Monthly archives for May, 2014

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Trio lands in jail for Tomball bank r...

jail
By Caleb Harris Tribune Staff Three men are now in the Harris County Jail, after Tomball police say they allegedly robbed a bank the morning of May 5. Terrence Brown, 24; Kerry Baines, 25 and Kevin Carter, 25, have all been charged in the robbery of Community Bank of Texas in Tomball. Police said the trio entered the parking lot of the bank [...]

Magnolia baseball coach grabs 700th c...

Coach Dale Westmoreland
Coach Dale Westmoreland By Caleb Harris Tribune Staff It took a bout with retirement for Magnolia High School baseball coach Dale Westmoreland to get to a milestone, but his players and the Magnolia community are thankful that retirement didn’t last long, after watching him grab his historic 700th career win recently. Westmoreland says [...]

May 19, 2014

May 19, 2014
JAMESĀ  – John Paul James, 32, of Houston, passed away April 30, 2014. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Klein Funeral Home-Tomball. A memorial service was held at Kingsland Baptist Church in Katy. Interment will follow at a later date at Klein Memorial Park-Pinehurst. MILLAN – Zoraida Millan, 89, of Humble, passed away May 1, [...]

May 19, 2014

May 19, 2014
ONGOING EVENTS MONDAYS: Knitting, Hockley Community Center, 28515 Old Washington Rd., 10 a.m. For more information, call 936-931-5030. Advanced Bridge, Tomball Community Center, 221 Market St., 12:30 p.m. Stretch and Tone, Hockley Community Center, 28515 Old Washington Rd., 9:30 a.m. For more information, call 936-931-5030. TUESDAYS: Quilt [...]

Tomball efforts praised by council

Tomball efforts praised by council
Tomball City Council members heard a presentation from Public Works director David Kauffman about the success of the recent spring clean-up project and consolidated recycling day. “We recently held our annual spring clean-up, which has gone on for many years,” he told the council. “Much of what we do is recyclable, so it div [...]

Candidates hit hard in Montgomery Cou...

Candidates hit hard in Montgomery County debate
The Greater Magnolia Chamber of Commerce and the Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce hosted another candidate forum May 5, to discuss issues to be put to a vote this month, specifically, the issues of who will be the next Montgomery County Precinct Two Commissioner and of whether Proposition One, a sales tax increase within much of ESD #10 t [...]

Teen with terminal illness wants to s...

Smithsonian
A young man with a debilitating disease is looking to fulfill his biggest wish by visiting the Smithsonian in Washington DC. Austin Riley, a nearly 19-year-old from Tomball, still has a sharp and witty mind even as the rest of his body is failing him. Riley was diagnosed at 4-years-old with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a rapidly progressive [...]

Law enforcement crime report for the ...

Law enforcement crime report for the week of April 27
Tomball PD April 27 Officer Sampson arrested a 46-year-old woman from Tomball for Possession of a Controlled Substance. Sampson conducted a traffic stop in the 200 block of S. Poplar. During a search incident to arrest, Sampson discovered crack cocaine under the suspect’s tongue. April 28 Officer Sampson arrested a 27-year-old woman f [...]

TPD to host Youth Citizens Police Aca...

TPD to host Youth Citizens Police Academy
The Tomball Police Department is now accepting applications for the 2014 Youth Citizens Police Academy to be held in June. Deadline for applications is May 30. Submitted Photo   Applications are now being accepted for the 11th annual Tomball Police Department Youth Citizens Police Academy (YCPA). The YCPA will run Monday June 9 until Fri [...]