More than 1,000 rescues, evacuations as Imelda soaks Texas

More than 1,000 rescues, evacuations as Imelda soaks Texas

Image: Splendora Police Lieutenant Troy Teller, left, Corporal Jacob Rutherford and Mike Jones pull a boat carrying Anita McFadden and Fred Stewart from their flooded neighborhood inundated by rain from Tropical Depression Imelda on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Splendora, Texas. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP) SPLENDORA, Texas (AP) — The slow-churning remnants of Tropical […]

Sheriff Henderson hunting for stolen ATV

Splendora, May 7 – Montgomery County Sheriff Rand Henderson is doggedly hunting for a stolen ATV shown above. Sometime between April 28 and May 1, 2019, an unknown actor stole the ATV from behind a residence located in the 27000 block of South Oak Creek Drive in Splendora, Texas. Anyone with information regarding this incident, […]

Overnight Fire Leaves One Dead in Splendora

Splendora, April 26 – Just before 4 a.m. Friday morning, April 26, 2019, the East Montgomery County Fire Department was dispatched along with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office to the 26000 block of Carol Lane in Splendora for a welfare check.  When they arrived they found family members performing CPR on 42 year old Jeffrey […]

Cities, Quadvest, other utilities lead fight for freedom, as Texas Supreme Court takes San Jacinto River Authority venue case

Cities, Quadvest, other utilities lead fight for freedom, as Texas Supreme Court takes San Jacinto River Authority venue case

Image: Quadvest President Simon Sequeira, most obviously the Bob Marley of Montgomery County’s fight for freedom from the San Jacinto River Authority’s monopolistic water prices as well as The Golden Hammer’s Power Top Ten #8 in 2018, has much reason to celebrate, as the Texas Supreme Court has agreed to hear the mandamus petition of […]

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office investigates possible “chop shop”

Conroe, January 31 – On January 28, 2019, Detectives with Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Auto Theft Task Force were called to assist the Splendora Police Department in a “chop shop” investigation in the 25200 block of Pinewood Drive Splendora, Texas. Upon arrival at the residence, Detectives learned that the owner of the property was renting out […]

Austin Court of Appeals rules part of SJRA’s lawsuit against Conroe, Magnolia, Splendora, others may proceed in Austin

Austin, September 4 – On Friday, August 31, 2018, the Austin Court of Appeals ruled that the cities of Conroe, Magnolia, and Splendora, as well as certain utility companies serving various customers in Montgomery County, must respond to the San Jacinto River Authority’s (SJRA) lawsuit seeking to justify higher water rates to support revenue bond […]

BREAKING NEWS: Sheriff’s Office arrests Phillips for arson in Splendora fire, death

Splendora and Conroe, September 30 – Lieutenant Scott Spencer, the spokesman for the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office announced that the Office arrested Aaron Phillips in connection with the fire that occurred on South Lakeview in Splendora. Mr. Phillips is now in the Montgomery County Jail on a $150,000 bond. Mr. Phillips was interviewed by law […]

Murder in Splendora!

Splendora, September 29 – On September 27, 2017, at approximately 12:15 pm the Montgomery County Fire Marshal’s Office contacted the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Crime Laboratory to assist with documenting a fire scene in the 17200 block of South Lakeview Drive in Splendora. While documenting the scene, the investigators discovered a blood soaked mattress in […]