Marie Leonard

Marie Leonard

Marie has worked for Community Impact Newspaper since June 2011 and serves as editor for the Northwest Houston edition. Originally from Dallas, she reports on issues involving Cy-Fair ISD, Harris County and all things Northwest Houston.

MISD plans $256.75 million bond election

Student growth in Montgomery ISD has district officials planning for the next decade through a $256.75 million bond referendum that will fund new schools, security upgrades and campus renovations if approved by voters May 9. more »

Apr 15, 2015 12:00 AM Conroe | Montgomery

Local groups aim to curb drunken driving in Cy-Fair

Harris County is often recognized by local officials as the county with the highest number of drunken driving fatalities in the U.S. However proposed legislation and local groups aim to promote responsible drinking. more »

May 20, 2015 12:00 AM Cy-Fair 1 Comments

11 Below Brewing

What began as a hobby 10 years ago for Bryce Baker, Jeff Handojo and Brandon Moss became a full-scale business venture May 2 when 11 Below Brewing opened to the public more »

May 20, 2015 12:00 AM Cy-Fair

Cy-Fair ISD trustees approve school-based health center

Cy-Fair ISD will pioneer a new school-based health care facility when the district’s 11th high school opens in the fall of 2016. more »

May 14, 2015 11:00 AM Cy-Fair

Elite Camping & Survival Gear

Inspired by a love for the great outdoors, Chris Houston opened Elite Camping & Survival Gear last May to help Cy-Fair residents find a variety of camping equipment close to home. more »

Apr 15, 2015 12:00 AM Cy-Fair

From the Editor—April 2015

When writing the front-page story for this issue on the changing face of health care in Harris County, I began to learn more about the matter of gentrification in the city of Houston and how it affects suburban areas such as Cy-Fair, which are miles more »

Apr 15, 2015 12:00 AM Cy-Fair

Copper Kettle Chocolate Factory

Chocolate runs in Scott and Carrie Kossoudji’s blood. The couple opened Copper Kettle Chocolate Factory in November, nearly 30 years after Scott’s parents opened their candy shop in Ohio. more »

Apr 15, 2015 12:00 AM Cy-Fair

Valentin Bianchi

Local wine bar Three20Three offers an intimate setting to enjoy a glass of distinctive pours such as the Valentin Bianchi malbec, which is produced in South America. more »

Apr 15, 2015 12:00 AM Cy-Fair