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Aquapalooza was a Great Success on Lake Conroe

By at August 4, 2010 | 6:32 am | 0 Comment

LAKE CONROE – The Aquapalooza was a great success.  The event attracted more than 1,000 people who were on 250-plus boats that enjoyed the inaugural music event that was held at the Palms Marina on a hot and sunny Saturday. Participants parked their boats, Jet Skis and inflatable devices in rows on the lake in front of a stage that was on the shore at the Palms

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One community gets its feet wet saving water

By at July 31, 2010 | 5:40 pm | 0 Comment

comments With the advent of the San Jacinto River Authority’s massive plan to convert the county’s largest communities to surface water, Montgomery County residents are starting to pay more attention to their water — where it comes from, and how much it costs. The SJRA recently announced it has signed contracts representing 65 percent of the 22.9 billion

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Palms Marina on Lake Conroe to Host AquaPalooza

By at July 30, 2010 | 12:02 pm | 0 Comment

Officials expect at least 1,000 people on hundreds of boats to float into The Palms Marina on Lake Conroe Saturday for AquaPalooza, a live music concert and party.  AquaPalooza is a free boat-in live music event that will be held at the Palms Marina located at 11880 Anchorage Marina Rd off FM 830 on Saturday, July 31, 2010 from 1 p.m. to midnight. AquaPalooza is

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The First Kroger Marketplace Coming to the Lake Conroe Area

By at July 27, 2010 | 12:39 pm | 0 Comment

Kroger and NewQuest Properties have completed a deal that will bring the first Kroger Marketplace to the Lake Conroe area  in 2011.   The shopping center, to be called Sam Houston Town Center, will be located at the northwest corner of Interstate 45 and F.M. 1097. The 123,000- square-foot Kroger Marketplace will anchor the Center and it will include 25,000 square feet

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Catfish Fishing Lake Conore

By at July 14, 2010 | 7:17 am | 0 Comment

Big catfish occasionally feed in turbid water over a muddy bottom. Their preference, however, is clear water and bottom strata of boulder, gravel, bedrock or sand. In lakes, small and medium catfish often invade the shallows at night. Truly jumbo specimens, however, typically spend the bulk of their time - in darkness or light - in deep offshore holes. Most of the

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SJRA beats contract deadline with several days to spare

By at July 6, 2010 | 5:20 pm | 0 Comment

@WireImgId=1438881 San Jacinto River Authority Deputy General Manager Jace Houston takes a dive off the dock near the Lake Conroe dam to celebrate achieving the 60 percent goal of the agency’s contracts for the Groundwater Reduction Plan. ap Large Volume Groundwater Users under SJRA contract or in SJRA contract system Included in the list below is

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Lake Conroe Association Completes Funding of Texas A&M Lake Study of Economic Impacts of Lower Lake Conroe Water Levels Planned by San Jacinto River Authority

By at July 1, 2010 | 4:16 pm | 0 Comment

LCA President’s Update July 1, 2010 Lake Conroe Association Completes Funding of Texas A&M Lake Study of Economic Impacts of Lower Lake Conroe Water Levels Planned by San Jacinto River Authority Raising money in today’s economy is never easy.  When the Lake Conroe Association (LCA), Lake Conroe Communities Network (LCCN), Montgomery County and the City of

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We All Need to Laugh a Little

By at June 26, 2010 | 7:27 pm | 0 Comment

  Click Arrow In Center Of Video And Laugh! Click Here To see why you always want a current fishing license when

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Ducks Quack, Eagles Soar

By at June 15, 2010 | 7:07 am | 0 Comment

Ducks Quack - Eagles Soar   No one can make you serve customers well....that's because great service is a choice. Harvey Mackay, tells a wonderful story about a cab driver that proved this point.He was waiting in line for a ride at the airport. When a cab pulled up, the first thing Harvey noticed was that the taxi was polished to a bright shine. Smartly dressed

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LIFE JACKETS WHEN BOATING

By at June 6, 2010 | 7:21 pm | 0 Comment

  ALWAYS WEAR A LIFE JACKET WHEN

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A Reminder To Release Grass Carp When Caught

By at May 9, 2010 | 7:17 pm | 1 Comments

It has become impossible to fish for catfish or bream with almost any bait and not catch grass carp. Fishermen are reminded that a Triploid Grass Carp Permit is in effect on Lake Conroe. If a grass carp is caught, it must be immediately returned to the water

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Lake Conroe’s impact worth measuring

By at April 29, 2010 | 2:53 pm | 0 Comment

Published by The Conroe Courier - Over the years, development has enveloped Lake Conroe, representing a sizeable contribution to the Montgomery County economy. But exactly how big is that contribution, and exactly how would the county be affected if lake levels in a time of drought dropped 12 feet or more? It's a question that deserves an answer, but it's going to

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Search for water must continue

By at April 27, 2010 | 6:00 pm | 0 Comment

Even with a negotiated contract between the city of Conroe and the San Jacinto River Authority that secures Conroe's access to water in Lake Conroe for up to 80 years, city officials told The Courier recently that the search for future water resources must continue. For that reason, we welcome the decision of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District to give

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Hunt for brackish water begins

By at April 26, 2010 | 6:07 pm | 0 Comment

By Howard Roden | comments LAKE CONROE - Now that they've been given the green light to explore for an alternative water supply, several municipal utility districts in Montgomery County are starting to map out their strategies. Representatives from several of the MUDs located around Lake Conroe are planning to meet and discuss their options. Meanwhile, MUD No.

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The Lake Conroe Association held its Annual Meeting at the San Jacinto River Authority’s office to summarize 2009 LCA activities for its members and elect the LCA Board for 2010.

By at February 18, 2010 | 4:19 pm | 0 Comment

LCA PRESIDENT’S UPDATE February 18, 2010 On January 15, 2010, the Lake Conroe Association held its Annual Meeting at the San Jacinto River Authority’s office to summarize 2009 LCA activities for its members and elect the LCA Board for 2010.  Through proxies submitted by LCA members, you have chosen to re-elect the 2009 LCA Board to the 2010 LCA Board.  Your 2010

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Aunt Karen

By at February 18, 2010 | 10:43 am | 0 Comment

The teacher gave her fifth grade class an assignment: Get their Parents to tell them a story with a moral at the end of it. The next day, the kids came back and, one by one, began to tell their stories.... There were all the regular types of stuff: spilled milk and pennies saved. But then the teacher realized, much to her dismay, that only Ernie was left. 'Ernie, do you

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Cold Weather & Your Boat

By at January 8, 2010 | 5:47 pm | 0 Comment

  The extreme cold weather we are experiencing at this time can cause a lot of damage to your engine in your boat if it is not protected from the cold. Some residents use engine heaters, others drain the water from the engine and some just store the boat in a warm garage. Whatever is your preference, the important thing is that you do protect your engine. One of the

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Lake Conroe Native Plant Restoration Project

By at July 28, 2009 | 7:24 am | 0 Comment

Lake Conroe Native Plant Restoration Project Conroe, TX July 27, 2009 27 volunteers converged on Lake Conroe July 25th, 2009 for a day of transplanting native aquatic plants into the lake. Four different species of the plants were placed along the northern shores of the Sam Houston National Forest. The volunteer group was able to get 120 pots of water willow,

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Memorial Day weekend to bring ‘no refusal’ for BWIs

By at May 12, 2009 | 8:18 am | 0 Comment

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Emergency Notification System (ENS)

By at May 6, 2009 | 8:13 am | 0 Comment

  Montgomery County Emergency Communication District [Montgomery County 911] has recently initiated a local Emergency Notification System (ENS) to provide telephone messages to citizens during emergency situations. How does CodeRED work? CodeRED is a high-speed telephone notification system that can dial up to 60,000 phones an hour and deliver a recorded message. The

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Catfishing On Lake Conroe – TPWL Documentary Filmed On Lake Conroe

By at February 15, 2009 | 8:30 am | 0 Comment

Catfishing On Lake Conroe - TPWL Documentary Filmed On Lake Conroe Click The Arrow In The Middle Of The Video Below And Enjoy

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Winterizing Your Boat Myth

By at January 9, 2009 | 8:35 am | 0 Comment

 WINTERIZE YOUR BOAT (Tips for boat owners)   There seems to be an urban myth on the part of many boat owners that if it doesn't freeze and stay below freezing for an extended period of time, there is no reason to "winterize" your boat.    The reality of the situation is that most boat owners do not use their boat in the winter and their boats sit up for long periods

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10 excellent reasons why the Palms Marina is simply the best

By at August 20, 2008 | 3:45 pm | 0 Comment

The new Palms Marina (located were the old Anchorage Marina use to be) on the east side of the lake must be considered the very best marina on the lake for all the right reasons. My wife Linda and I have a large 78+ foot houseboat (“It’s Ah Blessing”) we provide free as a ministry resource for community churches, youth groups and other Christian organizations so

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Fuel Saving Tips When Boating

By at May 23, 2008 | 8:41 am | 0 Comment

Fuel Saving Tips When Boating   With ever rising fuel prices and  concerns over fuel supplies, boaters are paying attention to the efficiency of their engines now more than ever. Increasing your fuel efficiency saves you time with fewer trips to the fuel dock; saves money through using less fuel; and saves the environment with decreased emissions.   Click Here for

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Area Events

  • July 17, 2018 – Southern Disposition
    5:30 pm, The Red Brick Tavern
  • July 17, 2018 – Open Mic with Jason O'Donoghue
    9:00 pm, The Corner Pub
  • July 18, 2018 – Nate Nelson Acoustic
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    9:00 pm, The Corner Pub
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    8:00 pm, The Crighton Theatre