Early voting ends today
The final day of early voting for the May elections is Tuesday, May 2. Several contested elections that impact the Lake Houston area, including four Humble ISD board of trustee races and one Humble city council race with two candidates. Fourteen candidates are vying for the five spots. Election day is May 6. Check out our election guide here:

Generation Park seeks feedback for retail, restaurant options
The 4000-acre master-planned development near Summerwood partnered with the Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce to release a survey asking what residents would like to see in the development. The survey requests feedback on dining options, shopping and fitness facility preferences as well as health and beauty options. The survey launched Thursday, April 20 and runs through Thursday, May 11. Take the survey here:

Serving alcohol in East Montgomery County
The Signoreli Co., which is the developer of master-planned community Valley Ranch, and a group of residents launched the East Montgomery County Entertainment Initiative. The group is lobbying for the legal sale of all alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages in Montgomery County’s Justice Precinct 4 through a petition. To receive a spot on the November ballot, the group will be required to collect 4,500 signatures of residents who live in Montgomery County’s Justice Precinct 4 by June 27.

Main Event Grand Opening today
Main Event plans a grand opening event for its new Humble location May 2 at 20945 Spring Creek Crossing. Among its many activities and sections, the 50,000-square-foot facility has 22 bowling lanes, two laser tag floors and a restaurant. It also will have a laser tag arena and pool, a pizza cafe and a full-service bar. 281-909-5000. www.mainevent.com

Mysterious illness affects dozens at Woodland Hills
Hundreds of students were absent Thursday after dozens of students fell ill at Woodland Hills Elementary. More than 80 students were absent Wednesday and even more fell ill throughout the school day. A sanitizing spray mist will be applied throughout the school. Officials from Humble ISD said they do not know the cause of the illness, but are taking precautions on campus. Read more here: