Redux: Conroe City Councilman Duane Ham: “The Davenports’ Threats Against County Judge Craig Doyal Are An Insult To The Law Enforcement Community And The Citizens” (The Davenports, Part 1)

Redux: Conroe City Councilman Duane Ham: “The Davenports’ Threats Against County Judge Craig Doyal Are An Insult To The Law Enforcement Community And The Citizens” (The Davenports, Part 1)

Image: Conroe City Councilman Duane Ham, May 30, 2017. PUBLISHER’S NOTE: This story is the second part of our “redux” series running on Monday, August 28, 2017. The story, which we published on May 31, 2017, is the fourth most popular story in the history of this newspaper and began the celebrated series exposing the […]

Bambi Meets Godzilla: Taxpayers versus the Commissioners Court in the August 8 budget hearing

Bambi Meets Godzilla: Taxpayers versus the Commissioners Court in the August 8 budget hearing

Conroe, August 9 – The budget hearing on August 8, 2017, before the Montgomery County Commissioner Court portends a scene from the classic 1969 short, “Bambi versus Godzilla.” (Video of short at bottom of this article.) During both the regular Commissioners Court meeting and the budget hearing portion of the meeting afterwards, citizens, including Alan […]

Multiple arrests made in Tamina double homicide

Conroe, August 7 – After an exhausting two weeks of outstanding detective work, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office has taken four individuals into custody for their role in the murders of Jaquise Williams and Akeem Russell, both of Tamina, on July 20, 2017. Detectives are still hunting for additional “persons of interest” and a late […]

Montgomery County Government 401: The Golden Hammer to Implement Zero-Based Budgeting

Montgomery County Government 401: The Golden Hammer to Implement Zero-Based Budgeting

Image: Since we’re looking for something fun to do, such as zero-based budgeting or learning about the Montgomery County government, let’s start with The Hillary Step, at 28,839 feet, Mount Everest, Nepal. The Step is a nearly vertical climb of approximately 39 feet just below the South Summit. The 2015 earthquake on Mount Everest has […]

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Budget Proposal for 2017 Shows Hard Work, Good Planning, Effort to Get Boots on the Ground

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Budget Proposal for 2017 Shows Hard Work, Good Planning, Effort to Get Boots on the Ground

Image: Left to right, Sheriff Rand Henderson, Cheree Walker Page, Victoria d’Angelo Tompkins, and Conroe ISD President and County Treasurer Candidate Melanie Pryor Bush, June 23, 2017, at a meeting of the Montgomery County Republican Women. Conroe, July 20 – Sheriff Rand Henderson’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2018 shows hard work, good planning, and […]

Sheriff Henderson supports Adrian Heath parole decision, wrote letter to Board of Pardons and Paroles

Conroe, July 18 – Sheriff Rand Henderson was one of the many Montgomery County citizens, who also included State Representative and County Judge candidate Mark Keough, who wrote a letter to the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles to support the parole of Adrian Heath. In making a plea for parole for Mr. Adrian Heath, […]

Commissioner Charlie Riley sticks his foot in his mouth (again), makes clear he doesn’t understand “The Golden Hammer”

Commissioner Charlie Riley sticks his foot in his mouth (again), makes clear he doesn’t understand “The Golden Hammer”

Conroe, July 14 – Open mouth. Insert foot. So it went for Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley who expressed his ignorance of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and of Montgomery County Courthouse security procedures. Riley, a regular recipient of “The Golden Hammer Award” which recognizes County officials who “hammer the […]

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