Lambright Employees’ Comments About “Ice in the Slime Machine” Display Terrible Anti-Citizen Office Culture He’s Engendered

Conroe, January 5 – Written comments of several employees from within County Attorney J.D. Lambright’s Office about The Golden Hammer’s article “Ice in the Slime Machine” (February 2, 2017) put on public display the terribly anti-citizen office culture Lambright has engendered among the County employees under his supervision. When one shakes a tree, some leaves […]

Sheriff Henderson Makes Historic Appointment of Ken Culbreath as Chief Deputy Sheriff

Sheriff Henderson Makes Historic Appointment of Ken Culbreath as Chief Deputy Sheriff

Conroe, February 4 – Montgomery County celebrates Sheriff Rand Henderson’s historic appointment of Ken Culbreath, a 23-year veteran of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, to the position of Chief Deputy Sheriff. Culbreath is the highest ranking African-American in the history of the Montgomery County government. Sheriff Henderson told The Golden Hammer, “Ken Culbreath is one […]

State Bar Reprimands County Attorney Lambright for Dismissing Wrongful Death Lawsuit Without Telling His Client About It

Conroe, February 3 – In the course of The Golden Hammer reporting a 3-part series on how Montgomery County Attorney J.D. Lambright is the most expensive and costly County Attorney in the history of the State of Texas, several people contacted the newspaper about a terrible circumstance which Lambright made a lot worse. While the […]

BREAKING NEWS: Court of Appeals Rules That Large Groundwater Producers May Challenge Regulations of Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District

Beaumont, February 2 – In a major victory for water users in Montgomery County, the Ninth Court of Appeals at Beaumont ruled that large water producers may challenge the validity and reasonableness of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservative District’s (LSGCD) rules under the Texas Water Code and the Texas Declaratory Judgments Act. The opinion, which […]

County Attorney J.D. Lambright, Part 2: Ice in the Slime Machine

County Attorney J.D. Lambright, Part 2: Ice in the Slime Machine

Conroe, February 2 – J.D. Lambright is the most expensive County Attorney in Texas history. This Part 2 of a 3-part series in The Golden Hammer addresses two of the many issues that make Lambright the most expensive (and wasteful). In this Part, we discuss his Departmental Budget Explosion and his Ice In the Slime […]

Orwellian Times: Doyal Calls for Higher County Government Spending, Seeks to Pare Down Noack’s Proposed Homestead Exemption

Conroe, February 1 – County Judge Craig Doyal called for higher County government spending and proposed reducing Precinct Three County Commissioner James Noack’s proposed homestead exemption to five percent (5%) of a home’s value. Clearly, Noack’s proposed twenty percent (20%) homestead, the rate which Texas law permits and which many counties in Texas have imposed […]

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 […]