New 911 Service in Montgomery County

Making Montgomery County Texas a safer place to live!

Smart911 is coming to Montgomery County, Texas!

In fact, it may have already launched by now and is acclaimed to be the best upgrade our first responders could ask for.

Plus, Montgomery County is the first in Texas to establish Smart911 for their county.

So how is this better? You […]

New Conroe VA Clinic Opens

Woodlands Exit Off I 45

Part of the infrastructure that supports population growth in an area like ours are medical facilities.

Montgomery County is the 6th fastest growing county in Texas, according to the 2010 census, with a population of 455,746. This more than doubles the county’s population since 1990. Montgomery County is projected to reach […]

The Roads of Montgomery County

Walker County 1851

Since 1837, roads in Montgomery County have been critical to the growth and industry of the area.  In fact, I have a personal connection with the roads and highways of Montgomery County, Texas:

1837 Washington County Commissioners’ Court

April 4, 1837

April 4, 1837, Justice of the Peace/Commissioner William Robert from the Precinct of San […]

La Torretta Golf – One Shot Worth $1 Million

The Golf Club at La Torretta in Montgomery, TX will be hosting a Hole In One Million Dollar Shootout on June 6, 2015.

Four golfers will have a chance to hit a hole in one for the million dollar prize which will be broadcast live on ESPN.

So how could you be one of the four lucky […]

Home Builders Around Lake Conroe

At the age of three I started framing, wiring, and roofing homes for the deliriously ill nuns who were raising me in an orphanage.  Wait a second, that’s not even close to being true. But to read some of these builders’ stories, that’s not far from how they got their start. Seriously, these home builders […]

50th Annual Go Texan Parade Conroe

Saturday, February 21, from 1-2 p.m., in downtown Conroe is where you’ll find a long standing traditional parade. Go Texan Day is observed in many ways but the parade is most reminiscent of trail drives featuring cowboys on horseback driving cattle to market. There are sure to be horses and cattle plus bands, military units, […]

2015 Montgomery County Fair Coming Soon!

Only 58 days till the Montgomery County Fair! (April 10 – 19) From needlecraft and horticulture to steers and lambs the youth of Montgomery County are preparing to show their best with dreams of blue ribbons and best in show!

Last year’s Grand Champion Steer was won by Kaylee Hill of Splendora Junior FFA fetching a […]

The Best Hiking Trails Around Lake Conroe

Exercise, like people, comes in many shapes and sizes. Hiking, or walking, is a terrific way to enjoy the out of doors and exercise at the same time. All within less than a 30 minute drive from Lake Conroe you’ll find hundreds of miles of well marked and maintained hiking trails. These trails wind through […]

Guide To Parks Around Lake Conroe

Whether you are a new comer or an old timer, knowing the best places to take your family or simply go to relax could be a key component to making your leisure time more “leisurely”. The parks around Lake Conroe provide recreation and relaxation opportunities of every sort. Fishing, playgrounds, swimming, hiking, picnicking, youth sports […]

THE Five Most Popular Restaurants Around Lake Conroe

Here’s my choice of the top five restaurants you can find around Lake Conroe:

Vernon’s Kuntry Katfish –
The best place for catfish – prepared any way you can imagine – is right here in Montgomery County! Vernon’s has become the icon restaurant of Hwy 105. In 1984 with just ten tables and hard work, Vernon and […]