Conroe - Montgomery

Stay informed about the latest local news in Conroe and Montgomery, including city council coverage, MISD and CISD updates, the latest from Montgomery County Commissioners Court and Lake Conroe news.

5:30 PM Jul 18, 2022 CDT

Developers present single-family, multifamily developments proposed in Montgomery

Montgomery City Council discussed possible single-family and multifamily residential development.


New mental health crisis line, 988, launched in Texas

The new three-digit number will likely reduce calls to 911 during mental health emergencies, officials said.


Conroe ISD postpones July 19 board meeting

The meeting will now be held on Aug. 2.



H-GAC unveils preliminary plan for distributing $488M in federal funds

The Houston-Galveston Area Council's plan for distributing $488 million in federal funds excludes Harris county and its local jurisdictions such as Houston.


Texas School Safety Center Q&A: How COVID-19 has affected students' mental health

Stephanie Peterson with the Texas School Safety Center provided insight on how students' mental health was affected by the pandemic.


Little Kitchen Academy coming to Texas by end of 2022

Little Kitchen Academy will be expanding into Texas with 75 locations across the state planned for the next decade, according to a news release from Franchise Elevator PR.


Texas sues Biden administration over federal emergency abortion guidelines

The lawsuit argues that the federal government has violated state sovereignty by requiring hospitals to provide abortions as a form of emergency medical treatment.



Conroe City Council hears update on future performing arts center

Members of the Conroe Symphony as well as members from other various community performing arts groups attended the meeting to voice their hopes for the new performing arts building.


United Methodist Church announced as first place of worship in The Woodlands Hills community

The church is anticipated to have a groundbreaking ceremony in 2023.


Houston Restaurant Weeks set to kick off Aug. 1

One of the most anticipated times for Houston foodies is just around the corner.


UPDATED: Council members push back on committee formed by Conroe Mayor Jody Czajkoski to review city charter

At a regular meeting on July 14, the Conroe City Council voted to cease and desist all meetings and formation of committees relating to reviewing the Conroe city charter.



Healthy Hearts of Montgomery County to host health fair July 20 ahead of new school year

On July 20, Healthy Hearts of Montgomery County will be expanding its monthly food market in Conroe to a comprehensive health fair that helps prepare families for the back-to-school season.


Patricia Easley sworn into Montgomery City Council Place 5

Patricia Easley was sworn into Montgomery City Council at a regular meeting July 12 by Mayor Byron Sanford to fill a vacancy for Position 5.


TxDOT adds $150M in funding for rural, urban public transportation

The funding is meant to make public transportation safer and more reliable.


San Jacinto Regional Flood Planning Group approves draft plan for state water board submittal

The regional flood planning group has developed a draft plan mandated by the state Legislature to plan flood mitigation.



14 events happening in the Houston area this weekend, July 15-17

Looking for something to do in the Houston area this weekend? Check out this weekend's guide!  


Sport Clips opens in Montgomery

Sport Clips opened a location June 30 at 15320 Hwy. 105 W., Montgomery.


Public comments open for state Sunset review of San Jacinto River Authority

The agency will undergo a review through the state Sunset Advisory Commission, which evaluates performances of state agencies.


Houston Association of Realtors: Property sales decline in June

Year-over-year total property sales fell by over 9% in the Houston area for June, according to the Houston Association of Realtors’ July 13 Multiple Listing Service report.



LSC-Creekside Center prepares for grand reopening, new programs

The LSC-Creekside Center opened in 2016 and is renovating as it prepares to launch several new programs to reintroduce the facility.


ERCOT asks Texans to conserve energy for second time in 3 days

Texans successfully reduced their energy use by nearly 500 megawatts at the beginning of ERCOT's previous conservation appeal, which was issued July 11.


Service-minded Texans to be honored with 2023 Governor’s Volunteer Awards

The 39th annual awards will highlight Texans who have given back to their communities. Nominations are due August 10.