Lexi Reeves, winner of Keep Montgomery County Beautiful’s 2014 Growing Green Plant Sale Poster Contest, has been awarded a $500 scholarship. Lexi graduated from Magnolia West High School in June and is headed to Sam Houston State University to study Computer Animation. She hopes to ultimately transfer to a specialized school to study [...]
George Lang III (pictured) has earned every boy scout merit badge available to date.
George Lang III, son of George and Cecilia Lang of Magnolia, has recently achieved one of Boy Scouting’s rarest achievements – he has earned every merit badge currently offered by the Boy Scouts of America. This number includes 135 badges currently off [...]
The Tomball Rotary Club welcomed Texas State Rep. Alan Fletcher (pictured) as a guest speaker at their July 16 meeting. The Tomball Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at the Tomball Community Center starting at noon.
Andrea Kopataki made a presentation to the Magnolia Rotary Club July 15 about her endeavors to improve education opportunities in Hungary for special needs students through the Christian School of Budapest. Kopataki is pictured above with Club President Dan Lowe. The Magnolia Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at the Celeste E. Graves Education [...]
Ambassadors and members of the Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce joined Saigon Pho owners Duan and Phuong Nguyen and others as they celebrated their new Chamber membership with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Saigon Pho, located at 28301 Tomball Pkwy Ste. 300, provides authentic Vietnamese cuisine and boasts a delicious French bakery. For [...]
The Greater Magnolia Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed new member Walkers Catering & Events with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Walkers Catering & Events is located at 17702 Rolling Hills, Magnolia, TX 77354. For more information, visit the chamber at www.magnoliatexas.org.
• First Lady Ana Garcia de Hernandez of Honduras came to the Rio Grande Valley this week to see firsthand the many Honduran illegal immigrants who are being housed in border patrol stations in south Texas due to the recent surge of immigrants flooding the Texas border. She met with McAllen Mayor Jim Darling June 26 and was scheduled as [...]
Montgomery County Youth Services’ (MCYS) Sixteenth Annual Ladies Night Out achieved the event’s most supreme success to date, setting unprecedented records in several respects. The event boasted over 500 attendees at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott, who were able to enjoy live music by ‘The Spazmatics’ and participate in an auction event tha [...]
• Texas law enforcement agencies have begun a surge of southern border security including both land and air support following an order from Gov. Rick Perry. Perry has authorized the Department of Public Safety to spend as much as $1.3 million in emergency spending per week. The surge has been spurred on by Texas lawmakers frustrated by [...]
Cadet Wesley Joseph Wood (pictured above), son of Mr. and Mrs. Mick Raydon of Magnolia, Texas and Mr. and Mrs. Terry Wood of Beaumont, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy May 28. Wood graduated from Magnolia High School in 2010. While at West Point, he concentrated his studies in Foreign Language (Arabic and French). He was commissioned [...]