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Parents upset over Conroe ISD bus issues

By at August 17, 2017 | 9:03 pm | 0 Comment

It was a frantic first day for families trying to get their children to schools in the Conroe Independent School District, and many parents weren't shy about venting their frustrations. Among the biggest concerns were transport... Continue reading

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Tomball Democrat, seeking to unseat Brady, blasts tax overhaul plan

By at August 16, 2017 | 9:19 pm | 0 Comment

A Tomball Democrat who wants to unseat U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady, a powerful Republican who has held the seat representing the 8th Congressional District since 1997, hosted his first town hall meeting, promising to differentiate hi... Continue reading

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Fishing Tournament Results

By at August 16, 2017 | 2:30 pm | 0 Comment

CONROEBASS Tuesday Night Tournament 8/8/17 held at Lakeview Marina40 teams - 10 places paid1. Jimmy Cole - 10.81 pounds2. Steve Lee - 10.58 pounds3. David Bozarth and Russell Cecil - 10.54 pounds4. Jack and Shaun Haag - 10.52 pounds5. Taylor Robbins - 9.92 pounds6. Adam Dunn and Shelby Shaw - 8.99 pounds7. Cody and Shawn Shry - 8.01 pounds8. Harold Moore and Kris Wilson -

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Lake Conroe Fishing Report

By at August 16, 2017 | 2:30 pm | 0 Comment

Fishing on Lake Conroe is fair to good. The water in the main lake is clear and the water temperature has been 87 degrees in the mornings at the dam and the level is 200.72 feet. Pool is 201 feet above mean sea level.The black bass fishing is fair to good. Guide Richard Tatsch told me that throwing top water baits and square bill crankbaits along the rip rap rocks has

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Top five things to know for Conroe ISD’s upcoming school year

By at August 15, 2017 | 6:24 pm | 0 Comment

Parents and students were finishing up their school supply runs Tuesday, which meant it was almost time for the bell to ring at Conroe ISD for the first day of school Wednesday. Here are the top five notes to take on the school district this school year.Top Person to Know: Dr. Don StocktonLongtime Superintendent Dr. Don Stockton, 56, will retire at the end of the school

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U.S. Rep. Brady invokes Reagan in tax talk gathering

By at August 15, 2017 | 6:11 pm | 0 Comment

Congressman Kevin Brady is invoking the memory of former President Ronald Reagan as he works to drum up support for what he says would be the first major changes to the nation's tax system in more than 30 years – dramatic alterations that a Democratic challenger doubts will ever become law.Speaking to about 100 people, a welcoming mix of business owners, local

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After 32 years with Conroe ISD, Superintendent Stockton says ‘It’s time’ to retire

By at August 14, 2017 | 9:01 pm | 0 Comment

Tears, smiles and bittersweet goodbyes were in abundance Monday morning after Superintendent Dr. Don Stockton announced his retirement from the Conroe Independent School District after 32 years. During an emotionally charged speech to hundreds of teachers, faculty and staff who were gathered for the district's annual Back-To-School assembly at The Woodlands Church, the

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Magnolia fighting back against verbal attacks regarding water rates

By at August 13, 2017 | 9:40 pm | 0 Comment

Magnolia City Manager Paul Mendes didn't hold back while telling the City Council his staff will no longer tolerate verbal attacks from residents upset over water rates.Mendes said the rates are not from the city but are actual... Continue reading

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Historic Montgomery businesses fear closure with 3-month Liberty Street shutdown

By at August 13, 2017 | 9:25 pm | 0 Comment

Several Historic Downtown District business owners in Montgomery say a plan to shut down Liberty Street for roadwork may force them to close their doors permanently.The street in the heart of the historic city could be closed f... Continue reading

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VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: College Park, Magnolia West finish weekend strong

By at August 12, 2017 | 7:00 pm | 0 Comment

College Park finished the Katy/CFISD Classic with a pair of victories on Saturday, defeating Magnolia in four sets (19-25, 25-17, 25-21, 25-21) before rallying for a five-set triumph over Fort Bend Austin (17-25, 24-26, 25-17, 25-11, 15-10)."I'm so proud of my girls and this week, and how hard we have fought to play for each other, and how we've seen it pay off in each

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Brady, Democratic candidate David hosting separate public town halls

By at August 12, 2017 | 5:43 pm | 0 Comment

Congressman Kevin Brady is hosting a town hall meeting Tuesday in Montgomery, while a Tomball Democrat hoping to win Brady's U.S. House of Representatives seat is putting on his first public town hall meeting the next day in Co... Continue reading

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Conroe firefighters push for 4 to a truck

By at August 12, 2017 | 5:18 pm | 0 Comment

While Conroe City Council members refused to add more firefighters to the city's newest station during recent budget hearings, Conroe firefighters union leaders still hope to achieve manpower goals of four per truck.Industry standards set out by the National Fire Protection Association suggest that every fire truck be staffed with at least four firefighters – mostly

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Video: Fishermen, police rescue calf stranded in water

By at August 12, 2017 | 4:49 pm | 0 Comment

An adorable calf is safe after Montgomery County police and a pair of bass fishermen helped rescue it from a creek.Montgomery High School graduates Ben Breckenridge and Zach Smith called police after they noticed the baby animal stuck in a body of water surrounded by fencing, according to the Montgomery County Police Reporter.The two men left their boat and accompanied

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Conroe ISD prepares Bradley Elementary for inaugural school year

By at August 12, 2017 | 5:30 am | 0 Comment

The rustle of cardboard boxes could be heard as a few staff members' children built a library fort in late July at Conroe ISD's newest elementary school nestled deep within The Falls of Imperial Oaks in Spring.The now-empty box... Continue reading

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County legislators push their bills as special session nears end

By at August 10, 2017 | 8:26 pm | 0 Comment

The clock is ticking down to the end of this summer's special legislative session with a number of bills apparently dead for now. With the session set to end Wednesday -- unless the governor decides to call another special sess... Continue reading

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Houston HS football primer: Aug. 11

By at August 10, 2017 | 7:45 am | 0 Comment

1 For many area schools, especially the ones who surprisingly struggled last season, like Memorial (2-8 last year), Cypress Woods (2-8) and Dayton (4-6), fall camp means a fresh start, and the chance to put the previous year's struggles behind them. [...] a handful of area programs - mostly those in Class 5A and below - that didn't go through spring football already are

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Outdoors report: Aug. 10

By at August 9, 2017 | 5:57 pm | 0 Comment

Calcasieu Lake - HR&G reported limits of trout under birds and at the rigs. Redfish are good at the jetty. Galveston - Calm winds and deep shell has been the pattern for best catches of trout. Green tides were along the beachfront late Wednesd... Continue reading

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Fishing Tournament Results

By at August 9, 2017 | 2:20 pm | 0 Comment

CONROEBASS Tuesday Night Tournament 8/1/17 held at Lakeview Marina34 teams - 9 places paid1. Greg McCullough and Jason Shook - 8.84 pounds2. Julian Clepper and Tony Murray - 8.62 pounds3. Russell Pasket & Raylon Zwenerman - 7.99 pounds4. Evan and Tim Carlson - 7.34 pounds5. Colson and Wes Schubert - 5.83 pounds6. Eddie Moore and Herman Snoe - 4.72 pounds7. Michael

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Lake Conroe Fishing Report

By at August 9, 2017 | 2:17 pm | 0 Comment

The fishing on Lake Conroe has been fair for the past couple weeks and generally the cause is the hot weather and hot water. The water is clear in the main lake and the water temperature is 83 degree first thing in the morning and rises up to around 90 degrees in the heat of the day. The SJRA puts the level of the lake this morning at 200.59 feet, pool is 201 feet.Black

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Flash Flood Watch in effect, as more rain is coming

By at August 8, 2017 | 8:53 pm | 0 Comment

Even after a day of rain soaked the Bayou City, flooding homes and roadways, forecasters are predicting more wet weather in store for the rest of the week. "There's a low pressure system that has become basically stationary across southeast Texas and... Continue reading

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VOLLEYBALL: Conroe sweeps Caney Creek for first win

By at August 8, 2017 | 7:59 pm | 0 Comment

GRANGERLAND – With Conroe and Caney Creek tied at 5 in the third set of their non-district match on Tuesday evening, Tigerettes coach Charvette Brown burned a timeout. But there wasn't much talking to be done. Instead, she instructed her players to get some extra conditioning."She called the timeout, and she said, 'Ten lines to your chest,'" senior middle blocker

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LSGCD keeps blame on Conroe for financial woes, raises rate

By at August 8, 2017 | 7:13 pm | 0 Comment

The Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District is moving to increase its water rates -- an increase it blames on an ongoing legal battle with the City of Conroe. The district board voted Tuesday to approve a resolution that w... Continue reading

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Brady touts GOP tax plan during talk in The Woodlands

By at August 7, 2017 | 8:58 pm | 0 Comment

U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady is using some time back in his home district to build up support for what he and other Republican leaders are expecting to be a major battle in Congress in hammering out what could be the first major chang... Continue reading

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Montgomery businessman to request city sponsorship in extension of Pond Street

By at August 7, 2017 | 8:56 pm | 0 Comment

Despite opposition from residents, Montgomery businessman Monte West is asking the city to "sponsor" his request to the Texas Department of Transportation to extend Pond Street to FM 149.The Montgomery City Council will discuss... Continue reading

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