Market Data for Tomball and Magnolia — January 2013

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A portion of FM 1488 in Magnolia is scheduled to be closed this weekend. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
FM 1488 lanes closed Jan. 25-26; Hwy. 249 lane closure set

A total closure of eastbound and westbound lanes of FM 1488 between Ravenswood Drive and Buddy Riley Boulevard in Magnolia is scheduled for Jan. 25-26, according to the Houston TranStar database . The road will be closed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Jan. 25-26. Drivers can detour using FM 1774 and FM 149.

Houston-area hospitals to close include the Tomball, Spring, Heights and Bay Area locations of Kindred Hospital, according to the statement. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
Kindred Healthcare to close 6 Houston, Dallas locations

Four Houston-area locations of Kindred Hospital will close by March 17.

Mead is available on tap or in the bottle. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
Thirsty Bee Meadery, a first for Tomball, opens on Commerce Street

Kelly and Matt Brantley opened Thirsty Bee Meadery in early January at 108 Commerce St., Tomball.

The Tomball ISD District Zone Committee reconvened Jan. 23 to discuss options for realigning junior high boundaries in the southern portion of the district after the board of trustees took no action to approve previously recommended junior high boundaries in December. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
Tomball committee reconvenes to discuss new junior high boundaries

New junior high boundaries in Tomball ISD could be determined Feb. 11 following a vote by the TISD board of trustees

“Trending Fear”—a Travel Channel series that debuted in the fall—visited Old Town Tomball to film the episode “Ghost Train to Terror,” which aired Jan. 10 and features Tejas Chocolate & Barbecue. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
Travel Channel’s ‘Trending Fear’ spotlights Tejas Chocolate & Barbecue

“Trending Fear”—a Travel Channel series that debuted in the fall—visited Old Town Tomball to film the episode “Ghost Train to Terror,” which aired Jan. 10.

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Official: Raveneaux Country Club deal expected to close in late January without further Commissioners Court action

According to the HCFCD, the action taken by Harris County Commissioners Court earlier this month both authorized and approved the acquisition, meaning the deal is expected to close by Jan. 30 without another vote.

leo's shelf lone star college university park food pantry
Lone Star College-University Park launches Leo’s Shelf, an on-site food pantry

The food pantry is designed to serve campus community members with free grab-and-go meals, snacks, nonperishable pantry items and personal hygiene products.

Road work is still ongoing on the widening of FM 2978 in the Magnolia area. (Courtesy Fotolia)
FM 2978 widening still ongoing in Magnolia

Construction on the widening of FM 2978 in the Magnolia area is still ongoing.

Construction to widen Spring Cypress Road from Hwy. 249 to Hufsmith-Kohrville Road is scheduled to be complete in February. (Kara McIntyre/Community Impact Newspaper)
Spring Cypress Road widening to be complete in February

Construction on Spring Cypress Road between Hwy. 249 and Hufsmith-Kohrville Road is scheduled to be complete in February.

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