Doyal, Keough to face off in first debate of 2018 Montgomery County Judge election: two questions dominate what voters want to hear

Conroe, December 14 – The two candidates for Montgomery County Judge, embattled incumbent Craig Doyal and reformist challenger Mark Keough, who is current a State Representative, will face off in the first candidate debate of the 2018 Republican Primary Election cycle at the December meeting of the Liberty Belles Republican Women, at 7 p.m., tonight, […]

The Golden Hammer Award: Doyal, Meador force taxpayers to pay for sexual misconduct, reward sex offenders

The Golden Hammer Award: Doyal, Meador force taxpayers to pay for sexual misconduct, reward sex offenders

Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 1 County Commissioner received The Golden Hammer Award on December 12, 2017, for hammering the taxpayers with respect to Metts’ sexual harassment of a County government employee and with respect to paying money to give drinks and snacks to sex offenders. Conroe, December 14 – Montgomery County […]

GOP’s not all that sad; party grapples with Alabama fallout

BC-US–Alabama-Senate,3rd Ld-Writethru Dec 13, 2017 5:30PM (GMT 23:30) – 1044 words By STEVE PEOPLES and ALAN FRAM ,  Associated Press Eds: Adds detail on prospects for ’18 legislative agenda, corrects typo in byline. AP Video. With AP Photos. WASHINGTON (AP) — Weary national Republicans breathed a collective sigh of relief on Wednesday, a day after […]

GOP says it’s got a deal on taxes; cuts coming for next year

AP-US-Congress-Taxes Dec 13, 2017 5:22PM (GMT 23:22) – 973 words By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, ANDREW TAYLOR and MARCY GORDON ,  Associated Press Eds: Updates with tax breaks for college students, medical expenses, restored. Trims. With AP Photos. AP Video. WASHINGTON (AP) — Confident congressional Republicans forged an agreement Wednesday on a major overhaul of the nation’s […]

Guest Editorial: Congressman Brady should support saving the Postal Service

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: While The Golden Hammer does not necessarily agree with the positions stated in this Guest Editorial, the writer, Eric Hall, who lives in Frisco in Collin County north of Dallas, is a real up-and-comer in the Republican Party in Texas and someone whom people should take very seriously. We appreciate his submission of this […]

Fox-26 News exposes Riley, Magnolia ISD corruption

Conroe and Magnolia, December 13 – Fox-26 News and investigative reporter Greg Groogan exposed Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley and the Magnolia Independent School District last night in a special report about the corruption Montgomery County Precinct 2. A video recording of the report follows. Unfortunately, you’ll need to copy the following link and […]

Asian stocks higher ahead of likely US rate hike

BC-APFN-Financial Markets Dec 13, 2017 12:25AM (GMT 06:25) – 529 words By JOE McDONALD ,  AP Business Writer Eds: Updates prices, adds India. With AP Photos. BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher Wednesday following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors looked ahead to a likely U.S. interest rate hike. KEEPING SCORE: The […]

Minnesota governor set to name Franken’s Senate replacement

AP-US-Senate-Minnesota Dec 13, 2017 12:10AM (GMT 06:10) – 440 words By KYLE POTTER ,  Associated Press. Eds: Adds details, background. Will be updated from 10 a.m. news conference. With AP Photos. ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton was set to reveal his choice Wednesday to replace Al Franken in the U.S. Senate, […]

Power Top Ten #6: Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack

Power Top Ten #6: Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack

Image: Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack at the December 12, 2017, Commissioners Court meeting. Conroe, December 13 – Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack is the 6th most powerful person in Montgomery County. The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, continues the tradition of listing the Power Top Ten, the ten most powerful people […]

Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner Jim Clark single-handedly slays establishment’s transgender adoptions “grinch”

Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner Jim Clark single-handedly slays establishment’s transgender adoptions “grinch”

Conroe, December 13 – While incurring the wrath of liberal Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal who had sponsored Montgomery County Adoption Day and Adoption proclamations that included language supporting transgender adoptions, Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark yesterday faced the anti-family “grinch” and led the move to amend those proclamations by removing the pro-transgender and […]

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