Holiday Closing

Holiday Closing
In observance of Independence Day, the Tribune office will close at noon on Friday, July 3 and will also be closed Monday, July 6.  Regular business hours will resume Tuesday morning, July 7, at 8:30am.

The Gift of Freedom

The Gift of Freedom
By Bryan Golden On Independence Day we celebrate the gift of freedom given to us 239 years ago by the founders of our great nation.  Freedom is as precious as life itself.  However, its true value is rarely appreciated unless it is either threatened or lost. July Fourth isn’t just a day off.  It’s more than barbecues and parties.  [...]

Mailbag Week of June 29, 2015

Mailbag Week of June 29, 2015
Dear Editor, Remember the Andy Griffith Show where Sheriff Andy Taylor was also the Justice of the Peace?  The obvious conflict of interest is what made it so funny. Apparently, the Tomball Police Department did not get the joke.  First of all, I am retired law enforcement and I am a strong supporter of traffic laws including red light viola [...]

LSC Law Enforcement Academy open hous...

LSC Law Enforcement Academy open house
The Lone Star College Law Enforcement Academy will hold an open house at 9 a.m. on Monday, July 6, for anyone interested in the Basic Peace Officer training program. The event takes place at the academy, housed at Lone Star College-University Park in Building 12, Room 116. LSC-University Park is at SH 249 and Louetta Road. The academy will ha [...]

Pct. 4 offers Southern Floral and Co-...

Pct. 4 offers Southern Floral and Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart Tour
Harris County Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program is offering transportation to Southern Floral and Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart Tuesday, July 7 at 9:30 a.m. departing from Tomball Community Center 221 Market Street, 77375. Tour the refrigerated area of the largest distributor of fresh cut flowers in Houston, and learn how they receive flow [...]

AAR Pet of the Week June 29, 2015

AAR Pet of the Week June 29, 2015
Hi, I’m Freya!  Besides being beautiful, one-year-old, and about 50 lbs., I’ve been told I’m quite the handful! Truth is, I’m just a young strong girl who’s desperate for love and attention, and a whole lot of play-time too! I’m not so good on a leash yet. I’m a smart girl and very eager to please! I have had some basic obedience training, b [...]

The Tomball Lions Club held their officer installation banquet at Pecos Grilling Co. recently. Pictured above (left to right) are the 2015-2016 board members: Al Gerhardt, Treasurer; Bob Ervin, Vice President; John Seber, Lion Tamer; Jerome Teichmiller, President; John Phillips, Tail Twister; and George Shackelford, Secretary. For more info. [...]

Principal Daron Aston congratulated Lakewood Elementary School fourth grader Anelle van Heerden on being recognized as an A+ Student at the 29th Annual Tomball ISD Academic Awards Ceremony.  Eighty students in grades two through 12 were honored by the Tomball ISD Board of Trustees for their outstanding academic accomplishments.

Real Provencher was the speaker at the weekly Magnolia Rotary club luncheon. Provencher spoke to the club about the recent Rotary 2015 International Conference that he attended.   The club meets every Tuesday  at noon at the  Celeste Graves Education Support Center, 31141 Nichols Sawmill Road in Magnolia.

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