Tomball issues water restrictions as demand surpasses 70% of production
Tomball announced Wednesday that it has issued a mandatory watering restriction as the city has moved to moderate drought conditions or Stage 2, due to the current water demand surpassing 70% of production capacity for three consecutive days.
Houston Truck group donates more than $100k to Military Charity
Proving everything in Texas is bigger, a Houston truck club has donated more than $100,000 to Tomball-based veterans and active duty military charity, Boots For Troops. Houston Diesels started in 2015 with just a handful of diesel truck enthusiasts.
Tomball dealership employee takes police car out for joyride, arrested after caught doing donuts at ‘car meet’
Talk about bold! And ... not so smart ... because a former Houston area car dealership employee was arrested after allegedly deciding to take a police patrol vehicle out for spin, without permission. Not only that, according to law enforcement, the suspect said it was not his first time.
Woman reported missing after running away from deputies last month possibly spotted in Montgomery Co. last week
A 27-year-old woman who was reported missing after deputies said she fled during an investigation for a suspicious vehicle call over a month ago in Tomball was possibly spotted in Montgomery County within the last week, Harris County Sheriff’s Office said.
POWER HITTERS: Friendswood, Cy Woods flexing in VYPE’s Baseball Rankings
In the past 10 years dating back to 2012 (there was no State baseball in 2019), the Greater Houston-area has produced six of the 20 possible State Titles to include Class 6A and Class 5A. Not bad. Barbers Hill (2021, Class 5A), Deer Park (2017, Class 6A), Cypress Ranch (2015, 2012, Class 6A), Tomball (2013, Class 5A) and The Woodlands (2013, Class 6A) all won State Titles. So, who is next?
Copper thief shocks self while trying to cut through electrical wires at Tomball business, leaves ID behind while fleeing, investigators say
A man who is accused of stealing copper and other items from a Tomball business dropped what he was doing and fled the scene after shocking himself while trying to cut through electrical wires, according to investigators with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.
3 arrested, including man with multiple open warrants, while trying to steal building materials from a construction site near Tomball, deputies say
Three people have been arrested after deputies say they were caught trying to steal building materials from a construction site near Tomball, according to the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office.
Deputy injured in DWI crash urges good Samaritans to check on at-fault driver before losing consciousness, authorities say
A deputy who was injured in a crash caused by a suspected drunk driver told good Samaritans who arrived at the scene to help the driver of the other vehicle rather than checking on him, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.
VYPEU Behind the Lens: Revisiting An Old Rivalry Between Magnolia and Tomball
Following a lengthy rain delay, last Friday night the Tomball Cougars played on Bulldog territory. The teams fought hard, but ultimately, the game ended in a Magnolia victory, 34-29. Heading into district games, Magnolia’s record now stands 1-1. Tomball’s record stands 0-2 as they have one non-district game remaining.
Who are they? PHOTOS: Trio manage to write $11K in forged checks, purchase more than $3K in gift cards after Tomball vehicle burglary
A man and a woman managed to cash checks for $11,000 at 11 different banks and purchase more than $3,500 worth of gift cards using the contents of a stolen purse, authorities said.
Grandfather killed alongside 4 young grandsons near Centerville identified; Escaped inmate believed to be responsible
The four Houston-area children who were found dead inside a home in Centerville were identified as students who attended the Tomball Independent School District, the district revealed. Their 66-year-old grandfather was also among those slain.
INSIDER LIST: Where locals love to take out-of-town visitors to eat in the Houston area
We asked locals a simple question: Where do you take out-of-town guests to eat when you want to show them around Houston? The restaurant doesn’t have to be the “best” or even your favorite, but rather someplace intimate, exciting, or nostalgic -- the kind of place you bookmark in your brain and save for the perfect outing with the perfect person.
Cold Conroe Explained
It seems like every time we show the morning lows, Conroe looks to be the coldest spot around and sometimes colder than ten degrees than other places nearby, like Tomball and Huntsville. For instance, this morning Conroe came in at 48° while Huntsville reported 61° and Tomball reported 53°.
Reported bomb threat at Tomball High School; Tomball ISD schools placed in ‘secure mode,’ school district says
All Tomball ISD schools were placed in “secure mode” after a bomb threat was reported at Tomball High School Thursday, authorities said. Tomball High School and Tomball Junior High were placed in lockdown.
Get your chicken fried steak fix at one of these longstanding Houston-area eateries
Trigger nostalgia and unrelenting fried food cravings in an instant with three simple words: Chicken fried steak. The beloved dish is a southern staple, a comfort food and a great unifier among us Houstonians. Regardless of where you’re from or who you are, chances are you’re likely to like chicken fried steak. After all, what’s not to love? Seriously, who (aside from vegans, vegetarians, pescatarians, etc.) could actually resist the crispy golden crust, the tenderized beef and the sumptuous coat of peppercorn white gravy?
These small Texas towns were named among the nation’s top family-friendly communities
Two small Texas were named among the nation’s top family-friendly communities. This information comes courtesy of real estate listing website Realtor.com, which recently determined the country’s 11 best suburbs for families.
Deadly scam aimed at teens: This is what one Houston-area family wants you to know
A terrifying warning for all parents about a deadly scam aimed at teenagers online. A Tomball family is sharing their story about their son who was tricked, and it cost him his life. They want every parent or guardian of teens to know what happened to their family and what they wish they would have done differently.
5 things for Houstonians to know for Monday, March 15
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Tomball City Manager dies in single-vehicle crash in Waller County
Tomball City Manager Rob Hauck died Saturday in a single-vehicle crash in Waller County, according to a release from the Tomball Police Department. The crash occurred around 1:20 p.m. near the intersection of FM 1774 and Riley Road. Hauck had been selected as Tomball’s City Manager in 2018. Prior to that, he served as the Chief of Police for Tomball Police Department from 2008 to 2014 and as Tomball’s Assistant City Manager from 2014 to 2018. Hauck leaves behind his wife, Kathleen Hauck, and their three children: Lauren Hauck Andrade, Madeline Scott, and Conner Scott.