Monthly archives for June, 2014

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 [...]

This Week in Texas….

This Week in Texas….
Texas • 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 [...]

Michael W. Davis, Jr. (pictured right), who received his Eagle Rank recently, had his Eagle Court of Honor ceremony on June 13 at St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church. Davis’s eagle project, which was completed on June 1, was designing and installing a compass course for the Memorial Chase subdivision. Michael is the 13th scout from Tr [...]

Melissa Boland (pictured above), a Tomball High School graduate, led the Angelina College Lady Roadrunners softball team to victory at the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I national championship game. Her three-run homer in the national title game against Central Florida gave the Roadrunners the much-needed advantage in [...]

Obits Week of June 23

Obits Week of June 23
ALLEN William Howard “Bill” Allen, 85, of Tomball, passed away June 9, 2014. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Klein Funeral Home-Magnolia. Memorial services were held at First Baptist Church-Tomball with Dr. James Clark officiating. A private committal was held. ARNETT John H. Arnett, Jr., 80, of Tomball, passed away June 12, 2014. Fune [...]

Auto/Pedestrian fatality on SH 249

Auto/Pedestrian fatality on SH 249
By Lexi Conner Contributing Writer Constance Lois Long, 30, of Tomball, was struck and killed Monday night, June 16 as she crossed SH 249 at Weakley Way near Pinehurst. According to published reports, Long left the Rock Bottom Sports Bar located at 111 Weakley Way and attempted to cross an unlit area of SH 249, where she was struck and kille [...]

Crime report for the week of June 8

Crime report for the week of June 8
Tomball PD • June 8 Officer Diaz arrested a 32 year old man from Humble for Possession of Marijuana. Officer Diaz conducted a traffic stop in the 700 block of W. Main. During a search incident to arrest, Officer Diaz discovered marijuana in the suspect’s vehicle. • June 8 Officers Hernandez and Mani-ckas arrested a 25 year old man and a 26 ye [...]

Calendar for June 23, 2014

Calendar for June 23, 2014
ONGOING EVENTS MONDAYS: Walk A Mile, Tomball Community Center, 221 Market St., 9:30 a.m. Yoga, Hockley Community Center, 28515 Old Washington Rd., 8:15 a.m. For information, call 936-931-5030. Games, Tomball Community Center, 221 Market St., 9:30 a.m. TUESDAYS: PTSD, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Support Group, Tomball United Methodist Chur [...]

Tomball hosts school supply drive

Tomball hosts school supply drive
Each school year, many students are unable to purchase their necessary school supplies, leaving the responsibility to teachers. The City of Tomball, in cooperation with the Tomball Independent School District, is working to alleviate that problem by staging a citywide effort to collect the supplies needed to outfit students for the coming sch [...]