Road Bond for Mont. Co. to be on Nov....

Road Bond for Mont. Co. to be on Nov. 3 ballot
All of Montgomery County wins with the decision by Commissioners Court to put a road bond on the November 3 ballot, said County Judge Craig Doyal. The Montgomery County Commissioners Court, realizing the rapid growth in the area demands that they get moving on vital road projects, voted to place a $280 million road bond on the November ballot [...]

St. Anne Catholic School, 1111 South Cherry Street in Tomball, welcomed a new principal, Joseph Noonan and 335 students, from PreK through eighth grade, for the new school year on Wednesday, August 19.  “We have a great year planned for the students of St. Anne Catholic School,” said Noonan.. “In addition to the 30+ new families, we welcome [...]

Outdoor burn ban lifted

Outdoor burn ban lifted
Recent rainfall and changing seasonal weather patterns have brought relief to much of the Gulf Coast area, including Montgomery County. Conditions have improved sufficiently in our area to allow for the lifting of the ban on residential outdoor burning in unincorporated areas of the County.   Residents may now burn small limbs and brush gathe [...]

Tomball reveals new emergency prepare...

Tomball reveals new emergency preparedness solution
On September 1, 2015 the City of Tomball will officially launch its new emergency preparedness and mass notification services for Tomball’s citizens, http://tx-tomball.civicready.com. The City partnered with CivicReady to create this new site. CivicReady, experts in helping local governments engage communities in emergency preparedness, assis [...]

LSC Foundation announces new board me...

LSC Foundation announces new board members
The Lone Star College Foundation is pleased to announce that Fred Caldwell and Lori Klein Quinn have been appointed to its board of directors. Caldwell, a Cypress area resident, is the founding partner, president & CEO of Caldwell Cos. and was the LSC Foundation StarGala 2015 honoree. As a long-term community leader, Caldwell sits on th [...]

A sculpture honoring Tomball Depot Station Agent Ken Walden was unveiled in a ceremony on Saturday, August 22.  Walden, a longtime volunteer and face of the historic downtown depot, passed away at his desk on May 3rd during the City’s annual Rails & Tails Mudbug Festival. Funding for the public art piece came from community donations and [...]

Tomball among best places to retire i...

Tomball among best places to retire in Texas
Retirement presents a chance for many Americans to meet new people and create new experiences and according to a new study Tomball is among the best places to do it in Texas. The study, by SmartAsset, a financial technology company, ranked the cities with the most recreational and social opportunities for retirees. SmartAsset’s index factors [...]

Local author, hero returns to his ro...

Local author, hero returns  to his roots
By Michael Calderon Contributing Writer Before a collection of his friends and classmates, small-town boy, turned American hero, Chris (Steve) Adams regaled the crowd with stories from his distinguished life and unveiled his autobiography entitled “Final Approach” in the Fellowship Hall at the First Baptist Church in Tomball recently. Growin [...]

Members of the Tomball Fire Department shaved their heads last week to show support for Brayden Hughes, 12 years old, who was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma on July 29th. Ewing’s Sarcoma is considered a rare form of  bone cancer that affects mainly children and adolescents. Brayden’s tumor is located in his spine and in November, [...]

Veteran receives keys to mortgage fre...

Veteran receives keys to mortgage free home in Tomball
U.S. Army CW4 Kevin Bone and his wife Carolina received the keys to their newly built, mortgage-free home in Wimbledon Falls in Tomball, at a special dedication ceremony held August 14. U.S. Army CW4 Kevin Bone and his wife Carolina received the keys to their newly built, mortgage-free home in Wimbledon Falls in Tomball, at a special dedicat [...]