It’s nice to be the Prince: Commissioner Meador’s son Gary got the property tax break you’ve been wanting

It’s nice to be the Prince: Commissioner Meador’s son Gary got the property tax break you’ve been wanting

Image: Perhaps, it was the little tree blocking Gary Meador’s lakefront view that led to the lower property tax appraisal. Montgomery and Conroe, May 11 – It’s nice to be the Prince; that’s Gary Meador, son of Precinct 1 County Commissioner Montgomery Central Appraisal District (MCAD) Board member Mike Meador. Unlike the vast majority of […]

Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Marshal Service combine to arrest 18 sex offenders against children

Conroe, May 12 – The month of April was National Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Awareness Month. In recognition of this proclamation, The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Records and Warrants Division, Homeland Security – SWAT, and the U.S. Marshal Service combined County and Federal agency resources and tactical efforts to target persons wanted for various […]

MCSO arrests Kull for burglary, evading arrest

Conroe, May 12 – On May 6, 2017, at approximately 7:22 pm, a Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office District 3 Patrol Deputy was traveling west on FM 1314 near the intersection of Northgate Drive when he noticed a white male on a blue bicycle pulling a large black suitcase. The Deputy noticed this male fit the […]

Three children perish, four others injured in tragic Tamina fire

Tamina, May 12 – An early morning fire in southern Montgomery County has claimed the lives of two brothers and their sister, ages 5-13, and left their 10 year old brother, their Grandfather and an Uncle seriously injured. In total 8 members of an extended family were asleep when fire broke out on the second floor […]

The Daily 202: Trump’s warning to Comey deepens doubts about his respect for the rule of law – Washington Post

Washington Post The Daily 202: Trump's warning to Comey deepens doubts about his respect for the rule of lawWashington PostWith Breanne Deppisch. THE BIG IDEA: The biggest news out of Donald Trump's Thursday interview with NBC was his confession that the Russia investigation was on his mind when he fired FBI director James Comey. Undercutting […]

Senate panel tacks “school choice” provision onto education finance bill – Texas Tribune

Dallas News (blog) Senate panel tacks "school choice" provision onto education finance billTexas TribuneHouse Public Education Committee Chairman Dan Huberty, R-Houston, said passing the bill would be a historic step for the Texas Legislature, which has never voted for school finance reform without the pressure of a court order. The Texas Supreme Court …Texas' fight over […]

Trump contradicts White House on reasons for Comey firing

JULIE PACE, Associated Press EILEEN SULLIVAN, Associated Press JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Contradicting previous White House explanations, President Donald Trump has declared he had planned to fire FBI Director James Comey all along, regardless of whether top Justice Department officials recommended the stunning step. His assertions came as Comey’s temporary replacement joined […]

Microsoft aims to create a more versatile Windows 10

MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft will try to make Windows 10 more versatile with a wave of new features for creating memories, exploring virtual scenery and hopscotching from personal computers to mobile devices. The added bells and whistles will roll out later this year as part of “Fall Creators Update” […]

County Judge Doyal receives “The Golden Hammer” Award for complete lack of understanding of his own departmental budget

ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Conroe, May 12 – County Judge Craig Doyal received “The Golden Hammer Award” for “hammering the taxpayers” at the Tuesday, May 9, 2017, Commissioners Court meeting for Doyal’s complete lack of understanding of the tiny Departmental budget of his own County Department. Doyal’s “County Judge” Department is Account 400 for any […]