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Motorcyclist killed in collision

A 31-year-old Navasota man lost his life Saturday night, Aug. 6, when his motorcycle collided with an 18-wheeler. Navasota Interim Police Chief Mike Mize stated at approximately 8:30 p.m., Navasota Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to a major crash on Farm-to-Market Road 379 near Minnie Street. The investigation determined an 18-wheeler was stopped in the northbound lane of FM 379 waiting to turn onto Grace Street. A motorcycle, driven by Isaac Barrera, was traveling northbound and struck the rear of the 18-wheeler causing the bike to leave the roadway. Barrera was pronounced deceased on scene. The driver of the 18-wheeler and the passenger were not injured. Th responding Justice of the Peace officer requested an autopsy on Barrera.
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SH 105 reopens after fatal crash involving 18-wheeler

NAVASOTA, Texas (KBTX) - A Grimes County road closed Wednesday afternoon after a fatal crash involving an 18-wheeler. Wednesday evening, the Texas Department of Public Safety said that roadway has reopened. The crash happened on Highway 105 and CR 417, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. While limited...
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Road widens for Jack in the Box

At the Aug. 8, 2022, Navasota City Council Monday, council approved a Chapter 380 Agreement in the amount of $73,333.33 with RAM Navasota, LLC, developer of the Jack in the Box at 2010 SH 105 East. According to Development Services Director Lupe Diosdado, developer Mark Holmes will widen approximately 425 linear feet of the north/south extension of CR 425, aka Durden Street, to a 30-foot-wide road to accommodate anticipated increased two-way traffic. Construction is expected to cost $220,000. The city will reimburse the developer approximately one-third of the costs, not to exceed $73,333 in the form of a grant payable in three installments not to exceed.

USA Pet Resorts Opens In Spring, Texas

USA Pet Resorts opened its newest location in Spring, Texas on April 15th 2022. The pet resort is set on a 2 acre campus with supervised outdoor training and play yards. The 10,000 square foot facility features private villas, and roomy bungalows for their overnight guests with several large indoor training and play rooms. The exclusive Day Club is open 7 days a week and convenient for working families to drop off their pets for a full day of resort fun and adventure. The resort swimming pool and dock diving facility is included for all overnight lodging or day club guests, as well as available for rental by the hour for drop in guests. The resort offers convenient home pickup and delivery, professional K9 training and grooming services. USA Pet Resorts is located 21120 Spring Town Drive, Spring, Texas 77388.

Aroma Mexican Artisan Kitchen closes in Cypress

Aroma Mexican Artisan Kitchen closed in late July, announcing its closure to the community through a Facebook posting. (Mikah Boyd/Community Impact Newspaper) Aroma Mexican Artisan Kitchen, located at 7626 Fry Road, Ste. 100, Cypress, closed in late July. The restaurant originally opened in July 2019 and served traditional Mexican and Central American dishes. In a parting post, officials thanked their loyal customers for their support over the years.

Eat Local: Don Agave Mexican Grill

Don Agave Mexican Grill, a newly opened Tex Mex restaurant in Spring, Texas is family owned and operated by four cousins: Ricardo Miranda, Jesus Miranda , Salvador Miranda, Rene Zuniga and their nephew Elvin Martínez. From the outside, it looks like another strip center Mexican restaurant. Yes, Don Agave...

Behind the News: Get to Know Nick Rama, a Foodie and Community Man

Connecting the community through the showcase of local restaurants and leading genuine people into the spotlight, Food Editor and Writer of Hello Woodlands, Nick Rama, explains how he got into the food industry and his experiences from life in Hong Kong to becoming settled in The Woodlands/Spring area in 1986. Dive deeper into the life of the man who created Nick’s Local Eats and discover why he fell in love with his job.
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Wine Dinners are Back at Carrabba’s Italian Grill!

THE WOODLANDS, TX -- Before saying so-long to Summer, Carrabba’s Italian Grill is bringing back Wine Dinners to celebrate! The restaurant invites guests to hang onto flavors they love during the upcoming Season’s Peak Wine Dinner hosted on Tuesday, August 16 and Wednesday, August 24 starting at 6:30 pm. Attendees will enjoy a four-course food and wine pairing featuring classic Italian dishes with wine varietals that complement the summer season.

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Lake Conroe Fishing Report

Fishing on Lake Conroe has been slow to good, depending on what you are after and when. The water temperature at the dam early in the morning has been running 86 degrees according to the SJRA. Fishing Guide Butch Terpe said Monday morning at daylight it was 88 degrees in the main lake. The water at this time is clear in the main lake and the level is 199.45 feet. The City of Houston Diversion (COH) is 0 CFS, the Ground Reduction Plan (GRP) is 13.43 CFS and 0 CFS is being released from the Lake according to the...

Copenhagen European Kitchen & Bakery opens in Katy

The restaurant features new art every month. (Courtesy Copenhagen European Kitchen & Bakery) Copenhagen European Kitchen & Bakery opened July 5 at 981 S. Mason Road, Ste. A, Katy. The restaurant serves north European food including sourdough and rye breads, danishes and cakes. The space will also feature new art each month and host art discussions, poetry readings and live music. 281-206-7155.
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Take the Car and Check Out These 3 Great Views in The Woodlands, TX

It’s important to make time to get outside and find some fresh air, even in a busy city. There can be numerous hidden gems waiting just around the corner if you know how to find them. Luckily for you, we’ve done the hard part and are happy to give you the 3 best views in The Woodlands, TX, so you can get outside, destress, and enjoy the sunshine.