Trump asks for $7.9 billion down payment for Harvey relief

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has sent lawmakers an initial request for a $7.9 billion down payment toward Harvey relief and recovery efforts. The request, expected to be swiftly approved by Congress, would add $7.4 billion to rapidly dwindling Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster aid coffers and $450 million to finance disaster loans for […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court addresses Harvey issues, votes to pay overtime to salaried employees, Commissioner candidate Bagley blasts them

Montgomery County Commissioners Court addresses Harvey issues, votes to pay overtime to salaried employees, Commissioner candidate Bagley blasts them

Image: Montgomery County Emergency Management Director Darren Hess addressed the Commissioners Court during a Special Meeting on Friday, September 1, 2017. If Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley looked befuddled, that’s because he was. Conroe, September 2 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court held a Special Meeting at 6 p.m., Friday, September 1, 2017, to […]

Montgomery County Emergency Management Update

Conroe, August 31 – The following is the Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management update issued at 8:21 p.m., Wednesday, August 30, 2017. It’s the government-centric view of the community. In reality, the outpouring of private charity and compassion arising from the Harvey catastrophe far exceeds anything to which the County government has come close.

Volunteers provide massive outpouring of relief to Harvey victims, show Harvey that it’s nothing of a flood compared to the love of County residents towards one another

Volunteers provide massive outpouring of relief to Harvey victims, show Harvey that it’s nothing of a flood compared to the love of County residents towards one another

Image: Some of the leaders of Oakwood Masonic Lodge #1444 provided food for over 150 people after a group of the Lodge members cooked for the victims of Tropical Storm Harvey and delivered it to Harvey victims at the shelter at Fellowship of The Woodlands Church. Left to right is Kevin Bayer (Senior Warden), Dan […]

Houston resuming bus, light rail, trash services

HOUSTON (AP), August 30 – Houston officials say they are working to resume various city operations now that the flood waters from Tropical Depression Harvey have begun to recede. Bus service and the city’s light rail system are set to resume on a limited basis starting on Thursday. The city’s trash collection service resumed on Wednesday […]

Great spirit of Montgomery County citizens shines through Harvey disaster

Great spirit of Montgomery County citizens shines through Harvey disaster

Image: A group of unnamed volunteers, several of whom are flooding victims themselves, delivered food and supplies to Patton Village, throughout the day on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. Montgomery County, August 30 – While many of the elected politicians focused on taking selfies and videos of themselves during the Tropical Storm Harvey crisis, there were […]

BREAKING NEWS! Montgomery County Commissioners Court to hold special meeting Friday, September 1, to take action on Harvey-related flooding

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, August 29 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court will hold a special meeting on Friday, September 1, 2017, at 6 p.m., at the Commissioners Courtroom to discuss the recent flooding relating to Tropical Storm Harvey. The purpose of the meeting will be to take action with respect to debris and project management […]