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Firefighters battle blaze in Bentwater

By at January 15, 2017 | 9:42 pm | 0 Comment

MONTGOMERY – A fire erupted at a residential property in the gated Bentwater community around 5 p.m. Sunday. Multiple fire, police and medical units were dispatched to the scene.Montgomery Country Fire Marshal Jimmy Willi... Continue reading

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Chamber invites community to shimmy and shimmer at Chairman’s Ball

By at January 13, 2017 | 11:41 pm | 0 Comment

The community is invited to shimmy into the roaring 20s to celebrate a momentous occasion.The Conroe/Greater Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce will honor "The Godfather" outgoing Board chairman Hector Forestier, and welcome incom... Continue reading

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HOOPS ROUNDUP: Oak Ridge girls pick up district win over Conroe

By at January 13, 2017 | 10:56 pm | 0 Comment

The Oak Ridge girls basketball team followed up its big win over Montgomery earlier in the week with a 60-37 home victory over Conroe Friday night. Alecia Whyte led the way for Oak Ridge with 15 points and seven steals. Alyssa... Continue reading

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LeBlanc: Bad weather has little effect on fish, ducks

By at January 11, 2017 | 3:19 pm | 0 Comment

I was really amazed recently to see how many people were out at the shooting range in spite of the light misting rain and cold weather. I say it was cold because as far as I am concerned anything below 68 degrees is approachin... Continue reading

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Lake Conroe Fishing Report

By at January 11, 2017 | 3:06 pm | 0 Comment

The fishing on Lake Conroe is good. The water temperature this morning has been 60 degrees in the main lake as the days have warmed up after the winter we had last week. The level of the lake is 200.15 feet above sea level; p... Continue reading

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Amended Woodlands Parkway extension back on the radar

By at January 9, 2017 | 9:17 pm | 0 Comment

Just over year and a half after the battle over the Woodlands Parkway extension from FM 2978 to Texas 249 divided Montgomery County leaders and voters, the topic is back -- but this time with a slight adjustment.According to in... Continue reading

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Montgomery County commissioners to discuss LSGCD board appointment

By at January 8, 2017 | 8:05 pm | 0 Comment

Montgomery County commissioners will discuss appointing one of two representatives to the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Board of Directors Tuesday but won't make a decision on the issue until the end of the month.... Continue reading

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Winter weather knocks out power, NWS warns temps to drop below 20

By at January 7, 2017 | 8:45 pm | 0 Comment

A Northwest Montgomery County man held his dog tight Saturday afternoon as he sat in front of his charred home.Fire fighters with Station 51 extinguished the house fire called in by the owner, David Jones,55, in the 14700 Block... Continue reading

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Downtown Conroe fire damages law office built in 1904

By at January 7, 2017 | 8:24 pm | 0 Comment

The quick response of the Conroe Fire Department may have saved a historical home in downtown after fire roared through the attic of the Jim Knez Law Office on San Jacinto Street Saturday afternoon. Dispatchers said the a fire... Continue reading

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Life jacket tops safety precautions for boating waterfowlers

By at January 4, 2017 | 8:22 pm | 0 Comment

Just ahead of dawn Monday, a curved line of violent wintertime weather swept west-to-east across eastern Texas like a scythe, raking the landscape with winds of as much as 60 mph, pummelling it with sheets of cold rain and buckshot hail, the black ... Continue reading

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Conroe hospital trauma upgrade a ‘game changer’

By at January 4, 2017 | 6:53 pm | 0 Comment

Patients who are severely injured in car crashes or other traumatic incidents now can be admitted to Conroe Regional Medical Center, a move that officials are calling a "game changer" in critical medical care for Montgomery Cou... Continue reading

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‘3 stooges’ crew accused of causing $500K in damages to Conroe, other schools

By at January 4, 2017 | 6:31 pm | 0 Comment

The "3 stooges" crew is accused of causing more than a half-million dollars in damages to Conroe ISD and other schools in and outside Montgomery County. A Montgomery County grand jury indicted Chad Eaton, 21, Paul Clark, 20, a... Continue reading

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Fishing Tournament Results

By at January 4, 2017 | 2:55 pm | 0 Comment

Stow-A-Way Marnia Sunday Tournament 1/1/1711 Teams – 5 fish limit1. Jason McClure – 18.79 pounds.2. Garrett Pierce – 14.98.3. Mark Goetzman – 9.23 including 2 Bass Tag Roundup fish.Big Bass1. Jason McClu... Continue reading

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Lake Conroe Fishing Report

By at January 4, 2017 | 2:53 pm | 0 Comment

Fishing on Lake Conroe is good even with the weather fronts on the move. The water in the main lake is clear and the water temperature was 62 degrees at the FM 1097 Bridge this week and the water level is 201.21 feet, pool is ... Continue reading

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Conroe Chamber invites community to thank over a dozen state and local elected officials

By at January 3, 2017 | 5:32 pm | 0 Comment

The public is invited to shake hands and say thank you to more than a dozen elected officials from the local to state level in Conroe Thursday.The Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce will host an inaugural appreciation recep... Continue reading

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Deputies searching for Woodlands Mall jewelry store robbers

By at January 3, 2017 | 12:08 pm | 0 Comment

Deputies are looking for two men they say robbed a jewelry store in The Woodlands Mall and injured an innocent bystander Tuesday. Two black males entered the Helzberg Diamonds store in The Woodlands Mall, spray painted securit... Continue reading

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Conroe firefighters battle two-alarm fire at Saltgrass Steakhouse

By at January 2, 2017 | 11:16 am | 0 Comment

A two-alarm fire broke out at a popular Conroe restaurant Monday morning. The Conroe Fire Department initially responded to the fire at Saltgrass Steakhouse in the 800 block of Interstate 45 North around 10:20 a.m. When firefig... Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve masquerade racks nearly $40K in donations for foster care

By at January 1, 2017 | 11:00 pm | 0 Comment

MONTGOMERY – It was a night not many will soon forget. Before fireworks lit up the foggy sky and reflected off a still Lake Conroe, before loved ones danced and grooved past the stroke of midnight, Montgomery County commu... Continue reading

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The Courier’s top ten stories of 2016

By at January 1, 2017 | 9:28 pm | 0 Comment

As 2016 comes to a close, The Courier is looking back on some of the biggest stories over the past year.Montgomery County has dealt with controversy with the Montgomery County Commissioners Court and primary elections. While s... Continue reading

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FOOTBALL: The Woodlands QB Schmid is The Courier’s Player of the Year

By at December 31, 2016 | 5:00 pm | 0 Comment

Eric Schmid turned back toward the field, helmet in hand. He had just finished standing with his teammates as The Woodlands' marching band played the school song in celebration of the Highlanders' playoff victory over Garland S... Continue reading

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MCSO: Mother presses charges against daughter who took car

By at December 31, 2016 | 2:38 pm | 0 Comment

A 17-year-old Conroe woman was arrested Dec. 19 for using her mother's car without permission. A deputy was sent to the 10400 block of Chateau Lane in reference to a welfare concern involving a stolen vehicle. The deputy locate... Continue reading

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ATHLETICS: The top 10 Montgomery County sports stories from 2016

By at December 30, 2016 | 7:30 pm | 0 Comment

For many, 2016 will be remembered as a landmark year in sports history. The Cavaliers gave the city of Cleveland its first professional sports championship since the Browns won an NFL title in the pre-Super Bowl era of 1964. ... Continue reading

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Conroe senator to receive Community Legacy Award

By at December 30, 2016 | 5:18 pm | 0 Comment

Following years of helping hand out legacy awards on New Year's Eve, one state senator finally will have one of his own.State Sen. Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe, will be handed the Community Legacy Award at this year's New Year's... Continue reading

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FOOTBALL: Remembering the special moments from the 2016 season

By at December 29, 2016 | 8:53 pm | 0 Comment

Football is a game of Xs and Os, but it often represents much more than that, especially at the high school level. Here is a look back at some of the special moments that made this season in Montgomery County a special one: Ho... Continue reading

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  • January 19, 2017 – Doug Wescott
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