Tomball German Festival this weekend

Tomball German Festival this weekend
Beginning with one Oompah band on a flat-bed trailer fifteen years ago,  the German Heritage Festival has become an annual tradition in Tomball and one of the best music/street festivals in Texas.  Every year, on the very last weekend in March, festival-goers break out their Lederhosen and Dirndls and “Go German” for the areaR [...]

MISD students advance to State Scienc...

MISD students advance to State Science Fair
Magnolia ISD students competed in the regional Science Engineering Fair of Houston recently, with several students advancing to the State Science Fair in San Antonio March 26-29. The students who qualified for State are: • Grace Gustin from Magnolia Junior High – 2nd Place in Behavioral Science Category • Katherine Hinchley and Sophia [...]

Constable’s office arrest two in car ...

Constable’s office arrest two in car burglaries
On Tuesday March 17, Harris County Precinct 4 deputies from  Constable Ron Hickman’s Office, were on patrol after a rash of motor vehicle break ins. The deputies observed an unoccupied vehicle parked  in the middle of the road with no lights on, in a subdivision. Corporal Thomason pulled behind the vehicle and activated his emergency lights [...]

VA hosts town hall meeting

VA hosts town hall meeting
The Houston VA Medical Center and the Houston Regional Benefits Office are co-hosting a town hall meeting at the VA’s Tomball Outpatient Clinic for Veterans, family members and the public to provide feedback on their VA experiences.   The meeting is part of a nationwide outreach effort to listen and learn directly from Veterans who use the VA [...]

Honky Tonk Music Festival Rescheduled

Honky Tonk Music Festival Rescheduled
RAIN, RAIN GO AWAY. TOMBALL HONKY TONK MUSIC FESTIVAL RESCHEDULED Several weeks of rain and a forecast for heavy weekend thunderstorms has forced the City of Tomball to reschedule this weekend’s 4th annual Honky Tonky Music Festival to Saturday, April 18th. The talent lineup is unchanged with Texas honky tonkers Jeff Woolsey & the Danceha [...]

America needs help and it’s time to s...

America needs help and it’s time to start some place
By Glenn Mollette Enact a flat tax immediately. Make Americans’ lives simpler. Throw out the tax code. Let poor families pay zero. Middle class families could pay 10% to 15% and high-income people could pay about 20%. Obviously the dollar amounts and percentages can be changed in either direction, the concept is what is important. Why h [...]

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed
The 2015 B-geO Magnolia Miles Bike Ride needs 30 “Corner Marshals” &  more volunteers for the event on March 14 at 9am. Potential volunteers can contact the ride’s Corner Marshal Coordinator, Pat Brantner at pbrantner@b-geo.com.

Annual Salad Luncheon

Annual Salad Luncheon
Magnolia United Methodist Women’s Annual Salad Luncheon Thursday, March 12,  10:30AM to 1:30PM at Magnolia United Methodist Church, 419 Commerce Street, Magnolia. Dine in or takeout. Call 281-356-6647 for more information.

Voters to decide on $350 million in r...

Voters to decide on $350 million in road bonds
Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted to put $350 million in road bonds to voters in May.  The Court voted 5 – 0 for the bond election amount after the Montgomery County 2015 Road Bond Committee presented its final reports and recommendations. Co-Chair Nelda Luce Blair told Commissioners the Committee considered a bond amount of $ [...]

Free gun locks

Free gun locks
Three accidental shootings in four days have left a three year old, a four year old and a six year old dead in the Harris County area this past week. Under Texas law, an offense is committed if a child gains access to a readily dischargeable firearm and the person with criminal negligence: (1) failed to secure the firearm; or (2) left the fir [...]