CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Tomball City Council approves development of 240 acres at Hwy. 249, Rocky Road; JLB Eatery coming soon to Katy and more top news

Tomball City Council approved a development agreement with Lovett Industrial for 240 acres at Hwy. 249, Rocky Road Nov. 29. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
Tomball City Council approved a development agreement with Lovett Industrial for 240 acres at Hwy. 249, Rocky Road Nov. 29. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)

Tomball City Council approved a development agreement with Lovett Industrial for 240 acres at Hwy. 249, Rocky Road Nov. 29. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 1.

Note: The following stories were published Nov. 28-29.

Greater Houston

Tomball City Council approves development agreement for 240 acres at Hwy. 249, Rocky Road


Tomball City Council approved a development agreement Nov. 29 with Lovett Industrial to develop about 240 acres of vacant land at the Grand Parkway and Rocky Road east of Hwy. 249.


JLB Eatery coming soon to Katy

The restaurant sells a variety of burgers as well as sides of french fries, onion rings, tater tots and sweet potato fries.

TxDOT to hold public meetings to discuss FM 1488 improvements from I-45 to Mostyn Drive in early December

The Texas Department of Transportation will hold public meetings to discuss proposed improvements on FM 1488 from I-45 to Mostyn Drive on Dec. 2 and Dec. 7, according to the department’s website.

Locally-owned Mexican restaurant Kokomos now open in Oak Ridge North

Kokomos is a Mexican restaurant that features a menu with a Caribbean flair.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Lewisville ISD board names an interim superintendent


After about two and half hours of discussion, the Lewisville ISD board of trustees appointed a new interim superintendent during a special board meeting Nov. 29.

Chandler France, Samantha Douty, Sierra Rozen, Jishnu Nair and Ally Bolender contributed to this report.