42nd Tomball Night to be held Aug. 1

42nd Tomball Night to be held Aug. 1
A clown entertains children attending last year’s Tomball Night. The 42nd Annual Tomball Night will be held on Aug. 1 beginning at 5 p.m. By Karina Brisack Tribune Staff The 42st Annual Tomball Night celebration is set to draw crowds into local businesses all around the city on Aug. 1 starting at 5 p.m.. The event has been organized  by the [...]

Tomball City Council tackles zoning

Tomball City Council tackles zoning
By Cheryl Garcia Contributing Writer At the City Council meeting on July 21, the members addressed multiple issues related to zoning in Tomball. One zoning issue affects Texas Star Gymnastics on Ulrich Road. This gymnastics school, which has existed on the property since 1999, is currently located in a residential zone, and therefore cannot e [...]

1,200 voters sign anti-dry ordinance ...

1,200 voters sign anti-dry ordinance petition
By Karina Brisack Tribune Staff Tomball restaurant Cisco Salsa Company (CSC) recently completed gathering well over the 1,000 necessary signatures on a petition to repeal the city’s longstanding dry ordinance. The petition’s success will allow a ballot measure on the subject to be put up for consideration during the upcoming November election [...]

Magnolia child actor Deke Garner star...

Magnolia child actor Deke Garner stars in “Hellion”
Deke Garner (bottom) poses with “Hellion” costars Aaron Paul (top) and Josh Wiggins (middle).          Photo Credit/IMDB.com By Cheryl Garcia Contributing Writer Magnolia resident Deke Garner always loved movies and now he’s acting in them. Garner, age 11, has in fact been doing so for quite some time. He filmed his first movie at the age of [...]

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 [...]