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Woodlands Symphony to present “HomeGrown” concert, a celebration of Woodlands arts and artists

Katherine AudasThe Woodlands Symphony Orchestra will present a multimedia experience with HomeGrown: A celebration concert honoring the musicians, composers and artists in The Woodlands, the symphony’s final concert in its Cantus Firmus (Fixed Song) season. The concert will take place on Sunday, April 30 at 7:00 p.m. at The Woodlands United Methodist Church, located at 2200 Lake Woodlands Drive in The Woodlands. Tickets are available atwww.woodlandssymphony.org.

Under the artistic direction of Darryl Bayer, the evening will be orchestrated with a variety of segments that include original compositions, classical favorites, soloists, live performance arts, video/media enhancement and two multi-generational-diverse symphonies on stage at the same time.

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Woodlands Woman Killed in Polk County Crash with 18-Wheeler

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At approximately 8:40 am on April 11, 2017 an 18 wheeler pulling a flat bed trailer, driven by Curtis Adair, 31, of Point Blank, was north-bound on US-59. Adair attempted to crossover from the north-bound lanes of 59 across the south-bound lanes to Loop 116 (south end). As Adair was crossing the south-bound lanes of traffic, his trailer was slammed in the back half by a tan 2011 Kia Soul driven by Marley Chapla, 21, of The Woodlands. Chapla’s vehicle was fully lodged under Adair’s trailer as the 18 wheeler pulled off the highway to Loop 116 dragging the car. click here for complete story

Agriculture a foundation of county’s history

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A lot can happen in a century, and Montgomery County is no exception. Now the quickly expanding county is established, balancing economic growth and historic preservation, but over 100 years ago the area was vying to make a name for itself.

According to “Montgomery County, Texas: Picture of a Dream Coming True” produced by the Heritage Museum of Montgomery County, farming was a primary livelihood for the early settlers. They had come for the land and many had been farmers before arriving in Texas. Read more…

More charges could be filed in Pappas Bar-B-Q robbery

920x920 (2)More charges are expected against at least one of the three men who police believe robbed a barbecue restaurant in Oak Ridge North Wednesday night.

Police say Cameron Moore of Houston, Xavier Flowers of Houston and Patrick Wilson of Tomball entered the Pappas Bar-B-Q restaurant in the 27700 block of Interstate 45 North shortly after 8 p.m. Wednesday and held up customers and staff. One of them went table to table demanding wallets, purses and cell phones while the other two robbed restaurant staff, Oak Ridge North Police Chief Andrew Walters said. Read more…

Big crowd waits for hours to meet Cake Boss Buddy Valastro at kiosk bakery opening

 

The line started forming at 2 am. By 8 am, hundreds of people snaked through The Woodlands Mall: all of them eager to get a taste of the newly opened Carlo’s Bakery kiosk and to meet Buddy Valastro, better known as the Cake Boss for his staring role in the TLC reality series. read more…

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