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Conroe to get new Chick-Fil-A, Taco Bell

Photo: Cody Bahn, Houston Chronicle / Staff Photographer. Conroe is adding two more popular fast food chains that will generate more than $1 million into the growing community.


Help Identify Residential Burglaries Conroe PD Case #19010337

The Conroe Police Department needs help identifying two suspects in multiple apartment burglaries. The burglaries occurred on 01/10/19 and 01/14/19 in the area of FM 1488 & IH 45. The suspects may have ties to the Southwest Houston area. There are possibly two females associated with the burglaries


Houstonian claims $12.5M Lotto Texas jackpot

HOUSTON — A Houston resident claimed a big $12.5 million jackpot for the Jan. 12 drawing, according to the Texas Lottery. The cash value option was selected at the time of purchase, so the winner will receive $8,550,384.24.


Winter Is Back In the Forecast For Conroe-Montgomery County

Mostly cloudy throughout the day Friday, and rain overnight into early Saturday. Windy and cooler on Saturday, and clear and cold on Sunday. Rain overnight. High 70, low 48. Chance of precipitation: 49%. Wind 6 mph from the S.


2 on Conroe council push to revisit street width variance following split vote

Two weeks after a tie-breaking vote gave a green light to a local developer to reduce the width of streets in a new residential subdivision, the Conroe City Council will revisit the controversial issue during its workshop meeting Wednesday.


61 arrested in 2018 during Montgomery County online predator stings

HOUSTON - Undercover operations targeting internet predators in Montgomery County netted 61 arrests during 2018, prosecutors announced Thursday. The arrests were part of efforts by the county’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, which consists of officers from nine local, state and federal



Walker Leelynn Milo,21, of Ravensworth Road in Conroe, was arrested Wednesday by Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office at Conroe Medical Center where he had been since the shooting in Lone Star Ranch robbery last weekend. According to court documents on January 11, 2019, at approximately 10:24 pm Montg


Mother and baby pulled from Willis crash that sent 6 to the hospital

WILLIS, Texas (KTRK) -- A mother and baby had to be cut out of a car after a crash in Montgomery County sent six people to the hospital. Troopers say three cars collided on Calvary Road west of I-45 near Willis Thursday night.


Play cards, bingo or pickleball: 7 things to do in the Conroe and Montgomery areas this weekend, Jan. 19-20

From professional soccer tryouts to painting and glass etching, there are plenty of sports, games and crafts happening in the Conroe and Montgomery area this weekend. Jan. 19-21 Pro Soccer Consulting holds soccer tryouts to showcase to professional coaches and agents. Noon Jan. 19-3 p.m. Jan. 21. $3


DNA links woman to homeless Conroe man’s mutilated body

Police arrested a 30-year-old woman Monday in the mutilation slaying of a homeless Conroe man after linking her DNA to the crime scene where a witness said she was seen dancing naked.


Potter: Citrus for Montgomery County

Citrus trees can offer an attractive and interesting addition to the landscape. The climate in Montgomery County is less than ideal for commercial production of citrus but thankfully we have options for home production. Harvested citrus can be used to eat fresh or to make marmalades or preserves. Ci


City, Montgomery County Offices Closed For MLK Day

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TX — Communities all over the nation will honor the memory of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr on his birthday this Monday. That means city, county, state and federal offices will be closed Monday .


Missing Melcher-Dallas teen found in Texas

Police investigators in south Texas have found a missing Iowa teenager on Friday. According to a release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Liberty "Libby" Boley was found Friday morning in south Texas; she was unharmed.



Wednesday, MPD officers conducted a traffic stop on FM 1488. During the course of the roadside investigation, over 200 ecstasy pills, 19 ounces of marijuana and a .40 caliber Glock were located inside the vehicle. All 3 males, out of Houston, were arrested. The charges filed were manufacture/deliver


Montgomery County group that battles human trafficking names advisory board

Photo: Courtesy Of The Montgomery County Coalition Against Human Trafficking. A community-wide advisory board has been set up to push back against human trafficking in Montgomery County.


Stories to watch in 2019 #2: Conroe ISD considers $827 million 2019 bond

This story is part of our Annual Community Guide, which takes a look at some of the biggest stories to watch in The Woodlands and South Montgomery County in 2019. Stay tuned throughout the week as we countdown to the No. 1 story to watch this year.


February events at the Central Library

Photo: Michael Minasi, Staff Photographer / Houston Chronicle. The following events are planned for adults, children, young adults, and their families in February 2019 at Central Library, 104 I-45 North, Conroe.


Central Texas Teen who killed boy, 15, sentenced to prison

BELTON, Texas (KWTX) A Bell County teenager was sentenced Wednesday to serve a 45-year prison term after he pleaded guilty to the 2017 murder of a 15-year-old Temple boy. Judge Fancy Jezek, in Belton’s 426th District Court, sentenced Edgar Lopez-Benitez, 17, to serve 45 years for the death of Andrew


Montgomery County Search & Rescue receive new infrared devices from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation

The members of the Montgomery County Search & Rescue organization now have four more tools in their toolbox to assist with local rescue and recovery operations. The all-volunteer group was awarded a grant through the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation. With the grant, the organization purchased


Stands for Houston: Montgomery Co. deputy lends helping hand to 90-year-old woman

HOUSTON — A Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy is standing for Houston with his act of kindness he shown toward an elderly woman. The department posted pictures to Facebook Thursday of the deputy escorting the 90-year-old woman to his patrol vehicle while helping her run some errands.