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Porter student’s memories of Bangladesh inspire award-winning fair art

By at April 28, 2017 | 4:32 pm | 0 Comment

A Porter High School senior won the grand champion title for fine arts at the 2017 Montgomery County Fair by connecting a childhood memory in Bangladesh to George Ranch Historical Park.It took Tasnuva Haider, 18, one attempt and two weeks to perfect the watercolor – her preferred medium – and revive the moment she saw a little girl with fine black hair peaking

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Separate bills that would change LSGCD board advancing in Texas Legislature

By at April 28, 2017 | 4:01 pm | 0 Comment

Two bills that would require members of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District board to be elected instead of being appointed are making their way through the Texas Legislature.After passing the Texas House in​ ​a​ ​​144-0​ ​vote, a bill sponsored by state Rep. Will Metcalf, R-Conroe, and Rep. Mark Keough, R-The

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Support for new Montgomery County Veterans War Memorial mounts as plans take shape to decommission old one in November

By at April 28, 2017 | 2:47 pm | 0 Comment

Retired U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jimmie Edwards III is on a mission to move and expand the Montgomery County Veterans War Memorial, announcing the decommissioning of the current park in downtown Conroe is set for Nov. 12.Edwards, who also served as county judge from 1983-87, spoke to commissioners court Tuesday about the status of the project. Since initially announcing his

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Conroe woman allegedly busted with pot, cocaine, meth, pills

By at April 28, 2017 | 8:09 am | 0 Comment

A Conroe woman was arrested Thursday after a Montgomery County deputy said he found an assortment of drugs in her possession. Shannon Alworth was arrested about 9:50 a.m. April 27 after the deputy responded to a welfare concern at the Shell gas station at FM 1485 and Highway 242. PRISONER ESCAPE: Alleged meth-fueled spree does not last longThe deputy allegedly

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Academy students studying environment show concern over Jones State Forest bill

By at April 27, 2017 | 9:57 pm | 0 Comment

Down a long dirt road, dozens of students sat under a clear-blue sky laughing while sitting in a flat-bottom boat wearing goggles and gloves.Below the tall pine trees in South Montgomery County, Mary Dunbar, 15, and Amanda Kott, 14, found two endangered red-cockaded woodpeckers, while Emma Shimp, 14, and Caroline Lowe, 15, collected soil as The Woodlands College Park High

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Deputies: Meth-indulged prisoner escapes from Conroe hospital, captured 12 miles away

By at April 27, 2017 | 6:21 pm | 0 Comment

A Magnolia man who allegedly ingested up to 5 grams of meth in an attempt to destroy evidence evaded deputies Wednesday evening while being discharged from Conroe Regional Medical Center.James Metcalf, 35, and Jeffrey Mosmeyer,... Continue reading

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Fishing Tournament Results

By at April 26, 2017 | 3:13 pm | 0 Comment

Montgomery High School won first place in fishing for the Houston Region as well as the Regional ChampionshipTop 3 teams in the Regional Championship1. Mason Hoke and Westin Stevens2. Justin Faterkowski and Wyatt McCrary9. Derek Pietsch and Trey DawsonAnglers of the Year 1. Mason Hoke and Westin Stevens2. Derek Pietsch and Trey Dawson3. Dylan  Winders and Mason

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Lake Conroe Fishing Report

By at April 26, 2017 | 3:10 pm | 0 Comment

The fishing on Lake Conroe is good and if you want to catch table fare you should be out now. The water is clear in the main lake and a little stained in the backwaters after a rain shower. The water temperature is in the mid to high 70 degree range in the main lake and warmer in the coves and backwaters. The SJRA puts the level of the lake is 201 feet, which is

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BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Magnolia takes down Willis in walk-off fashion

By at April 25, 2017 | 10:02 pm | 0 Comment

With the bases loaded and nobody out in the bottom of the seventh, Kevin Black skied a ball to deep left field, allowing Blake Winebrenner to come home to give Magnolia a 9-8 walk-off win on Tuesday evening in District 20-5A action.The Wildkats (9-17-1, 5-8) scored five runs in the top of the seventh to take an 8-7 lead and put the pressure on the Bulldogs (21-4,

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Conroe YMCA seeks inaugural golf tournament teams

By at April 25, 2017 | 8:00 pm | 0 Comment

The Conroe YMCA is seeking teams for its inaugural golf tournament May 4.Check in begins at 11:30 a.m. at April Sound Country Club in Montgomery for the tournament, which will have a four-person best ball, scramble format. It will feature friendly competition and fun contests, where participants may have an opportunity to win an all-expenses paid trip to Pebble Beach,

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State Department deletes blog post critics said promoted Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

By at April 24, 2017 | 10:11 pm | 0 Comment

The post prompted criticism. Continue reading

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Comedian, Christian radio personality to speak at Dinner for Life

By at April 23, 2017 | 9:49 pm | 0 Comment

The community is invited to attend the 11th annual Dinner for Life fundraiser on Saturday, April 29, hosted by Montgomery County Right to Life. MCRTL, a chapter of the pro-life, nonprofit organization Texas Right to Life, striv... Continue reading

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Conroe mural honors Pulitzer prize winning American Historian Annette Gordon-Reed

By at April 22, 2017 | 9:55 pm | 0 Comment

Dave Parsons, 2011 Texas Poet Laureate, grabbed one corner of a large, black drape, as local artist Theresa Thornhill grabbed the other, and pulled.The drape fell to "oohs" and "wows" from the small applauding crowd as it revea... Continue reading

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The Woodlands Loop? New traffic study recommends concept

By at April 22, 2017 | 7:28 pm | 0 Comment

A recently completed study of traffic inside and just outside The Woodlands concluded that a loop around the master-planned community might be the best option to divert cut-through traffic and keep vehicles moving more smoothly... Continue reading

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Woodlands man dies during the swimming portion of the Ironman

By at April 22, 2017 | 10:27 am | 0 Comment

Montgomery County Precinct 3 officials have confirmed one death during the swimming portion of the Memorial Hermann Ironman currently underway in The Woodlands.According to Precinct 3 Constable Cheif Deputy Matt Rodrigue around 8:15 a.m. this morning spectators noticed the man in distress near the finish of the 2.4-mile swim portion of the race in Lake Woodlands and then

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Rising country star Mary Sarah kicks off Conroe’s San Jacinto Day Celebration; returns Saturday

By at April 21, 2017 | 11:03 pm | 0 Comment

The raising of historical battle and rally flags and the singing of rising country star Mary Sarah were part of an annual event that kicked off Conroe's San Jacinto Day celebration Friday evening. The flags, reproductions of f... Continue reading

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BASEBALL ROUNDUP: The Woodlands grabs piece of district title with win over College Park

By at April 21, 2017 | 10:17 pm | 0 Comment

The Woodlands completed the season sweep of College Park on Friday night and secured at least a piece of the District 12-6A title with a 5-1 victory.With just two more district games remaining, Oak Ridge (15-7-2, 9-4) can only ... Continue reading

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Ripplestone Gardens invites Willis community to grow and learn

By at April 21, 2017 | 10:15 pm | 0 Comment

Without hesitation, Rozalynd Mansfield popped a flower in her mouth. Unlike the leaves of the rhubarb plant, which is poisonous, the nasturtium flower is edible, she said.This Earth Day, Rozalynd and her husband Michael invite ... Continue reading

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LDC gas company seeks rate increase plus surcharge in Montgomery area

By at April 21, 2017 | 10:00 pm | 0 Comment

About 1,000 natural gas customers in Montgomery County may have to pay more on their bill by the end of the year.In February, the Local Distribution Company applied to the Texas Railroad Commission, which regulates rates and se... Continue reading

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SOFTBALL: Montgomery punches playoff ticket for 15th straight season

By at April 19, 2017 | 9:43 pm | 0 Comment

In order to reach the playoffs for the 15th straight season, Montgomery needed to pull out a win Wednesday evening against a Conroe team that beat them earlier this year.The Lady Bears did just that and with an exclamation poin... Continue reading

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Willis council opposes annexation reform bill

By at April 19, 2017 | 8:27 pm | 0 Comment

The city of Willis wants to shut down state legislation that aims to prevent forced annexation.The council unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday opposing Senate Bill 715 and House Bills 299, 424 and 2272. The bills focus on... Continue reading

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Social media helps nab man accused in Walden burglaries

By at April 19, 2017 | 7:22 pm | 0 Comment

The power of social media led to the arrest of a man accused in a series of burglaries in the Walden neighborhood Monday.It's a crime-fighting model the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office has started using more and more since J... Continue reading

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Fishing Tournament Results

By at April 18, 2017 | 4:28 pm | 0 Comment

CONROEBASS Tuesday Night Tournament 4/11/17 held at Lakeview Marina40 teams entered – 10 places paid.1. Wesley Ialacci and David Perciful - 10.47 pounds2. Vince Anderson and Rusty Lawson - 9.57 pounds3. Hector Trevino and Billy Smith - 8.88 pounds4. Steve Lee and Aaron Schultz - 8.22 pounds5. Shane Padgett and Johnnie Kresinski - 8.14 pounds6. Joe Byrd - 7.85

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Lake Conroe Fishing Report

By at April 18, 2017 | 4:26 pm | 0 Comment

Fishing on Lake Conroe is fair to good but the rain showers and winds we have had can make fishing a challenge unless you can find a sheltered area, also when the lightening is eminent get off of the water ASAP. The water in the main lake is clear and the water temperature has been 72 degrees at the dam this week according to the San Jacinto River Authority and the water

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