Series shot in Montgomery County aiming for Hulu, Netflix deal and more Houston-area news

"Breaking Strongholds" is a faith-based, eight-episode series that explores topics such as suicide and depression. (Courtesy Terry Weaver)
"Breaking Strongholds" is a faith-based, eight-episode series that explores topics such as suicide and depression. (Courtesy Terry Weaver)

"Breaking Strongholds" is a faith-based, eight-episode series that explores topics such as suicide and depression. (Courtesy Terry Weaver)

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Montgomery County

Faith-based series filmed in Montgomery County hopes for spot on Netflix, Hulu

"Breaking Strongholds," a faith-based, eight-episode series produced in Montgomery County, is wrapping up filming, with some of the final shots being filmed April 10, the production crew said. The show has been pitched to various platforms, including Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime.

Cy-Fair



Family-owned shop brings creative flavor pairings at Popcorn Blast

For Mario Navarrete, one of the owners of Popcorn Blast on Hwy. 6 in Cy-Fair, coming to work everyday is similar to coming to work at a candy store. There are opportunities to be creative with flavors, bring joy to customers and see the eyes light up when children and adults alike walk through the door.

Lonesome Blonde hair salon now open on Cypress Rosehill Road

Professional stylist and salon owner Maegan Willman said the business takes a holistic approach to professional hair services and seeks to provide a welcoming environment. Services include haircuts, coloring, styling and customizable treatments.

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Rice Military hosts 40-house garage sale

The Rice Military Civic Club is bringing back its annual garage sale April 10 with almost 40 households participating.

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Service King to open Sugar Land collision repair center in mid-April

Service King will open its 28th Houston-area and 96th Texas location at 10215 S. Hwy. 6, Sugar Land, in mid-April.

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In-person performances will return to Miller Outdoor Theatre on May 1

Miller Outdoor Theatre, one of Hermann Park’s most popular venues, is bringing back in-person performances when it kicks off its 98th season May 1.

Eva Vigh, Shawn Arrajj, Hunter Marrow, Claire Shoop and Matt Dulin contributed to this report.



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George Strait will perform at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo's 90th anniversary celebration next year. (Courtesy Pexels)
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Co-owner Damon Haynes opened the restaurant in honor of his grandfather. (Eva Vigh/Community Impact Newspaper)
Wings Over Montgomery: Local restaurant dedicated to famed Texas lawyer Richard Haynes

Haynes was known to take on seemingly impossible cases, and his courtroom theatrics included shocking himself with a cattle prod.

Effective June 26, unemployed Texans will no longer be eligible to receive the $300 weekly unemployment supplement from the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Gov. Greg Abbott announces end-date for Texans to receive federal pandemic-related unemployment benefits

Effective June 26, unemployed Texans will no longer be eligible to receive the $300 weekly unemployment supplement from the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program.

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H-E-B makes curbside services free

Previously, curbside shoppers were charged a $4.95 fee on all orders, but moving forward that fee will be waived on purchases of $35 or more. Orders worth less than $35 will have a $2.95 "small basket surcharge" attached.

Imperio Wine & Spirits sells a variety of liquor, beer, wine and spirits. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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A new substation could be coming to Montgomery to better serve customers in the next 10 years. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Entergy Texas considering new substation in Montgomery area at FM 1097 and FM 149

The project is part of Entergy’s 10-year plan but could be built sooner.

See how some Greater Houston area school districts are planning to go back to school for the 2021-22 academic year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
See how some Greater Houston area school districts are planning to go back to school for the 2021-22 academic year

While some school districts in the Greater Houston area are doing away with face mask requirements and virtual schooling completely, others are pivoting to continue offering online learning options for students and plan to require face masks.

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CDC ends all mask requirements for fully vaccinated people

The guidance states fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks indoors or outdoors.

The festival is estimated to bring in at least $1.1 million to the city. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Conroe music festival in the works

The four-day festival would include more than 30 bands and 40 shows across multiple venues and pop-ups.