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Don't forget to vote in the Humble ISD Special Election.  Voters will elect trustees for three of the positions on the Board of Trustees as well as deciding the fate of a bond which would provide for new schools in the district and improvements.

Fishermen are notorious for talking about "the one that got away."

Not so for Kingwood couple Dennis and Melanie Fikes who won the first place award in the 5th event of the 2008 season for the Southeast Region The 2 of Us Couples Fishing Tournament on May 4th at Lake Sam Rayburn.  Competing in a field of 42 couples, their impressive five fish stringer weighed 21.59 pounds. 

According to recent FBI statistics, violent crimes continue to rise in our schools, as evidenced by various campus rampages, the new trend in cyber bullying, and teen suicides. This has rattled the nerves of parents across the country. Tina Mansfield, a mom and graphic designer from Kingwood Texas, decided to use her skills to respond to an increasingly egocentric, mean and competitive environment among our youth. She has designed a ring called String-Ring — The Kindness Reminder.

Baby Brandon Brooks is less than four months old, but since doctors diagnosed him with a life-threatening disease, his tiny body has undergone six blood transfusions and countless treatments. On Jan. 30, he was born seven weeks premature to Kingwood parents Mickey and Jimmy Brooks.

There are new, affordable homes to be had in Houston and mortgage money, and down payment assistance are available. Mayor Bill White wants you know about a free opportunity to learn more about it, or share the information with a friend.

There's now a top-notch Scottish pub near Kingwood and Humble-- it's McClellan's, owned by the McClellan family. It's the place with a nine-hole golf course, located at the north foot of Houston Avenue at Townsen Boulevard.

Kingwood, TX:   Old friends and new are celebrating the reopening of Nico’s Place at its new location on Loop 494 in Kingwood, where a new lunch menu features Cajun delectables from Cajun Mama’s and night times feature karaoke and live music dates. 

Humble, TX:   Members of the Women’s Council of Realtors (WCR) Lake Houston Chapter recently toured Including Kids, Inc. in Humble to see the sensory equipment which was purchased through the group’s fund-raising luncheon last May. WCR raised $21,000 through sponsorships and ticket sales to benefit Including Kids, a non-profit organization for children with autism and related disorders.

KINGWOOD : Keller Williams Realty Northeast and KHOU-TV Channel 11 are teaming-up for The Spirit of Texas Toy Drive to benefit The Salvation Army of Houston. The toy drive runs through December 20th.  The annual drive will help make the holidays brighter for needy children. New, unwrapped gifts will be accepted at Keller Williams Realty, 20665 West Lake Houston Pkwy., in Kingwood.