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.

LSC reduces tax rate by 7% for 2014-...

LSC reduces  tax rate by 7% for 2014-15
The Lone Star College (LSC)  System Board of Trustees recently voted unanimously to reduce the property tax rate to 10.81 cents per $100 property evaluation for the 2014-15 tax year, which represents a significant 7 percent decrease. This is the third year in a row LSC has lowered the tax rate and is the largest decrease in 40 years. “We take [...]

Magnolia resident Graves honored at g...

Magnolia resident Graves honored at gala
Magnolia historian Celeste Graves, center, was honored this month at the Greater Magnolia Chamber of Commerce annual gala. Graves received the Chairman’s Award, which was the highest award given at the gala. She is shown here in the Magnolia Depot, which is managed by the Magnolia Historical Society. Cheryl Garcia Contributing writer One of [...]

Cougar Charms invites former Charms t...

Cougar Charms invites former Charms to celebrate anniversary
The Tomball High School Cougar Charms Drill Team plans to celebrate 40 years of dancing, memories, fun, and friendships on Friday, October 3.  All Charms from 1975 through the present are invited to join the festivities, which include a halftime performance and a reception honoring the Charms. “The Charms have been part of Tomball High Schoo [...]

TISD invites parents to help define n...

TISD invites parents to help define new attendance zones
Tomball ISD invites parents to volunteer for the Attendance Zone Realignment Committee to create several new school attendance zones.  In August 2015, the district will be opening three new campuses including Wildwood Elementary on Northpointe Blvd., Oakcrest Intermediate on Shaw Road and Creekview Elementary on West New Harmony Lane in The W [...]

Tomball pharmacy robbed at gunpoint

Tomball pharmacy robbed at gunpoint
The TMP Pharmacy in Tomball was closed after two armed gunmen robbed the business on September 11. A hostage situation ensued. Lexi Conner Contributing Writer On September 11 at 11:30 am, Tomball Police Department officers responded to a armed robbery in progress at the TMP Pharmacy located at 455 School Street in Tomball.  As the responding [...]

Tomball STAGE celebrates its 20th sea...

Tomball STAGE celebrates its 20th season
The 2014-2015 Tomball STAGE officers include (first row, from left) President Katie Pavlas, junior; Vice-President Kaleb Bigley, senior; Business Manager Michael Murray, junior; (second row) Historian Calianne Timothy, senior; Parliamentarian Shelby Barrette, senior; Publicity Officer Sam Sharp, junior; and Secretary Emily Swonke, junior. Th [...]

Magnolia City Council readies city fo...

Magnolia City Council readies city for growth
The newest member of Magnolia PD, K-9 “Rocky,” was presented to the Magnolia City Council at a September 9 meeting. Donated by Magnolia Denny’s Restaurant and trained by Tri- County K-9 Academy, Rocky will be handled by Magnolia Police Officer Scott Collins. Cheryl Garcia Contributing Writer Council members approved several considerations at [...]

Be Ready Tomball

Be Ready Tomball
“Are the Hackers Winning?” will be the topic of the Be Tomball Ready September 18 meeting. Identity Theft is the #1 crime in the world today.  More money is made from Identity Theft than from all the illegal drugs combined in the United States.  Recently, CNN Money reported that half of all American adults, or 110,000,000 million individuals, [...]