Comparing Montgomery County Commissioner salaries to the 50 state governors is nauseating

Conroe, February 11 – The Montgomery County Judge and County Commissioners make exorbitant salaries. They’re abusive. The following is a chart of those salaries in comparison to the 15 largest counties in Texas. The following chart is from Zippia, Inc., an employment placement company which also provides salaries and benefits analyses to its clients. So […]

322 DWI arrests in Montgomery County during holidays, 38.2% increase from previous year

Conroe, January 2 – Montgomery County Special Crimes Bureau Chief Tyler Dunman released the Driving While Intoxicated arrest information for Montgomery County for the time period from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day with 322 total DWI arrests. The Texas Department of Public Safety led the number of arrests by agency with 118 total. The total […]

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, […]

In race for “Most Stupid Lawsuit Ever Filed,” it’s close between San Jacinto River Authority (State of Texas versus State of Texas) and JP James Metts (Montgomery County suing itself)

In race for “Most Stupid Lawsuit Ever Filed,” it’s close between San Jacinto River Authority (State of Texas versus State of Texas) and JP James Metts (Montgomery County suing itself)

Conroe, New Caney, and Austin, December 7 – In the race for the “most stupid lawsuit ever filed,” the San Jacinto River Authority just filed a lawsuit in Travis County against Attorney General Ken Paxton – the State of Texas versus the State of Texas – that rivals the waste of taxpayer dollars of Montgomery […]

Do we really want to live in a society where, legally, “the king can do no wrong”?

Rethinking “sovereign immunity” when government entities, such as SJRA, go into competition with private businesses Conroe, September 5 – After witnessing the self-serving actions of the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) during the past year (and a lot longer), numerous readers of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, have asked the question: why can’t […]

Great spirit of Montgomery County citizens shines through Harvey disaster

Great spirit of Montgomery County citizens shines through Harvey disaster

Image: A group of unnamed volunteers, several of whom are flooding victims themselves, delivered food and supplies to Patton Village, throughout the day on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. Montgomery County, August 30 – While many of the elected politicians focused on taking selfies and videos of themselves during the Tropical Storm Harvey crisis, there were […]

The Latest: Official warns flooding will be slow to recede

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 7:15 a.m. The director of the National Weather Service is warning that the catastrophic flooding that’s overwhelming Houston and other parts of Texas will worsen in the coming days and then be slow to recede once Harvey finally moves on. Director Louis Uccellini […]