Local sage O’Sullivan leads national boycott of NFL

The Woodlands, September 28 – Local sage and political activist Bill O’Sullivan of The Woodlands is leading a national boycott of the National Football League for its tolerance of professional football players who refuse to stand during the National Anthem at the beginning of games. O’Sullivan is a Marine whose son and father also served […]

Citizen activism, and the appropriate servant response from Commissioner Noack, helped to untangle the Animal Shelter mess a year ago; lessons learned

Conroe, September 24 – A year ago, the Montgomery County Animal Shelter remained in crisis. Citizen activism – and the appropriate servant response from Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack – helped to untangle the crisis and put the Shelter on a far better track. The crisis reached its zenith during Labor Day weekend in […]

Benson added to Animal Shelter Advisory Board, as Commissioners Court finally cleans up Board membership

Benson added to Animal Shelter Advisory Board, as Commissioners Court finally cleans up Board membership

Image: Montgomery County Animal Shelter Advisory Board member Robbie Benson with her friend Valentine. Conroe, August 10 – After several months of delays, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court finally cleaned up the membership of the Montgomery County Animal Shelter (“MCAS”) Advisory Board. In addition to other changes to the Board, the Commissioners Court appointed renowned […]

Gregory Parker: “The Commissioners Court needs to learn to say ‘no'”; Precinct 2 Commissioner candidate Parker discusses politics, philosophy, his new book

Gregory Parker: “The Commissioners Court needs to learn to say ‘no

Image: Precinct 2 County Commissioner candidate Gregory Parker stands at the Church @ 242, August 7, 2017. Conroe, August 8 – Precinct 2 County Commissioner candidate Gregory Parker spoke to the Montgomery County Tea Party in a question-and-answer format about his candidacy, his political philosophy, and his latest book Conservative Essays for the Modern Era. Local […]

County Clerk Mark Turnbull makes outstanding budget presentation, shows historical efficiency of his County Clerk’s Office

July 26 – The highlight of yesterday’s “budget workshop” before the Montgomery County Commissioners Court was County Clerk Mark Turnbull’s budget presentation for his County Clerk’s Office and for the Court Collection Department. Turnbull made a video in which he explained the historical levels of his Office’s budget in comparison to what he termed the […]

Decimation of Hope Highway (Part 2 of 2-part series): real citizens appear before Commissioners Court to oppose $73 million, 3.6-mile, Tx-249 tollway

Decimation of Hope Highway (Part 2 of 2-part series): real citizens appear before Commissioners Court to oppose $73 million, 3.6-mile, Tx-249 tollway

Image: In foreground, State Representative Mark Keough who is running for Montgomery County Judge in the 2018 Republican Primary Election, and Governor Greg Abbott. In back, left to right, Keough Chief of Staff Jason Millsaps, Ruth Mesta, and Kurt Jones. Conroe, June 18 – Genuine citizens appeared before the Montgomery County Commissioners Court to explain […]

Jones State Forest bill dies in Texas House, forest remains unprotected

Conroe, June 2 – After a bit of a tortured history, Senate Bill 1964, which, as amended, would have protected the Jones State Forest from future commercial development, died in the Texas House of Representatives when the 85th Texas Legislature came to a close. Creighton filed and then altered his proposed legislation State Senator Brandon […]