BREAKING NEWS! Citizens Budget Committee issues report for Conroe ISD Budget, recommends against bond

BREAKING NEWS! Citizens Budget Committee issues report for Conroe ISD Budget, recommends against bond

Image: Several members of the Citizens Budget Committee appear in this photograph taken in the Montgomery County Commissioners Courtroom including Reagan Reed (third from left), Kelli Cook (sixth from left), Ginger Russell (seventh from left), Cindy Muth Gaskill (eighth from left), and Committee Chairman Jon Bouche (second from right). Please note that the other individuals, […]

Conroe ISD continues lies, obfuscation about taxes and spending, enlists Courier, Villager blogs for help in misleading public

Conroe ISD continues lies, obfuscation about taxes and spending, enlists Courier, Villager blogs for help in misleading public

Conroe, July 25 – Rather than standing as an example of integrity and ethics for the children of this community, the Conroe Independent School District (CISD) lies and obfuscates just about every time one of its high-level representatives opens his mouth. This time – in trying to convince Montgomery County voters that the school district […]

Conroe ISD behavior after bond election reveals $807 million bond merely a money grab with no educational value; what citizens must demand of CISD

Conroe ISD behavior after bond election reveals $807 million bond merely a money grab with no educational value; what citizens must demand of CISD

Conroe, May 8 – Although Conroe Independent School District (CISD) had little say immediately after it lost its first bond election in history on Saturday, May 4, 2019, when voters rejected an $807 million bond package and tax hike, CISD has begun to sound off and the sounds portend badly for taxpayers. Clearly, CISD didn’t […]

In course of discussion to modify Facilities Committee, Montgomery County Judge Keough raises serious taxpayer concerns

Conroe, April 2 – Last Tuesday’s Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting had a discussion primarily between County Judge Mark Keough and Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack which appeared on the level to be a dispute over who would lead a County Facilities Committee. Nevertheless, remarks, which Judge Keough made during the meeting, were clear […]

CISD fails to identify education benefit from $807 million (plus interest) tax increase from proposed bond issue

CISD fails to identify education benefit from $807 million (plus interest) tax increase from proposed bond issue

Conroe, February 6, 2019 – The Conroe Independent School District (CISD) is unable to identify the metrics (quantification) of any benefits to the education of children from the proposed $807 million, plus interest, tax increase the CISD Board of Trustees has placed on the May 4, 2019, ballot for voters to approve or disapprove. It’s […]

Thanks to terrible financial management, Conroe ISD intends almost to double debt, throw cost to taxpayers

Conroe, January 21 – If voters in the Conroe Independent School District (CISD) vote on May 4, 2019, to approve the $807 million bond package the CISD administration is proposing, CISD will become one of the most debt laden school districts in Texas. The District has failed to manage its expenditures and has included almost […]

Stilson convicted of child porn, draws 40 year prison sentence

Conroe, December 21 – On Thursday, December 20, 2018, in the 435th District Court of Montgomery County, Texas, Judge Patty Maginnis presiding, Defendant Joseph Stilson, 47, pled guilty to two felony charges of Promotion of Child Pornography, a second degree felony.  That’s disgusting and gross. Stilson was sentenced to 40 years confinement in TDCJ-ID.  He […]

Judge Grant gives child pornographer Walker maximum 20 years prison sentence

Conroe, December 19 – On Wednesday, December 19, 2018, in the 9th District Court, with Judge Phil Grant presiding, Defendant Brice Walker, 34, pled guilty to five felony charges of Promotion of Child Pornography, a second degree felony.  Judge Grant sentenced Walker to 20 years confinement in Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Institutional Division, […]

Mother sentenced to 40 years in prison for attempted sex trafficking of her child

Conroe, July 12 – On Thursday, July 12, 2018, in the 9th District Court of Montgomery County, Texas, Judge Phil Grant presiding, Defendant Sarah Peters, 25, pled guilty to the felony offenses of Sexual Performance of a Child, Attempted Human Trafficking, and Promotion of Prostitution of a Child.  Grant sentenced to 40 years confinement in prison (TDCJ) […]