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 […]

Exxon/Mobil’s New Home & Home Values

When Exxon/Mobile announced their plans to build a new complex near The Woodlands, TX in Montgomery County imaginations ran wild about how it would look and the impact it would have.

We no longer have to depend on our imaginations:

Freeways have been widened, additional shortcuts have been built, new lanes have been added, and multitudes of […]

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 […]

Share the Road in Montgomery County

Once the monsoon season is over, more and more cycling enthusiasts will be on the roads of Montgomery county.  There are several locations along Highway 105 west of Conroe where cycling clubs gather to start their rides. Highway 105 is a wide highway for the most part and usually has a generous shoulder for cyclists […]

Animal Rescue and Control in Montgomery County

Animal Control – “the Dog Catcher”

This phrase conjures up so many images for so many people. Not all those images are good ones.

You know what I’m talking about: The commercial featuring quivering dogs and cats looking sad and cold. Some of those images are almost unbearable to watch.

But the reality is that we […]

Wineries of Montgomery County

Montgomery County, Texas, can lay claim to several successful wineries in the area. Many of them are on the Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail. Many have also won national awards for their wines.

Texas wines have a certain flair and air about them. Not just from the grapes that make the wine, but the way Texas wine […]

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, […]

Companies Relocating Around Lake Conroe

New Exxon Campus Under Construction

In case you haven’t noticed, there’s something going on west of I 45 just south of The Woodlands. By the time it is finished, the new Exxon corporate complex and other companies will have brought tens of thousands of jobs to the area.

This is huge! Every bit of the local […]

Montgomery County Surface Water Program

Jace Houston with San Jacinto River Authority, SJRA spoke to the Conroe-Lake Conroe Area Chamber of Commerce today at noon. The event took place at the April Sound Country Club over looking Lake Conroe.

The SJRA Explains Regulating the Aquifer in Montgomery County to Local Realtor Group

Jace Houston from the San Jacinto River Authority, SJRA gives us good information about the changes that are in the making for area water users.