2:53 PM Nov 8, 2019 CST

FM 1960 residents create petition in hopes of inciting positive change for longtime nuisance building

Residents of the Spring and Klein area are hoping to finally see improvements at a longtime nuisance building on FM 1960 through a petition showing support for entities that could incite change.


Report: Spring ISD has higher student mobility rate than Greater Houston area, state of Texas

Spring ISD has a higher rate of student mobility than the Greater Houston area and the state of Texas, according to a report by the Houston Education Research Consortium.


Tonkotsu Ramen Shop now open in Vintage Marketplace

Tonkotsu Ramen Shop celebrated its grand opening Nov. 8 in Vintage Marketplace at 10111 Louetta Road, Ste. 800, Houston.



Houston Peace Academy now offering toddler Montessori program

The Islamic school offers Montessori education for students toddler-age to third grade.


Brighter Horizons Academy Houston campus now operating in Spring

The private school operates as a nonprofit and its curriculum includes Islamic studies, Qur’an education and Arabic in addition to TEKS-based secular subjects.


Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar to open Spring location in December

Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar is slated to open a new location this December at 21930 Kuykendahl Road, Spring.


The PAC dance studio to relocate in November

The studio offers recreational and competitive dance instruction in a variety of styles.



Transportation Updates: Here is the latest on 5 transportation projects in Spring, Klein

Here is the latest information on five local transportation projects in the Spring and Klein area, as of Oct. 15.


With bond funding secured, METRO officials announce next steps

With voter approval, METRO is moving forward with plans to bring projects in its long-range transportation plan to life.


Texas secretary of state refutes Harris County clerk’s claims that state caused election results delay

An explanation for the 12-hour delay in Harris County election results grew more complicated Nov. 6.


Historic Big Boy steam locomotive to roll through Spring on Friday, Nov. 8

No. 4014 is the world’s only operating Big Boy steam locomotive. Weighing in at 1.2 million pounds, the historic locomotive has traveled over one million miles since 1941.



Lone Star College System breaks ground on Houston North Fallbrook campus

Lone Star College System celebrated the groundbreaking of their newest campus, LSC-Houston North Fallbrook, on Nov. 6, according to a press release.


UPDATED: Here is how Texas voters weighed in on 10 state constitutional amendments on the ballot Nov. 5

Ten constitutional amendments went before voters in Texas on Election Day, Nov. 5.


UPDATED: Unofficial results show METRO bond passing with strong support

With almost all votes tallied, METRO has been given the green light to use bonding authority to advance its $7.5 billion METRONext plan.


UPDATED: Rob Ellis to replace longest-tenured trustee on Klein ISD board of trustees

A total of five non-incumbent candidates are competing for the position on Tuesday, Nov. 5.



UPDATE: With all voting centers reporting, Spring ISD incumbents solidify seats on the board of trustees

Early voting results show incumbents taking an early lead as six candidates are vying for three positions on the Spring ISD board of trustees in the Nov. 5 election.


100+ Women Who Care organization to host first north Houston chapter meeting

The organization makes large-sum donations to jointly selected local nonprofits.


Your 2019 voter guide to state constitutional amendments on the ballot in Texas

Texas voters can vote for or against 10 amendments to the state’s constitution Nov. 5.


Slim Chickens closes eatery on Louetta Road

Slim Chickens closed its location at 9850 Louetta Road, Houston, in late October.



Lone Star College System to open Drilling Services Technology Center in fall 2020 in Tomball

After a setback from a downturn in the oil and gas industry about four years ago, the Lone Star College System is beginning work on its Drilling Services Technology Center, set to open in Tomball in September 2020.


UPDATED: Harris County voting results to be delayed into early morning hours following Election Day

Harris County election results will be delayed during the Nov. 6 election.


Mindful Transformations Counseling Center to relocate from Eastloch Drive to Champion Forest Drive

The center offers various counseling services for clients of all ages.