The Potpourri
TypeWeekly newspaper
Owner(s)Hearst Corporation
PublisherHouston Community Newspapers
EditorRoy Kent
Headquarters21901 Tomball Parkway, Suite 500
Houston, Texas 77070
 United States
Circulation31,500 weekly

The Potpourri, a weekly newspaper, covers the communities of Tomball and Magnolia, which are located north west of Houston, Texas. The publication publishes separate editions for each community. The communities are neighbors and span two counties: Harris and Montgomery counties. The publications have weekly circulations of more than 31,500 and have a current estimated readership of 90,000. The broadsheet publication is distributed free every Wednesday. The Potpourri is in its 45th year. The publication has had various owners throughout that time and began as a place mat featuring community news in restaurants.[citation needed]

It was owned by ASP Westward LP until 2012, when it was acquired by 1013 Star Communications as part of its acquisition of Houston Community Newspapers.[1] In 2016, the Hearst Corporation acquired Houston Community Newspapers; it is the parent company of the Houston Chronicle.[2] As part of the deal the Potpourri became a part of the Hearst Corporation.[3]


  1. ^ Pulsinelli, Olivia (2012-08-28). "Houston Community Newspapers sold to Nevada company". Houston Business Journal. Retrieved 2017-01-22.
  2. ^ Lewis, Al (2016-07-29). "Hearst purchases community newspapers across Houston's suburbs". Katy Rancher at the Houston Chronicle. Retrieved 2017-01-22.
  3. ^ "Hearst Purchases Locally-Focused Houston Community Newspapers & Media Group". Hearst Corporation at MarketWired. 2016-07-29. Retrieved 2017-01-22.