Willowbrook Mall announces renovation...

Willowbrook Mall announces renovation plans
Willowbrook Mall recently commenced a large-scale construction project on the 1.3-million-square foot property that will incorporate aesthetic updates to both the interior and exterior of the mall. The project is expected to be complete by the end of 2015. The mall entrance will be enhanced by a contemporary, two-story clear structure. This f [...]

The Tomball Scholarship Foundation awarded 12 scholarships to students planning to further their education in the Lone Star College System.  Tomball Scholarship Foundation Board Member Bruce Hillegeist presented the awards to students from Tomball High School and Tomball Memorial High School.  The following students received scholarships: (f [...]

TxDOT public hearing on FM 2978 expan...

TxDOT public hearing on FM 2978 expansion
TxDOT has scheduled a public hearing to present the proposed plan for the widening of FM 2978 from Conroe-Hufsmith Road to FM 1488 in Montgomery County. The proposed project consists of the following: Widening FM 2978 to four 11-foot travel lanes divided by a 16-foot-wide center turn lane; adding five-foot outside shoulders to accommodate bic [...]

Tomball woman wins “once in a lifetim...

Tomball woman wins “once in a lifetime experience”
By Michael Calderon Contributing Writer A 65-year-old grandmother and owner of Classic Hair salon in Tomball, recently won a seat at the World Poker Tour 500 poker tournament held at Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas this past July 4th weekend. Sandy Krug, who considers herself a casual poker player, was one of 40 lucky players to win se [...]

LSC wins prestigious marketing awards

LSC wins prestigious marketing awards
The Houston Chapter of the American Marketing Association awarded Lone Star College with three Crystal Awards for excellence in marketing and communications. The Crystal Awards recognize Houston’s best marketing work among organizations, businesses and advertising agencies. “Lone Star College is delighted to be recognized by this [...]

Mont. Co. added to federal disaster d...

Mont. Co. added to federal disaster declaration
Montgomery County has been notified that the federal government has included it in its federal disaster declaration for Texas, opening the door for individual assistance funds to begin flowing to eligible residents. “The disaster declaration was expanded at the request of Montgomery County and the state of Texas,” said County Judge Craig Doya [...]

Tomball’s July 4th celebration sets n...

Tomball’s July 4th celebration sets new attendance record
Tomball’s annual July 4th Celebration and Street Party continues to break attendance records as more than 25,000 visitors filled the half mile stretch of Business Highway 249 just north of FM 2920 for the evening street party of live music, food, kids’ activities and a spectacular fireworks display; this was an attendance increase of 18 perc [...]

Tomball Regional Medical Center offer...

Tomball Regional Medical Center offers pet therapy
Tomball Regional Medical Center (TRMC), in its continued dedication to enhancing the hospital stay, now offers pet therapy for hospital patients.  Pet therapy is a way to help reduce stress, lower blood pressure, encourage exercise, promote intimacy and contribute to a general feeling of well-being. “Teddy Bear and I are grateful to have the [...]