Sheriff Henderson Issues Super Bowl 51 Advisory for Local Residents

Conroe, February 1 – As the week of festivities preceding the Superbowl officially kicks-off, Sheriff Rand Henderson wants to advise our community to expect to see an increased number of Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputies patrolling our major thoroughfares, shopping areas, and entertainment venues. “While we want everyone to enjoy themselves and all of the great […]

BREAKING NEWS: Noack Calls for County Homestead Exemption

BREAKING NEWS: Noack Calls for County Homestead Exemption

The Woodlands, January 30 – Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack has asked Montgomery County Tax Assessor-Collector Tammy McRae to perform an analysis of the impact of a general homestead exemption on both the taxpayers of Montgomery County and the County budget. Noack has submitted to the County Judge’s Office an agenda item for the […]

Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Nominees to Appear for Public Interviews February 14

Conroe, January 29 – Thanks to the urging of Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack, and over the protest of Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike Meador, the County Commissioners Court will conduct public interviews of five nominees for the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) Board of Directors position at a workshop after the regular Commissioners […]

Bagley Announces Candidacy for Precinct 4 Commissioner, Pledges to Donate $100,000 of Salary Per Year If Elected

New Caney, January 24 – Bob Bagley, current Hospital District Board member, veteran and local grassroots activist, announced his candidacy for County Commissioner of Precinct 4 in the Republican Primary Election in March, 2018. Bagley will face incumbent County Commissioner Jim Clark. There are also rumors that Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace James Metts […]

THE GOLDEN HAMMER’S JANUARY 24, 2017 COMMISSIONERS COURT RATINGS: Commissioners Pass Ethics Policy Under Tx-DOT Threat of Funding Withdrawal!

Conroe, January 28 – The Golden Hammer released Commissioners Court ratings for the January 24, 2017, meeting, with cumulative scores as well for the Fiscal Year 2017 reporting period. Points are good. COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING JANUARY 24, 2017, 9:30 A.M. (Judge Doyal and Commissioners, Meador, Noack, Riley, and Clark were present.) The Consent Agenda was […]

DA Ligon, Others React to Commissioners Court Ethics Policy: Is “The Fox in the Hen House?”

DA Ligon, Others React to Commissioners Court Ethics Policy: Is “The Fox in the Hen House?”

Conroe, January 28 – District Attorney Brett Ligon and other community leaders involved in the discussions concerning an ethics policy spoke with The Golden Hammer concerning their reactions to the Code of Ethics which the Montgomery County Commissioners Court adopted on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, during a regular Court meeting. The Texas Department of Transportation […]

Doyal, Riley Awarded “The Golden Sledgehammer” for $100 Million TX-249 “Decimation of Hope Highway” Spending Debacle

Conroe, January 25 – County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley received “The Golden Sledgehammer” for their efforts to spend $100 million on the 3.6 mile TX-249 “Decimation of Hope Highway” at the far southwest edge of Montgomery County without any voter approval, by referendum or otherwise, while the fifty-five (55) $280 […]

Willis’ Deer Haven Village: What the H, Commissioner Meador?!

Willis, January 27 – In late October, 2016, after several years of complaining and petitioning to Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike Meador, the residents of Deer Haven Village, a subdivision in Willis, received some surprises. A road and bridge crew from Meador’s Precinct 1 arrived in the neighborhood to provide them with some road paving for […]

Commissioner Meador Transmogrifies Multimillion Dollar Road Fund Into “Slush”

Commissioner Meador Transmogrifies Multimillion Dollar Road Fund Into “Slush”

Conroe, January 27 – Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike Meador has transferred $2,737,025.30 from the Precinct 1 road budget into a wide variety of other expenditures having little or nothing to do with roads, since April, 2014. Meador slid $625,000.00 of the transferred funds over to “professional services” which largely represented payments to engineering firms and […]