Newspaper Death Watch Marches On

Newspaper Death Watch Marches On

  Conroe, January 21 – Traditional newspapers are dying for two primary reasons. First, many of the newspapers hide the truth and have taken on a liberal pro-government bias of which citizens are sick and tired. Second, the quality of the reporting and investigative journalism has deteriorated to terrible levels. Many newspapers now just report […]

Payroll Change Transparency Thanks to Shaw, Meador; More Openness Needed

Conroe, January 20 – Montgomery County Human Resources Director Dodi Shaw, a member of County Judge Craig Doyal’s “Hit List” of political enemies, placed all of the backup information for the “payroll change requests” on the January 24, 2017, 9:30 a.m., Commissioners Court Agenda. The citizens of Montgomery County should thank Shaw for this important […]

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 […]

MEADOR FILES SEMIANNUAL CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORT; DOYAL, DAVENPORT FILINGS UNAVAILABLE

MEADOR FILES SEMIANNUAL CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORT; DOYAL, DAVENPORT FILINGS UNAVAILABLE

Conroe, January 18 – Commissioner Mike Meador, Precinct 1, filed his semi-annual finance report on January 13, 2017, with Montgomery County Elections Administrator Suzie Harvey. Meador received $2,850 in political contributions during the period from July 1 to December 31, 2016. His contributors were Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley ($600), Lake Conroe Area Realtors ($250), […]

TEXAS MONTHLY GETS ITS “BUM STEER” AWARD BACK

TEXAS MONTHLY GETS ITS “BUM STEER” AWARD BACK

THE ONLY “BUM STEER” AWARD THE GOLDEN HAMMER WILL EVER GIVE: TEXAS MONTHLY GETS ITS AWARD BACK FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY GOVERNMENT SPENDING EXPLOSION! Conroe, January 15 – The Golden Hammer announced that it was giving Texas Monthly magazine its “Bum Steer” Award right back. The Golden Hammer Publisher Eric Yollick explained, “In 2000, TM gave […]

NOVEMBER 2015 ROAD BOND PASSED BUT FAILED

NOVEMBER 2015 ROAD BOND PASSED BUT FAILED

Conroe, January 13 – In a December 28, 2016, press release, County Judge Craig Doyal bragged that one of “several successes for the county…in 2016” was “successfully passed a $280 million road bond election, and many projects are now underway.” Doyal revealed his confusion, because the $280 million road bond passed in 2015, not 2016. […]

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