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Montgomery County officials surprised at $2M car allowance expense for employees
Photo: Jason Fochtman, Houston Chronicle / Staff Photographer. The Montgomery County Commissioner Court will address car allowances for county employees in its next budget session after learning almost $2 million will be spent this year on personal vehicle expenses.
Here are 7 things to do in the Conroe and Montgomery areas in February and March
Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in February and March. The top 75 of more than 400 submissions from 31 states to Conroe Art League’s national invitational will be exhibited starting Feb. 27. Free. The Gallery at the Madeley Building, 127 Simonton St., Conro
BREAKING: Magnolia Ministries to file lawsuit against city of Magnolia for water, sewer rates
The Texas Pastor Council, First Baptist Church of Magnolia, Magnolia Bible Church and Believers Fellowship—known as the Magnolia Ministries—will file a lawsuit against the city of Magnolia regarding the water and wastewater rates Magnolia City Council members implemented last spring, Texas Pastor Co
United Way report sheds light on poverty in Montgomery County
The United Way of Greater Houston in January released their first Texas ALICE Report, detailing the difficulties many Texans experience in simply trying to survive. The state-wide report examined the incomes of households in all 254 Texas counties. As a benchmark, the United Way used a nuclear famil
State employee who abruptly resigned after working on Texas' noncitizens list may be avoiding court appearance
AUSTIN -- A federal judge weighing whether to block Texas' effort to investigate the citizenship of tens of thousands of people on its voter rolls said he wants to hear from a secretary of state employee who abruptly resigned from the office.
Society of Samaritans to host job fair Feb. 22 in Magnolia
The Society of Samaritans, a nonprofit organization that assists clients with basic living needs, will host a job fair this Friday, Feb. 22. More than 50 employers will be in attendance for this event, SOS President Shirley Jensen said, including Harris County Toll Road Authority, Montgomery County
Texas teen taking selfie tumbles from bridge
DALLAS, Texas (KWTX) A Texas teenager who fell 50-feet while trying to take a selfie from a towering bridge is lucky to be alive. Triston Bailey, 18, has spent the last four months recovering from injuries he suffered in a fall from the Margaret McDermott Bridge in Dallas.
Who ya gonna call? When there's a need in Montgomery County, it's this man
HOUSTON - Arnette Easley knows how to put together a good makeshift air conditioner. Last summer in Magnolia, Easley brought a fan to an elderly resident, and, seeing that it was only blowing the hot Texas air around, devised a low-tech contraption to cool the room: He placed a pan of cold water beh
The Woodlands HS teacher accused of fostering sexual relationship with 16-year-old student
THE WOODLANDS, Texas - A teacher and coach at The Woodlands High School was arrested Wednesday, according to school officials. Richard Chiamulera, an English teacher and assistant girls basketball coach, is charged with sexual assault of a child.
12-year-old student's death sparking bullying concerns in Klein ISD
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A community in Klein is mourning the loss of a seventh-grade student at Wunderlich Intermediate School. In a letter sent to parents, the principal said that 12-year-old Jesus Martinez "died unexpectedly over the weekend."
Texas Man Charged in Stabbing Death of 2-Year-Old Daughter
A Southeast Texas man is jailed on a capital murder charge after his 2-year-old daughter was found stabbed to death at their home. An Orange Police Department spokesman said the officers went to the home shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday after a neighbor had reported a child had been killed. Police Capt
2 Texans caught with enough fentanyl 'to kill every person in the state of Louisiana' get 5 years in prison
Two Texas men have been sentenced to more than five years each in federal prison for transporting a massive amount of fentanyl in the U.S., apparently at the behest of Mexican drug traffickers.
Ex-Magnolia ISD bus driver arrested again, charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child
Just a few weeks after being charged with indecency with a child, a former Magnolia ISD bus driver was arrested again Feb. 15 and charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child, according to Montgomery County records.
Spring’s approaching and snakes are on the move in Central Texas
(KWTX) Spring is approaching in Central Texas, snakes are on the move and Texas A&M Associate Professor of Veterinary Medicine Dr. Jill Heatley says that’s bad news for people and pets.
Texas landowner sues over Trump's border wall plans: "It means everything to me"
The Trump administration faces new legal challenges over the national emergency declaration to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Tuesday. A group of 16 states filed a separate suit Monday that called the emergency declaration unconstitu
Texas nurse injured in elevator accident now awake, mouths 'I love you' to family
FORT WORTH, Texas — The nurse injured in an elevator accident at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth is now out of intensive care and conscious, her attorney told WFAA on Wednesday.
North Texas Officer Escapes Serious Injury After Speeding Car Hits Culvert, Goes Airborne
WILMER, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Wilmer Police officer came within only a few seconds of being seriously injured or killed early Wednesday morning. An out-of-control car went airborne off a freeway and came within inches of slamming into the officer’s patrol car which captured the extremely close call
Texas border agents stop truck carrying frozen strawberries, discover nearly $13M of meth
Customs agents in South Texas discovered nearly $13 million worth of methamphetamine hidden in a shipment of strawberries over the weekend. A 42-year-old Mexican man was stopped Saturday while driving a truck into the United States at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge, according to U.S. Customs
Could marijuana law reform come to Texas this year?
HOUSTON — Decriminalizing pot possession, expanding medical marijuana, and regulating hemp production could all be on the horizon for Texas. Those are among the ideas in nearly 30 marijuana-related bills state lawmakers have filed in the 2019 legislative session.
Montgomery County Food Bank debuts its first Produce Pod
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas - Fresh produce is an integral part of a nutritious diet. It can also be a challenge for a food bankâ€™s mission as it strives to meet the needs of people struggling with food insecurity.