Voter registration deadline is Octobe...

Voter registration deadline is October 6
The general election November 4 is an important one for Texas. If you’re not registered to vote, your last chance is Monday, October 6. You will vote for the first new Texas governor since 2000, when Rick Perry took office, the Texas Lieutenant Governor, a Lone Star College System bond issue and your U.S. Congressional Representatives. Every [...]

The Tomball Redcats & Tomball Patriots played in the Mayors Cup at Tomball High School on September 20. The Redcats pulled off the win 20-8 with the final touchdown scored by Casey Lee. This year marks 40 years for the Redcats. Pictured left,  the Redcats proudly show off the Mayors Cup trophy.

Magnolia Livestock Show posts record ...

Magnolia Livestock Show posts record sales
Magnolia High School  student Todd Wellmann shows  his steer at the annual Magnolia ISD Livestock Show on September 20. His animal was named Grand Champion of the show and brought in $18,000 at auction. Cheryl Garcia Contributing Writer This year’s Magnolia ISD Livestock Show raised  more than $250,000 in proceeds from its auction of winning [...]

LSCS SBDC names finalists

LSCS SBDC names finalists
The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center Advisory Council  (LSCS SBDC) has named 18 finalists for its 28th Annual Small Business of the Year awards. BBVA Compass, a leading U.S. banking franchise who has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading Small Business Administration (SBA) lenders, is the title sponsor of thi [...]

Rosehill Christian School pre-school students bow their heads and pray during the annual See You At The Pole event held September 24.

Sherine’s Stride for breast cancer aw...

Sherine’s Stride for breast cancer awareness now registering runners
The City of Tomball’s “Sherine’s Stride” 5K run and 1-mile family walk is returning on Saturday, October 11 at the historic downtown Depot. Sherine’s Stride was originally created in memory of Tomball Police dispatcher Sherine Amano-llahi who died from breast cancer in 2012. This year the run will also celebrate the life of another member of [...]

Locals continue to see the cost of fo...

Locals continue to see the cost of food rising
Local shoppers will dig a little deeper in their pockets during their next trip to the grocery store, according to the latest Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) Grocery Price Watch survey. The total cost of the 16-item grocery bill rose to $49.88, compared to $47.57 last quarter. Prices rose across many categories, led by increases in beef, pork, turkey [...]

Why will Magnolia residents pay more ...

Why will Magnolia residents pay more in water rates this fall?
Cheryl Garcia Contributing writer The simple answer to why water rates are rising is population growth. As Montgomery County grows, the demand on the groundwater table (from wells) is increasing – to the point where the Gulf Coast Aquifer is being severely challenged to support demand. The San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA), which manages a [...]

Tomball’s “Bugs, Brew and BBQ” coming...

Tomball’s “Bugs, Brew and BBQ” coming this weekend
The Saint Arnold tye-dye VW Bug will be on display during the 4th Annual Bugs, Brew & Barbecue in downtown Tomball this weekend. On September 27th, more than 125 classic Volks-wagen “bugs’,  Houston-area craft breweries, local barbecue and live music will make Tomball’s 4th annual “Bugs, Brew & Barbecue” a true Oktoberfest done Texas [...]

Rosalie Dillon, manager of the Tomball Community Center, was recently named Grand Marshall of the 2014 Tomball High School Homecoming Parade.  She was later honored during the pep rally at the historic downtown Depot.