Metts, Noack get into tiff over mid-year budget increases during Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, May 5 – Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts angrily tried to embarrass Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack during the Tuesday, April 27, 2021, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. Metts objected to Noack’s proposal to add an additional operations assistant to the Precinct 3 Commissioner […]

Trump names 2 lawyers to impeachment defense team

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump on Sunday named two lawyers to his impeachment defense team, one day after it was revealed that the former president had parted ways with an earlier set of attorneys. The two lawyers representing him will be David Schoen, a criminal defense lawyer with offices in Alabama and New York, and […]

BREAKING NEWS! U.S. House votes to impeach President Trump for “inciting insurrection”

BREAKING NEWS! U.S. House votes to impeach President Trump for “inciting insurrection”

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Washington, D.C., January 13 – The United States House of Representatives voted 232 to 197 to impeach President Donald Trump for “inciting insurrection” with respect to the January 6, 2021, protests around and in the United States Capitol. 10 Republicans joined with 222 Democrats to impeach the President. […]

Salty lake, ponds may be gurgling beneath South Pole on Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A network of salty ponds may be gurgling beneath Mars’ South Pole alongside a large underground lake, raising the prospect of tiny, swimming Martian life. Italian scientists reported their findings Monday, two years after identifying what they believed to be a large buried lake. They widened their coverage area by […]

House Dems summon postal leaders to hearing on mail delays

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — The Democratic-run House on Sunday demanded that leaders of the U.S. Postal Service testify at an emergency oversight hearing Aug. 24 on mail delays as concerns grow that the Trump White House is trying to undermine the agency during the coronavirus pandemic while states expand mail-in voting options for the November presidential election. […]

After County Judge Keough urges $411K expenditure on thermal cameras to detect fevers, turns out they just don’t work

Ashley Burke, Special Scientific Reporter to The Golden Hammer Conroe, August 13 – Yesterday, The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, reported the Montgomery County Commissioners Court’s hasty decision, which wasn’t even on the meeting agenda, to spend $411,000 in tax dollars on thermal cameras which will involuntarily take the temperature of every person who […]

Shutdown of tribal casinos deals blow to Indian Country

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — When the Kalispel Tribe of Indians closed its casino as the coronavirus took hold in Washington state, it essentially shut down its economy. That difficult choice has played out nationwide as some 500 Native American casinos have voluntarily closed during the pandemic, often taking away tribes’ main source of income in […]

NASCAR to resume season May 17 with seven races in 10 days

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR plans to restart its engines with a flurry of races at two historic tracks. NASCAR said Thursday it is set to return May 17 with an elite Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina, the first of seven events in an 11-day stretch across the top three series. […]