Here is a list of the top 5 stories from the Tomball and Magnolia areas during the month of May:


After Santa Fe High School shooting, Magnolia ISD announces plans to add police officers at every campus in August
Magnolia ISD Superintendent Todd Stephens sent a letter to families within the district Monday, May 21, in response to a shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe ISD on Friday, May 18. Read the full story, here.





Tomball, Magnolia communities remember long-time resident, developer Jack Frey
Jack Frey, the founder of Tomball-based Jack Frey Properties, died Wednesday, May 2, after an accident in Louisiana while fishing with friends. Frey and his late wife Shirley moved to Tomball in the early 1970s, selling real estate in the Tomball and Magnolia areas and serving in various community organizations. Read the full story, here.





Proposed Audubon Magnolia Development triples size in Magnolia
Audubon Magnolia Development, a master-planned development proposed near FM 1488 west of FM 149, has tripled in size to 3,000 acres, developer representative Sam Yager III said at a Magnolia City Council meeting April 10. Read the full story, here.






Magnolia ISD names assistant principals for new Bear Branch, Magnolia intermediate schools
According to an April release from the district, Jim Gassaway will serve as assistant principal for Bear Branch Intermediate School, bringing 16 years of experience in public education. Angela Martinez, a teacher at the Magnolia Sixth Grade Campus with 15 years of experience in education, will serve as assistant principal at the new Magnolia Intermediate campus. Read the full story, here.





Montgomery County Precinct 2 road bond projects move forward
As the construction to widen Nichols Sawmill Road wraps up in Magnolia, Montgomery County Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley said he looks forward to construction beginning this spring on Grand Pines Drive, a new road slated from Nichols Sawmill to Sanders Cemetery roads. However, the project hit delays in April with the Army Corps of Engineers. Read the full story, here.