...]

The winners of Magnolia’s Bicycle/Tricycle Parade pose in front of city officials for photos at the Magnolia Fourth of July celebration in Unity Park.

Tomball Council honors employees

Tomball Council honors employees
By Cheryl Garcia Contributing Writer At the July 7 meeting of the Tomball City Council, councilmembers heard several presentations that showcased the outstanding contributions of city employees and illustrated some of the impact of recent population growth on city organizations. City departments have added staff and expanded their intern prog [...]

Stark sets the stage at the Santa Fe ...

Stark sets the stage at the Santa Fe Opera
By Karina Brisack Tribune Staff Former Tomball area resident Shelby Stark was accepted some months ago to the acclaimed Technical Apprenticeship Program at the Santa Fe Opera in New Mexico. Less than 13 percent of applicants were accepted to the program this year, making Stark’s accomplishment all the more impressive. Stark is a member of the [...]

Homeschoolers foil Magnolia Council c...

Homeschoolers foil Magnolia Council curfew
A large crowd filled Magnolia’s council chamber July 8 to express their aversion to a proposed curfew ordinance. By Karina Brisack Tribune Staff The July 8 meeting of the Magnolia City Council drew a crowd that flooded the council chambers to overflowing with local residents who showed up to voice their dissent to a curfew ordinance being co [...]