County Treasurer’s embattled “reorganization” highlights March 14 Commissioners Court agenda

County Treasurer’s embattled “reorganization” highlights March 14 Commissioners Court agenda

Image: County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport. Conroe, March 11 – The embattled departmental “reorganization” of County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport, which has caused an outbreak of substantial feuding between her department and Dodi Shaw’s Human Resources Department is one of the highlights of the March 14, 2017, Commissioners Court agenda. Agenda Item 16A under “County Treasurer” might […]

Montgomery County didn’t originate political name-calling

Conroe, March 9 – In recent months, Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s “chief of staff” jim fredricks, who posed under the pseudonym “Yizguy” regularly referred to Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack as “little Jimmy” apparently in reference to his height and The Golden Hammer‘s Publisher as “E.T.” apparently in reference to his appearance. Former Animal […]

Question for County Attorney Jerry Don “Ice Man” Lambright: Why aren’t you working during the day?!

A simple question for County Attorney Jerry Don “Ice Man” Lambright: why aren’t you working during the day?! On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, The Woodlands Area Republican Women had a wonderful lunch meeting from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Landry’s Restaurant in The Woodlands, an approximately 20 minute drive from Lambright’s office in the […]

Better even than throwing a watermelon from a high place: officials announce coming implosion of Woodlands’ Timberloch Tower

The Woodlands, March 10 – Woodlands Township and Montgomery County officials have announced the planned demolition of the 11-story Timberloch Tower in The Woodlands. Montgomery County Officials are working with demolition contractors and The Woodlands Township to prepare for a planned demolition project slated to take place over the next 6 weeks, culminating with the implosion […]

Stewart announces candidacy for Montgomery County Clerk in 2018 GOP Primary Election

Conroe, March 9 – Montgomery County native Jeanie Stewart has announced her candidacy for Montgomery County Clerk in the 2018 Republican Primary Election. Mark Turnbull, the longtime County Clerk, has not announced whether he will run for re-election to serve another term after his term expires on January 1, 2019. The County Clerk maintains real […]

BREAKING NEWS: SHSU Medical School to locate at Conroe’s Grand Central Park, CEDC Director Welch announces at vibrant Montgomery County NAACP meeting

BREAKING NEWS: SHSU Medical School to locate at Conroe’s Grand Central Park, CEDC Director Welch announces at vibrant Montgomery County NAACP meeting

IMAGE: Fred Welch (left), Executive Director of the Greater Conroe Economic Development Council, and Carl White (right), President, Montgomery County Chapter, NAACP, at the NAACP’s monthly meeting on March 9, 2017. Conroe, March 9 – Fred Welch, Executive Director of the Greater Conroe Economic Development Council (CEDC) announced at a vibrant meeting of the membership […]

Woodlands Republican Women host school choice debate

The Woodlands, March 8 – The Woodlands Republican Women, under the leadership of President Pat Truesdale and Programs Vice President Layne Carroll, hosted a debate on school choice between Kingwood Tea Party President Robin Lennon, who spoke in favor of school choice, and Montgomery County Tea Party board of directors member Ginger Russell, who spoke […]

County Information Technology Department sabotages County budget, officials secretly attempt to cover up

County Information Technology Department sabotages County budget, officials secretly attempt to cover up

IMAGE: Montgomery County Information Technology Director Marshall Shirley. Conroe, March 9 – The Golden Hammer caught County officials red-handed attempting to cover up a major sabotage of the County Budget presentation on the County’s so-called website (www.mctx.org). Some time around the morning of Tuesday, March 8, 2017, the Fiscal Year 2017 Montgomery County Budget transmogrified from […]

Magnolia ISD students excel at Houston Science Fair

Magnolia, March 7 – Magnolia ISD students competed in the 58th Annual Regional Science Engineering Fair of Houston February 24 -25. Students from 7th grade through 12th grade defended their original science research before a panel of engineers and scientists. Several Magnolia ISD students are advancing to the State Science Fair in San Antonio March […]

Paranoia consumes Montgomery County Judge’s office in midst of County Treasurer reorganization, reveals why entire Commissioners Court should manage County government

Conroe, March 8 – Documents, which The Golden Hammer has obtained, reveal the paranoia with which the Montgomery County government operates, the hyper-politicalization, and the reason management and operation of the County government should fall under the entire Commissioners Court rather than a hyper-political County Judge Craig Doyal. After some foot-dragging, County officials eventually released the […]