TRMC to expand emergency room

TRMC to expand emergency room
Tomball Regional Medical Center has launched a $4.5 million emergency room expansion and modernization project that will increase access to emergency services and enhance patient care. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2015. To symbolize the start of construction, hospital leaders broke ground on the project last Thursday. [...]

City Council Promoting Changes

City Council Promoting Changes
Cheryl Garcia Contributing Writer The Tomball City Council still had an eye on growth issues at its meeting on February 16. The Council approved the re-zoning of land next to South Persimmon Street from residential to commercial, approved acquisition of approximately three acres of land at the corner of SH 249 and Holderreith as part of the M [...]

Deceased Hispanic male found in Tomba...

Deceased Hispanic male found in Tomball
On Monday, February 16 at approximately 8am,  the Tomball Police Depart-ment’s communications center received a phone call from a motorist driving south on Snook Lane regarding a body lying in a wooded area on the west side of the roadway. The motorist advised that body was partially concealed by heavy brush but was clearly visible from the r [...]

MISD receives grant for campus clinic...

MISD receives grant for campus clinics
The Magnolia ISD Nursing Department is the recipient of a $16,000 grant from the Tomball Health Coalition. MISD was awarded the grant to purchase new equipment, update or replace older equipment and supplies. All 15 MISD campuses will benefit from the grant with the students being the ultimate beneficiary—having the best equipment and receiv [...]

Magnolia man arrested for promotion o...

Magnolia man arrested for promotion of child pornography
\ Randolph Warren Rush, age 66, of Magnolia, was arrested allegedly for Promotion and Possession of Child Pornography. An investigation was conducted by Montgomery County PCT 5 Constable’s Office Internet Crimes against Children  (ICAC) Task Force investigator.  The investigator learned that someone had been downloading and sharing child porn [...]

Tomball High School junior Natalie Brown (right) presents her grand champion steer at Tomball ISD’s 39th Annual FFA Project Show.  Representatives with Mann’s Tire and Wheel Connection purchased the winning steer for $16,000.  Tomball High School senior Madeline Reid (left) displays Brown’s trophies.  The three-day show and sale raised over [...]

Take Care of Texas Art Contest

Take Care of Texas Art Contest
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and Samsung Austin Semiconductor invite K-5th grade students in Texas to submit artwork showing how they help keep the air and water clean, conserve water and energy and reduce waste. Fifteen students and one teacher will each win a Samsung tablet and one grand prize winner will receive a S [...]

Preventing suicide topic of next Be R...

Preventing suicide topic of next Be Ready Tomball meeting
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and takes the lives of nearly 40,000 Americans every year.  For young people ages 15-24, it is the second leading cause of death.  The highest suicide rate is among men over 85 years old and depression is the strongest risk factor for suicide. “Because suicide can be prevented th [...]

LSC-Tomball names new president

LSC-Tomball names new president
Lone Star College announced Dr. Lee Ann Nutt as the new president of LSC-Tomball effective Feb. 15.  Dr. Nutt, who received overwhelming support from the LSC-Tomball Faculty Senate, was the unanimous choice of the 20-member President’s Search Advisory Committee. “The feedback I have received from Dr. Nutt’s interview with the search committe [...]

Tomball Memorial High School senior Reis Seggebruch and Head Football Coach Finis Vanover received a second place trophy and plaque from the Touchdown Club of Houston for good sportsmanship on the playing field in the Class 5A division.  This is the second time the Wildcat football team has received this honor.  The team was also recognized [...]