Trump offers support to Kissimmee PD

 KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — President Trump says his thoughts and prayers are with a police department in Florida where one officer was fatally shot and another was gravely wounded. Trump tweeted early Saturday to the Kissimmee Police Department, “We are with you!” Florida Gov. Rick Scott tweeted he was heartbroken by the news of Officer […]

The Golden Hammer’s Open Invitation to Congressman Kevin Brady to participate in Town Hall meeting in The Woodlands

The Woodlands, August 19 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, extends to United States Congressman Kevin Brady, Republican of The Woodlands and Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, an open invitation to attend a Town Hall meeting in The Woodlands any day during the month of August, 2017. The invitation letter […]

Trump fires Bannon

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, the blunt-spoken and divisive strategist who rose from Donald Trump’s conservative campaign to a top White House post, was pushed out by the president Friday, capping a turbulent seven months marked by the departure of much of Trump’s original senior staff. The former leader of conservative Breitbart News and a […]

Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner candidate Parker calls for “punitive” County ethics reforms

Conroe, August 18 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner candidate Gregory Parker called for “punitive” ethics reforms concerned nepotism and conflicts of interest for the entire County government. Nepotism has been a particularly strong issue in the Precinct of County Commissioner Charlie Riley, whom Parker and local businessman Brian Dawson are challenging, after Riley created […]

Barcelona van attack kills 13 in agonizing repeat for Europe

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A van veered onto a promenade and barreled down the busy walkway in central Barcelona on Thursday, swerving back and forth as it mowed down pedestrians and turned a picturesque tourist destination into a bloody killing zone. Thirteen people were killed and 100 were injured, 15 of them seriously, in what […]

Montgomery County Republican Executive Committee sprints towards reform, calls for change in Texas House leadership away from liberal Joe Straus

Montgomery County Republican Executive Committee sprints towards reform, calls for change in Texas House leadership away from liberal Joe Straus

Image: County Republican Chairman Walter Wilkerson stands during the Tuesday, August 15, 2017, Montgomery County Republican Executive Committee meeting in Conroe. Conroe, August 17 – The Montgomery County Republican Party Executive Committee voted in breathtaking fashion – a 33 to 11 vote among the Republican Precinct Chairs – for a resolution calling for the replacement […]

Governor signs pro-life legislation, House Bill 214, into law

Austin, August 15 – Governor Greg Abbott signed legislation requiring those who seek elective abortion health insurance coverage to purchase a separate, supplemental insurance policy, into law. Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe) and Representative John Smithee had authored the legislation in the respective houses of the Texas Legislature. “Today is a proud day for Texas,” said […]

Senator Creighton asks Governor Abbott to call second special session for Texas Legislature

Austin, August 16 – Texas State Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe) called on Governor Greg Abbott to call a second special legislative session on statewide property tax reform. Creighton said, “The Texas Senate passed out Senate Bill 1, the Property Tax Reform & Relief Act, during the first week of the special session. The House of […]

Local NAACP President Carl White calls on President Trump to denounce Virginia violence

Conroe, August 16 – BREAKING NEWS! Carl White, President of the Montgomery County Chapter, Number 6304, of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s oldest civil rights organization, called on “President Donald Trump to denounce this act [the Charlottesville violence] as an act of terrorism and condemn the repeated rhetoric […]

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