Commissioner Meador Transmogrifies Multimillion Dollar Road Fund Into “Slush”

Commissioner Meador Transmogrifies Multimillion Dollar Road Fund Into “Slush”

Conroe, January 27 – Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike Meador has transferred $2,737,025.30 from the Precinct 1 road budget into a wide variety of other expenditures having little or nothing to do with roads, since April, 2014. Meador slid $625,000.00 of the transferred funds over to “professional services” which largely represented payments to engineering firms and […]

Montgomery County Has Lost Great Leader, Kind Man John Wiesner

Conroe, January 26 – Montgomery County lost a great leader, friend, and kindhearted gentleman when automotive magnate John Wiesner died this afternoon in Conroe at the age of 88. Wiesner worked in the automotive sales industry since 1949 and owned his dealership since 1954. Wiesner served on the board of directors of the Great Conroe […]

Sheriff Henderson Commends Deputy for Seemingly Preventing Suicide

Conroe, January 26 – Sheriff Rand Henderson commended Deputy Gallagher for heroic actions in saving a man’s life who apparently was attempting to commit suicide.On January 19, 2017, at approximately 7:42 pm, Deputy Gallagher with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Interstate Highway 69 and Texas Highway 99 in reference to an attempted […]

Courier Blog Changes Headline After The Golden Hammer Hammers Them for More Defamation

Conroe, January 25 – The Courier blog changed the headline in a post this afternoon approximately 86 minutes after The Golden Hammer called out that online blog for printing a defamatory headline in which the blog claimed that a Conroe Independent School District had been arrested for methamphetamine sales or manufacture. Previously, at least one Board member […]

HGAC’s Clark Fumbles Around on Tow Truck Monopolies, Commissioners Noack, Clark Object

Conroe, January 24 – The Houston Galveston Area Council’s Alan Clark, Director of Transportation Planning, tried to convince the Montgomery County Commissioners Court today that the County should adopt a policy whereby certain tow truck operators receive monopoly protection when accidents occur or cars break down on major thoroughfares. Clark advocated a system whereby the […]

Commissioners Approve Limited Ethics Policy

Commissioners Approve Limited Ethics Policy

Conroe, January 24 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court approved a limited Code of Ethics in a unanimous vote this morning. The Code was limited in two respects. First, it only meets the minimal requirements of the Texas Department of Transportation which has notified the County government that it must adopt those requirements by February […]

Community, GOP Support Highlight Treasurer Davenport’s Campaign Finance Report

Conroe, January 22 – Montgomery County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport’s January 13, 2017, semiannual campaign finance report displayed her commitment to support of community activities and the local Republican Party. The report, which Davenport filed with Elections Administrator Suzie Harvey, covers the period from July 1 to December 31, 2016. Davenport, who held a campaign fundraiser […]

Building Maintenance Dept. Hotbed for Nepotism

Conroe, January 20 – In all of the discussions of the numerous problems that the Montgomery County government suffers arising from nepotism, no County department comes close to the Building Maintenance Department. The Building Maintenance Department oversees the maintenance and construction of the County’s physical facilities. While Custodial Services provides housecleaning for County buildings, Building […]

$1.3 MILLION HIGHWAY BOONDOGGLE LEADS JANUARY 24 COURT AGENDA

Conroe, January 20, 2017 – A proposed $1.3 million payment for County Judge Craig Doyal’s and Commissioner Charlie Riley’s TX-249 “Decimation of Hope Highway” project to build a 3.6 mile road for a total $100 million at the far southwest edge of Montgomery County highlights the Commissioners Court Agenda for January 24, 2017, at 9:30 […]