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Montgomery High School to convert storage unit into indoor baseball, softball batting cages

“It’s going to be a very functional facility that [our athletes] could go to every day,” MISD Athletics Director Clint Heard said.


San Jacinto River Authority presents facts on lake lowering, listens to concerns from Lake Conroe, Lake Houston residents

Hundreds of residents attended to voiced their opinions on the temporary seasonal lowering;



3C's Crawfish now open in Conroe

The business sells crawfish from Louisiana.


Southern Secrets Med Spa now open in Conroe

The spa offers various aesthetic and functional medicine procedures, in addition to men's and women's sexual wellness.


Conroe ISD approves Stockton rezoning, full-day pre-K, calendar for 2020-21 school year

Assistant Superintendent Of Elementary Education Debbie Phillips said the district received five applications and ultimately decided it could open for full-day pre-K in the 2020-21 school year without private partners.


Lake Conroe area's growth, development continues trajectory

Mirroring local population growth, several major developments are breaking ground and opening in the Conroe and Montgomery area in 2020.



Woodforest National Bank to open in Woodforest

The bank will offer a range of banking services for consumer and commercial customers and will also include Woodforest Wealth Strategies.


Annual community info: City of Willis

Annual community info: City of Willis


Annual community info: City of Montgomery

See how Montgomery's demographics have changed in recent years.


Annual community info: City of Conroe

Check out changes in population, rent and mortgage and education levels.



Lake Conroe lowering up for February vote

A controversial flood-reduction strategy is up for vote in February, raising a debate over residents’ livelihoods, the need for flood protection and the strategy’s effectiveness.


Legislators, community members gather to dedicate portion of I-45 to The Woodlands founder George P. Mitchell

A portion of I-45 in Montgomery County is now designated the George P. Mitchell Memorial Highway in honor of the local entrepreneur who founded The Woodlands in 1974.


Montgomery celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Organized by local nonprofit Dr. MLK Jr. Community Improvement Organization, the seventh annual Community Celebration featured various performers, including the Lake Creek High School choir, singer Sister Katherine Houston and the Praise Dancers.


Shopping listing: Businesses that opened in 2019 in Conroe, Montgomery area

Check out our annual roundup of businesses that opened in 2019.



Dining listing: Restaurants that opened in 2019 or are coming soon to Conroe, Montgomery area

Check out the restaurants that opened their doors in 2019 or are coming soon.


Beekeeping to '90s-themed costume party: Things to do in Conroe, Montgomery area January through February

Check out local happenings, plus a live music calendar.


U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady and others celebrate Covenant Christian School's FEMA grant

The event saw representatives from the city of Conroe, Montgomery County, the Texas Legislature and more.


Commissioner: Feral hog trapping program to begin in Montgomery County Precinct 3 immediately

Montgomery County Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack announced Jan. 17 he has contracted with a professional wildlife removal company to trap feral hogs in several areas on Spring Creek.



National Forests and Grasslands to waive entrance fees for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Although camping fees will be in effect, the fees will be waived at the several parks.


Conroe Art League draws national attention ahead of March gallery

The gallery will run March 5-28 with a meet-and-greet reception March 7 at 5-8 p.m. where the jurors will announce the prize winners.


Montgomery County Tax Office to extend hours for property tax deadline

The deadline to pay property taxes in Montgomery County is Jan. 31.


Local nonprofit God's Garage relocates in Conroe

The nonprofit repairs cars for single mothers, widows and wives of deployed military for free, in addition to giving away donated cars.



Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo concert tickets go on sale Jan. 16

Lower-level seating options are already very limited.


Texas oil and gas industry could see a major slowdown in 2020

The oil and natural gas industry paid a record-setting $16.3 billion in taxes and royalties to local governments and the state in 2019, the Texas Oil and Gas Association announced Tuesday.