Historian Dave Roberts: “Patrick Henry and Samuel Adams would have tarred and feathered” the current members of Montgomery County Commissioners Court

Conroe, January 9 – Renowned historian and local businessman Dave Thomas Roberts spoke to the Montgomery County Tea Party on Monday, January 7, 2019, and didn’t mince words about some locals who call themselves “Republicans.” Roberts’ topic was his upcoming book, “The Death of Liberty,” which he will release right before the April tax season […]

Commissioner Clark shares George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

Publisher’s Note: Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner Jim Clark, a genuinely nice person who deeply cares about our community, faced head and neck cancer this year while he was running for re-election. He lost by re-election by 173 votes out of 4,737 cast in the May 22 Republican Runoff Election. Clark suffered his diagnosis right […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court engages in ice machine purchasing folly

Conroe, November 2 – Montgomery County’s Airport already loses more than $688,278 per year of Montgomery County citizens’ tax dollars, but the County Commissioners Court, on October 23, 2018, approved the purchase of an ice machine without even knowing how much money they were spending. The Airport Director, James Brown, failed to provide any backup […]

Montgomery County Jury gives notorious Houston bank jugger 38 year prison sentence

Conroe, August 27 –  On Thursday, August 24, 2018, jurors in the 221st District Court of Montgomery County, Texas (Honorable Judge Lisa Michalk presiding) found Defendant Hose Singleton, 37, guilty of Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity. The following day, the same jury sentenced Singleton to 38 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Institutional Division. […]

Independent External Quality Assessment determines County Auditor Martin only partially conforms as far as the quality of County government audits, identifies several areas where Auditor “does not conform”

Independent External Quality Assessment determines County Auditor Martin only partially conforms as far as the quality of County government audits, identifies several areas where Auditor “does not conform”

Image: The Montgomery County Auditor’s Office is a mess. Conroe, August 13 – An independent External Quality Assessment (EQA) of the Montgomery County Auditor’s Office (MCAO) determined that Montgomery County Auditor Phyllis Martin only “partially conforms” to quality standards for internal government audits and that there are several areas of accounting practice where Martin “does […]

Funeral arrangements set for Barbara Bush

 HOUSTON (AP) — Funeral services for Barbara Bush are planned for 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston, which she and former President George H.W. Bush regularly attended. According to a post on the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation website, Barbara Bush will lie in repose from noon to midnight Friday at […]

Citizens face at least “Twelve Labors” of profligate spending in February 13 Commissioners Court meeting

Conroe, February 13 – Just as Hercules confronted the “Twelve Labors” as penance for mistakes he had made in his life, so must the citizens of Montgomery County face “Twelve Labors” as penance during the February 13, 2018, Commissioners Court meeting. Hercules had to slay a nine-headed Hydra and other mythical beasts while the citizens […]

Montgomery County District Clerk candidate Miller enjoys substantial support while opponent struggles

Conroe, January 30 – Montgomery County District Clerk candidate Melisa Miller has enjoyed substantial political support for her effort to succeed the retiring Barbara Gladden Adamick. Miller worked for Adamick for 18 years. Miller now works for Montgomery County Clerk Mark Turnbull. Miller filed her Campaign Finance Report covering the six month period from July […]