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Rolling Stones Texas Tour 1972 – Gimme Shelter

By at February 18, 2012 | 5:25 pm | 0 Comment

I was 20 years old when I saw this concert. I recall to this day thinking that I may have heard the best rock and roll I'd ever hear. I was right. This was the last tour with ace guitarist Mick Taylor before he quit the band. I still feel the

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Rolling Stones Concert Video 1989

By at February 18, 2012 | 5:13 pm | 0 Comment

I came across this full concert video of The Stones from Google Video: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6858596563952356392# This is Keith Richard at his best. Drug free for years and a happy family man. Yeah, I love Clapton and Hendrix, but I think Keith is the most important guitar player in all of rock music! The results speak for themselves. This concert

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One of the Humorous Emails I Got This Month

By at February 13, 2012 | 5:59 pm | 0 Comment

A cowboy named Bud was overseeing his herd in a remote mountainous pasture in Montana when suddenly a brand-new BMW advanced toward him out of a cloud of dust. The driver, a young man in a Brioni® suit, Gucci® shoes, RayBan® sunglasses and YSL® tie, leaned out the window and asked the cowboy, "If I tell you exactly how many cows and calves you have in your herd,

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Fallen Marine From Willis Receives Special Welcome Home

By at February 2, 2012 | 5:30 pm | 0 Comment

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Clearing Stumps From Lake Conroe

By at February 1, 2012 | 6:31 am | 5 Comments

At the end of last year (12/13/11), local Fishing Organizations, The Lake Conroe Association, San Jacinto River Authority, Texas Parks and Wildlife, US Forestry Service, E-Z Boat Storage and the Palms Marina began working together in an effort to eliminate stump hazards located in the main parts of the lake (not creeks, tributaries, or dry lake beds). The approved

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Angler Lands Toyota ShareLunker 526 from Lake Austin

By at January 30, 2012 | 6:31 pm | 1 Comments

ATHENS—Lake Austin gave up the third Toyota ShareLunker of the season to Austin angler Brett Ketchum January 29. The 13.0-pound bass is the thirteenth ShareLunker to come from the urban lake. Ketchum caught the fish on a jerkbait in 10 feet of 56-degree water while fishing in an Austin Bass Club of the Deaf tournament. He won big bass and placed second

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Words From Your Woman

By at January 25, 2012 | 10:35 pm | 0 Comment

NINE WORDS WOMEN USE... Fine : This is the word women use to end an argument when they are right and you need to shut up. Five Minutes: If she is getting dressed, this means a half an hour. Five minutes is only five minutes if you have just been given five more minutes to watch the game before helping around the house. Nothing : This is the calm before the

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BEWARE!! DON’T HIRE A CONTRACTOR UNTIL YOU READ THIS!

By at January 20, 2012 | 3:26 pm | 0 Comment

Please, with all of the drought, fires and low lake levels, always check out your contractor before you agree to any terms. Background checks, google searches, references from good jobs and even a not so good job to see how the contractor rectified the work done, do all the digging you can. Also beware of several business name changes under the same owner and out of state

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Toyota Texas Bass Classic Scheduled For September 28-30, 2012

By at January 18, 2012 | 2:33 pm | 0 Comment

Toyota Texas Bass Classic Scheduled for September 28-30, 2012 World championship and music festival will return to Lake Conroe and the Lone Star Convention & Expo Center CONROE, TX (Jan. 17, 2012) –Dates for the highly-anticipated return of the Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC), the world championship of professional bass fishing and country music festival, were

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Sometimes Consider the Person on the Other End of the Help Desk

By at January 10, 2012 | 4:21 pm | 0 Comment

This is a true story from the WordPerfect Helpline, which was transcribed from a recording monitoring the customer care department.. Needless to say the Help Desk employee was fired; however, he/she is currently suing the WordPerfect organization for 'Termination without Cause.' Actual dialogue of a former WordPerfect Customer Support employee. (Now I know why they

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Get Rick Perry Off the National Stage

By at October 20, 2011 | 10:48 pm | 1 Comments

When Rick Perry entered the presidential campaign, the conventional thought was the Republican Primary entrants would be jolted into pondering how the Texas economic model could be used on a National level. Rick was sure to brag about it, and I was very enthusiastic about his entry into the race. As a Governor, I felt Rick was a good politician with bad ideas. Especially

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Using the Lake Envronment to Improve Boat Launching Service

By at September 12, 2011 | 7:07 pm | 0 Comment

[caption id="attachment_8755" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Still Putting Boats in the Water"][/caption] As more and more public and private boat launch locations become unusable, E-Z Boat began deepening its North Ramp by extending it another 4 feet into the lake. Although the channel to the lake has too many high spots for much continued use beyond

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As Lake Conroe’s waterline sinks, concerns rise

By at August 30, 2011 | 7:38 pm | 0 Comment

By LINDSAY PEYTON, HOUSTON CHRONICLE CORRESPONDENT Published 12:35 p.m., Tuesday, August 30, 2011 When the city of Houston ordered a gradual release of water from Lake Conroe on Aug. 15, concerns about the lake's future began to rise as water levels started to drop. On Aug. 16, the San Jacinto River Authority released 50 million gallons of water into the San Jacinto

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LCA PRESIDENT’S UPDATE – August 18, 2011

By at August 18, 2011 | 4:42 pm | 1 Comments

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY LAKE LEVEL SURVEY: The Lake Conroe Association (LCA) has been working with Texas A&M University and Montgomery County to assess the impact of projected lake level fluctuations resulting from the San Jacinto River Authority's (SJRA) Groundwater Reduction Plan.  Thanks to the generosity of LCA Members, the LCA was able to contribute $62,000

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SJRA addresses drought, lake level

By at August 6, 2011 | 7:51 am | 0 Comment

Posted: Saturday, August 6, 2011 12:00 am SJRA addresses drought, lake level By Jace Houston Guest Columnist Houston Community Newspapers  Our area is in the midst of a record-breaking drought. While that may sound obvious, the key phrase is “record-breaking.” State water planners use the seven-year drought of the 1950s as the benchmark for all water

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Houston soon may tap Lake Conroe for water supply

By at August 4, 2011 | 12:21 pm | 0 Comment

Falling lake levels raise concern Without rain soon, Houston will take emergency step to ensure water plant can still operate By CINDY HORSWELL HOUSTON CHRONICLE Aug. 4, 2011, 5:18AM Along the shores of Lake Houston and Lake Conroe, many landlocked boat docks lead to nowhere while grassy islands and sandbars sprout where water once flowed. Pieces of an old railroad,

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City of Houston May Request Water from Lake Conroe – SJRA Press Release

By at July 23, 2011 | 5:53 am | 1 Comments

City of Houston May Request Water from Lake Conroe   Although an official notice has not yet been received, the City of Houston has given preliminary indications that it will soon request a measured release of water from its two-thirds share of the water rights in Lake Conroe to meet the City's operational needs in Lake Houston. An exact quantity and start date is not

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Some Marinas and Boat Launch Facilites Getting Ready for Lower Lake Levels on Lake Conroe

By at July 21, 2011 | 4:38 pm | 2 Comments

You've seen the barges and draglines shuttling dirt from place to place for weeks now. Homeowners along the shoreline are taking advantage of the decreasing lake levels to deepen their channels to the lake. For many, the dredging is the only option to use their boats at all. Others have removed their boats from the shallows of their docks to deep water marinas or dry

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LCA PRESIDENT’S UPDATE

By at July 12, 2011 | 2:17 pm | 0 Comment

LCA PRESIDENT'S UPDATE July 11, 2011  We're hoping our LCA Members are enjoying 2011 and dealing with the multitude of extreme weather conditions being thrown at us by Mother Nature.  We've seen repeated record temperatures throughout June and an extended drought that has browned our grasses, damaged our trees and dropped our lake level more than three (3) feet. 

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What the ExxonMobil Relocation means to Montgomery County

By at June 30, 2011 | 11:12 am | 1 Comments

As most of you know, ExxonMobil is constructing several office buildings on a 385 acre tract of land just south of The Woodlands.  It is located in Harris County bordering Montgomery County.  Currently, they plan on moving all their employees in the Houston area from Greenspoint, downtown Houston and West Houston, totaling approximately 8,000-9,000 employees to the

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We are the Lucky Ones – Montgomery County Tx

By at June 16, 2011 | 8:15 pm | 1 Comments

Residents of Montgomery County, if it were not apparent to you that you are living in the best location on the planet, then consider this: 1. America is the greatest nation to live in 2. Texas is the greatest state to live in 3. Now Montgomery County becomes the best county to live and prosper in with the move of Exxon's campuses to here. We have almost all

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Interest grows in a brackish water source deep underground

By at June 8, 2011 | 7:17 am | 0 Comment

Municipal utility districts and major water users in Montgomery County concerned about the need to find alternative sources of water are digging deep for a solution — and they think they have found it. A trio of water suppliers approved by the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District are tapping into the Catahoula Formation aquifer as a new resource for providing

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Showing respect as boating season arrives

By at April 18, 2011 | 7:31 am | 0 Comment

Posted: Sunday, April 17, 2011 10:49 pm The water is getting warmer and the fish are spawning. The weather is great. Our lakes and rivers are starting to get crowded again. The only downside is that the water levels are down and it may be a little tricky to maneuver to your favorite fishin’ hole. I grew up around one of the largest lakes in Texas and it was

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Know You Fish Size & Limits

By at March 13, 2011 | 5:48 pm | 0 Comment

Spring Break has lots of folks fishing on the Lake this week. Pictured is Gman with a nice Blue he caught on a jug line fishing in Lewis Creek with his grandfather. They also caught several large Ops! This is the time of year that the enforcement officers are out on the Lake checking fishing licenses and boating equipment. Be sure and have all the required safety

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