Houston’s longest overhead crane deli...

Houston’s longest overhead crane delivered to Tomball
This 20 ton, 140 foot long crane created quite a spectacle as it made its way to its new home in Tomball. Oil and gas service company, Patton Myhre Sourcing & Supply,  received Houston’s longest, 20-ton, overhead crane recently.  Measuring 140 feet long, the crane was  installed at their new 43, 390 square foot valve warehouse in T [...]

Magnolia woman dies in freak horse ac...

Magnolia woman dies in freak horse accident
Jeanine McMinn of Magnolia lost her life doing what she lived and loved. Lexi Conner Contributing Writer Jeanine McMinn has taught over a thousand young people to ride horses over the years at her stables in Magnolia, McMinn Quarter Horses.   Unfortunately it was a horse that took her life on Sunday, August 28. McMinn, 62, of Magnolia died t [...]

“Operation Kaitlyn”

“Operation Kaitlyn”
Kaitlyn Greer, a 2011 Tomball High School graduate, is serving on the USS George H.W. Bush in the Persian Gulf.  “Operation Kaitlyn” is collecting & sending items the troops were unable to get before being deployed. Items will ship on the 1st of each month.  Kaitlyn will receive the packages and dispense them to her shipmates. Drop off lo [...]

The Magnolia West High School Fillies Dance Team earned an invitation to perform at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City this November. They will be representing their school and the town of Magnolia by performing with other dancers in a Spirit of America Production on Live TV.  For more information about upcoming fundraisers [...]

Tomball Texas Music Fesitval draws la...

Tomball Texas Music Fesitval draws large crowd
Mike and the Moonpies entertain the crowd at the Tomball Texas Music Festival. Photo by Mike Baxter More than 2,200 music lovers filled Tomball’s historic downtown Depot Plaza for a day of Texas-style music, festival foods and fun on Saturday, August 30th. The inaugural “Tomball Texas Music Festival” brought together local Texas talent and b [...]

H-E-B grocery stores salute local her...

H-E-B grocery stores salute local heroes on Sept. 11
H-E-B will honor our nation’s firefighters for their dedication and selfless service with its 10th annual company-wide volunteer program, Helping Heroes, on Thursday, September 11. More than 1,300 H-E-B Partners (employees) from H-E-B stores in the Houston Region will visit local fire stations to serve breakfast and lunch to firefighters and [...]

Mo Co Drought Index continues to cree...

Mo Co Drought Index continues to creep up
Most of  our area has not seen significant recent rainfall and with fall approaching, fire danger  increases around passing cool fronts. With the first cool front of the year forecast to hit our area next week, many residents will be looking to take advantage of cooler weather to clean up their yards and property.  While conditions will be gr [...]

Crime spree ends with three arrests

Crime spree ends with three arrests
On Sunday, August 24, at approximately 2:30 AM, Deputies from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 1500 block of Lake Robbins, in The Woodlands, Texas.  Two individuals reported they were sitting in their car in a parking space when three armed actors robbed them at gunpoint.  Reportedly after taking their wallet a [...]

Rosehill Elementary School students (from left) Kyle Martin, second grade and Cody Kruppa, first grade, sported backpacks as they found their classrooms on the first day of school. Both students looked forward to seeing friends and organizing their school supplies. Tomball ISD welcomed over 12,700 students district wide for the 2014-2015 sch [...]

West Nile cases multiplying

West Nile cases multiplying
Lexi Conner Contributing Writer Montgomery County health officials have confirmed that the number of west nile virus cases in the county has increased to thirteen. In all of  2013 Montgomery County had only three confirmed West Nile virus cases with the first case confirmed in August. In 2012, seventeen West Nile cases were confirmed. Individ [...]