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Kindred Healthcare to close 6 Houston, Dallas locations

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



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.


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


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.


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.




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.


FM 2978 widening still ongoing in Magnolia

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


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.



Sip Hip Hooray launches Tomball storefront

The business offers personalized wedding and party favors, invitation design and printing and more.


Tomball City Council approves contract with interim police chief following former Chief Billy Tidwell's resignation

Former police Chief Billy Tidwell's resignation was effective Jan. 17.


CBD American Shaman now open at Hwy. 249, Louetta Road

The retailer sells CBD, or cannabidiol, products, such as oils, topicals, edibles, gummies, teas, infused water and capsules.


Foundation Chiropractic relocates to Magnolia

The business relocated in late November.



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.


High-speed rail could break ground in 2020; opposition has doubts

Texas Central claims the $12 billion construction process would be privately funded, and the train would transport 6 million annual riders by 2029.


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.


FM 1488 lanes closed Jan. 18-19 in Magnolia

East- and westbound lanes of a portion of FM 1488 in Magnolia will be closed daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 18-19.



Cagle: Goal of Raveneaux acquisition is not to put an ‘ugly hole in the ground’

“The goal is to create something more along the lines of Kickerillo [Mischer Preserve] with beautiful park amenities—little fishing piers, boat launches and walking trails that go around it,” Cagle said.


METRO board of directors say free fare 'not feasible' for transit authority

A METRO study on eliminating ride fares left board members and officials unconvinced of the likelihood of implementing it in Harris County.


Beazer Homes to bring 110-home community to Magnolia

Beazer Homes is planning on developing a 110-home community in the Magnolia area near Kelly Road.


Montgomery County Tax Office to extend hours for property tax deadline

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



JUST IN: Chicken Salad Chick announces Jan. 29 grand opening in Tomball

Chicken Salad Chick will open Jan. 29 at 14030 FM 2920, Tomball, and celebrate its grand opening with a number of giveaways.


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

Lower-level seating options are already very limited.