Prosecutor: Suspected Texas gunman tried to escape to MexicoMay 4, 2023 GMT
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DNA testing IDs executed man as Texas girl’s killer in 1979July 12, 2022 GMT
CONROE, Texas (AP) — A man executed more than two decades ago has been identified through DNA testing as the person who killed a Texas girl in 1979, authorities have announced.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said Monday it had spent decades investigating the September 1979 strangulation death of 12-year-old Lesia Michell Jackson.
TABC boys and girls Texas high school basketball rankingsFebruary 9, 2022 GMT
SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school boys and girls rankings for the week of Feb. 8.
Hall of Fame coach Bill Fitch dies, led Celtics to ’81 titleFebruary 4, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Bill Fitch helped turn bad NBA teams into winners, and the Celtics back into champions.
A two-time coach of the year who guided Boston to one of its championships during a Hall of Fame coaching career spanning three decades, has died.
Trump’s heir? Some supporters eye DeSantis as alternativeFebruary 2, 2022 GMT
CONROE, Texas (AP) — There was something different next to the “TRUMP WON!” T-shirts, the “MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN” hats and the “LET’S GO BRANDON” flags for sale at former President Donald Trump’s recent Texas rally: a collection of “DeSantis 2024” bumper stickers.
Trump dangles prospect of pardons for Jan. 6 defendantsJanuary 30, 2022 GMT
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Former President Donald Trump is dangling the prospect of pardons for supporters who participated in the deadly Jan. 6 storming of the U.S.
Trump facing legal, political headwinds as he eyes comebackJanuary 30, 2022 GMT
CONROE, Texas (AP) — As he prepared to tee off at one of his Florida golf courses, a fellow player introduced Donald Trump as the “45th president of the United States.”
“45th and 47th,” Trump responded matter-of-factly, before hitting his drive.
Friday’s ScoresNovember 6, 2021 GMT
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Argyle 45, FW Nolan 29
Austin TSD 57, California School for the Deaf-Riverside, Calif. 40
Hospitals closing off-site ERs to buttress central ER staffsAugust 25, 2021 GMT
Texas hospital systems are increasingly closing temporarily their off-site emergency rooms and sending their staff to their hospitals to support staff overstretched by COVID-19.
Kansas man arrested in 38-year-old southeast Texas slayingMay 21, 2021 GMT
CONROE, Texas (AP) — A 75-year-old Kansas City, Kansas, man has been arrested on a murder warrant in a nearly four decade old homicide in southeast Texas.
Thomas Elvin Darnell was taken to the Montgomery County jail Thursday after being arrested Monday in Kansas on a murder warrant for the 1983 death of Laura Purchase, according to Montgomery County Sheriff’s Lt.
Texas man dies in fall on snowy California mountainApril 22, 2021 GMT
LONE PINE, Calif. (AP) — A Texas man has died after falling to his death while hiking California's Mount Whitney, authorities announced Wednesday...
Suspected hypothermia deaths in homes mount in TexasFebruary 20, 2021 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — With the snow and ice clearing in Texas after days of unusually cold temperatures, bodies are being found of people who likely froze to death as they struggled to stay warm after electricity was cut to millions of homes...
Houston-area priest gets 10 years for child indecency countsDecember 17, 2020 GMT
CONROE, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area Roman Catholic priest was sentenced to a decade in prison on Wednesday for abusing children at his church more than 20 years ago...
Houston-area priest pleads guilty to child indecency countsNovember 17, 2020 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-area Roman Catholic priest pleaded guilty on Tuesday to indecency with a child related to molestations that took place at his church more than 20 years ago...
Buffalo DL Ed Oliver’s drunken driving, gun charges droppedJuly 22, 2020 GMT
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors on Wednesday dropped the drunken driving and illegal handgun charges against Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Ed Oliver, who had been arrested in May during a traffic stop in Houston’s northern suburbs...
Texas executes man in 1998 slaying of college studentAugust 22, 2019 GMT
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas death row inmate who argued that his conviction was based on junk science was executed Wednesday for the abduction, rape and killing of a suburban Houston community college student more than 20 years ago...
Texas 12-year-old charged in fatal shooting of brother, 10May 5, 2019 GMT
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a 12-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his 10-year-old brother in Texas.
The Montgomery County sheriff's office says deputies on Saturday afternoon responded to a 911 call reporting a shooting in Conroe, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) north of Houston...
MMA fighter wanted in killings captured after escaping vanFebruary 4, 2019 GMT
CONROE, Texas (AP) — An MMA fighter suspected of killing two people, including an ex-girlfriend, was captured Sunday after escaping from a prisoner transport van in Texas, authorities said...
Montgomery County education briefs: Jan. 7-11January 12, 2019 GMT
Conroe ISD employee named counselor of the year
Ashley Wright, a Bradley Elementary School counselor, was recently named Elementary School Counselor of the Year by the Texas School Counselor Association.
Klein high school roundup: Tigers’ boys and girls teams off to good start in 15-6ADecember 24, 2018 GMT
Klein Collins (11-4, 5-0) beat visiting Klein 49-47 in District 15-6A play, Dec. 17, and beat host Conroe 63-61 in district play, Dec. 20.
Against Conroe, it was a big steal from Carter Rhyne and two free throws with no time left from Benny Davis that iced the win victory.
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Conroe church raided after ex-priest sex abuse arrestSeptember 18, 2018 GMT
Police have raided the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Conroe less than a week after a former priest was accused of child molestation.
Conroe police Sgt. Scott McCann confirmed that detectives and the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office searched the church Monday afternoon in connection to the arrest of Manuel La Rosa-Lopez, who has been charged with four counts of indecency with a child.
Abuse scandal hits diocese of cardinal set to meet with popeSeptember 12, 2018 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — As U.S. Catholic leaders head to the Vatican to meet with Pope Francis about a growing church abuse crisis, the cardinal leading the delegation has been accused by two people of not doing enough to stop a priest who was arrested this week on sexual abuse charges...
Garden Calendar June 9June 8, 2018 GMT
TUESDAYS-SUNDAYSThe Mercer Society Gift and Plant Shoppe10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays at 400 Main, Old Town Spring; 281-651-5475, themercersociety.org/ways-to-give/donate.
From finding drugs to explosives, K-9 dogs help Conroe ISDDecember 22, 2017 GMT
The marijuana stash wasn't hard to find.
Not for Fila anyway.
Trotting excitedly, Fila, a police dog in the Conroe Independent School District, runs first to a white GMC Sierra pickup truck but instantly leaps to a multi-colored sedan, followed by a black Dodge Ram before finally settling on a large white van a few feet from where she began her search.
Conroe ISD, Woodforest Bank renew stadium naming dealDecember 20, 2017 GMT
A $40 million athletics complex in south Montgomery County will remain the namesake of The Woodforest National Bank after the Conroe Independent School District received only one bid for its naming rights.
Sunday Conversation: Conroe ISD Superintendent Dr. Don StocktonDecember 15, 2017 GMT
Dr. Don Stockton has been the tireless leader of the Conroe Independent School District for the last 15 years. Over his tenure as superintendent he has shaken the hands of 50,000 graduates, seen the kindness of his students in response to a community crisis and has helped shaped the direction of the district.
Local government news & notes: Dec. 9December 9, 2017 GMT
The first phase of the Interstate 45 North Planning & Environmental Linkages Study (PEL) began this month, according to information from Montgomery County Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack's office.
Waterfront estate on an acre overlooks Lake ConroeDecember 8, 2017 GMT
This waterfront estate is on an acre overlooking Lake Conroe in Walden Estates. Listing agent Dane Gates of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties says the home offers a wonderful layout for entertaining and is surrounded by beautiful trees, lake views, and is close world-class fishing, dining and golf.
Business Briefs from The WoodlandsDecember 2, 2017 GMT
Yoga studio opens, hosting free classes
Body & Brain Conroe, a new holistic yoga and meditation center which was originally slated to open during the first week of November, will open for classes on Dec.
Federal guard pleads guilty to smuggling contraband into Conroe lockupNovember 14, 2017 GMT
A federal prison guard from Houston pleaded guilty to bribery Monday after he smuggled everything from food to marijuana into the Joe Corley Detention Facility in Conroe.
Agents started investigating Jacoby Derrell Randall, 28, in early 2017 after months of probing repeated allegations of contraband smuggling into the federal lockup.
HISD Board of Education approves academic calendar for 2018-19November 10, 2017 GMT
Houston ISD's Board of Education approved the district's 2018-2019 academic calendar Thursday night, opting to give students the entire week of Thanksgiving off and starting school on the fourth Monday of August.
CROSS COUNTRY: Montgomery girls, TWHS boys claim 12-6A titlesOctober 12, 2017 GMT
As Montgomery cross country coach Chance Edwards took his first glance at the final results from the District 12-6A championships on Thursday morning, a certain weight seemed to be lifted from his shoulders and a smile spread across his face.
A guide to Houston’s parksOctober 11, 2017 GMT
Houston is one of the greener cities in America, which means you can find a fine park at almost any outpost in the metro area. If you're searching for a new, or familiar, green space this list can you get among the trees and grass.
Miller: CSO to open season with celebrated pianistJuly 29, 2017 GMT
With all the local entertainment entities having finished their seasons, it might be a good time to get your tickets secured for upcoming shows.
Most of them begin their new seasons in September, but the Conroe Symphony Orchestra is saving its blockbuster opening for October 30, a Monday eve, according to fervent supporter Gayle Laminack who toils in the trenches with the best of them.
Creighton’s ‘Buy America’ bill with governor after unanimous approval by Texas lawmakersMay 26, 2017 GMT
A bill authored by Conroe state lawmaker Brandon Creighton that's expected to give a financial boost to Texas ports -- as well as the rest of the Texas economy -- is with the governor after passing both the Senate and the House unanimously.
Census: Texas has 4 of top 5 fastest growing large US citiesMay 25, 2017 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — Everything is bigger in Texas, including population booms.
Houston area sailing clubs and classesApril 28, 2017 GMT
All Points of Sailing School: Children's sailing camp that runs every weekend. 2517 NASA Parkway, Suite 7, Seabrook, 409-789-1552. Hours: 52 weekends a year and weekly, May-Sept. Cost: Call for camp rates.
MCFA Barbecue winners embrace fair familyApril 14, 2017 GMT
The 2017 Montgomery County Fair Association's 60th anniversary barbecue cook-off winners celebrated not only a win, but the family who makes it possible - including the husband of a late Montgomery ISD teacher.
Private prison company will build 1,000-bed detention center in Conroe as part of Trump’s deportation expansion plansApril 14, 2017 GMT
GEO Group, one of the nation's largest for-profit prison companies, announced Thursday that it will build a 1,000-bed detention center for immigrants in Conroe under a contract that is part of a major expansion of Immigration and Customs Enforcement's deportation programs as ordered by President Donald Trump.
SOFTBALL: The Woodlands tops Conroe, clinches share of district titleApril 13, 2017 GMT
THE WOODLANDS - The Woodlands coach Tim Borths was all smiles on Wednesday evening.
After having their game against Conroe postponed because of torrential rain on Tuesday, the Lady Highlanders looked primed for the postseason on their way to a 9-2 victory over the visiting Tigerettes.
Art students from two local schools were invited to construct large-scale art projects for the 12th annual Woodlands Waterway Festival on April 7-9.
Their unconventional canvases? Two 8-foot tall steel storage containers.
BASEBALL: Oak Ridge shuts out Conroe for third straight winMarch 29, 2017 GMT
OAK RIDGE NORTH - After three straight losses to begin District 12-6A play this season, Oak Ridge has seemingly righted the ship in the midst of the storm.
The War Eagles evened their league record on Tuesday evening at home, rolling to an 8-0 victory over Conroe behind a complete-game shutout from Tyler Davis.
Lee’s huge last day lands tournament winMarch 27, 2017 GMT
Jordan Lee, a 25-year-old Alabamian who has never won a BASS professional bass fishing tournament in his brief career on the BASS tour, came from 15 places back to win the 2107 Geico Bassmaster Classic held on Lake Conroe with a last-day catch of a limit of five largemouths weighing 27 pounds, 4 ounces.The five-fish stringer, the heaviest weighed by the 52 anglers who competed in the March 24-26 world championship of professional bass fishing, gave Lee a total weight of 56 pounds, 10 ounces, one pound, nine ounces more than the 55-pound, 1-ounce total landed by fellow Alabamian Steve Kennedy.
BASEBALL: College Park caps difficult week with comeback win at ConroeMarch 26, 2017 GMT
There's that old song from the 1970s, 'Two Out of Three Ain't Bad'.
After a rough night Friday against The Woodlands, College Park coach Jason Washburn was hoping his team could respond in a Saturday game at Elmore Field against Conroe.
Bassmaster Classic brings a big catch to Houston areaMarch 22, 2017 GMT
Professional bass fishing's annual pinnacle event plays out this week on Lake Conroe's 21,000 flooded acres and the field of Houston's Minute Maid Park as 52 of the past year's most successful anglers in the high-stakes, high-profile arena of competitive bass fishing contend for the title of world champion in the 47th Bassmaster Classic.