“It’s Hammer Time” to host Conroe City Council runoff election candidate Inman at noon today

Bill Brenza, Special Reporter to The Golden Hammer Montgomery County, November 20 – “It’s Hammer Time,” the popular Facebook Live and YouTube show at MCP.TV airing at 12 noon today, Friday, November 20, 2020, will feature Conroe City Council candidate Kelley Inman. Inman came in first place in the November 3 General Election and is […]

Texas AG Paxton, Governor Abbott show contrasting values in response to Austin PD defunding

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, August 20 – After the Austin City Council voted on Thursday, August 13, 2020, to remove $150 million of funding from the Austin Police Department’s $434 million budget, both Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Governor Greg Abbott responded. Paxton’s response reflected the values of Texas conservatives, while Abbott’s response […]

BREAKING NEWS! Willis Council member Young-Hector charged with Tampering with a Government Document

Conroe and Willis, June 24 – On May 23, 2019, Detectives with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation regarding allegations of tampering with a government document. This investigation began after a person affected by this incident reported to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office that a protective order was applied for in Montgomery County […]

ORN City Councilman Jones expresses community concern to Conroe ISD Superintendent Null: “…a lot of these estimates aren’t really estimates. They’re just spitball numbers thrown at a piece of paper…”

ORN City Councilman Jones expresses community concern to Conroe ISD Superintendent Null: “…a lot of these estimates aren’t really estimates. They’re just spitball numbers thrown at a piece of paper…”

Image: Conroe Independent School District Superintendent Curtis Null had a look of dismay after City of Oak Ridge North City Councilmen Alex Jones and Clint McLaren asked him some very tough questions about the lack of real estimate numbers to support the $807 million bond package the school district has placed before voters for the […]

The Political Firing of Montgomery Police Chief Napolitano, Part 3 of 3: How Mayor Countryman got rid of the most successful Police Chief the City of Montgomery has enjoyed in decades

The Political Firing of Montgomery Police Chief Napolitano, Part 3 of 3: How Mayor Countryman got rid of the most successful Police Chief the City of Montgomery has enjoyed in decades

Image: Montgomery Mayor Sara Countryman didn’t look too happy on September 25, 2018, as she presided over a City Council meeting for the purpose of passing a “no confidence” vote to remove Police Chief Jim Napolitano. The City Council tabled the vote, so the final result was just as bad for Countryman as the dozens […]

The Political Firing of Montgomery Police Chief Napolitano, Part 1 of 3: Who is Jim Napolitano?

Montgomery, January 5 – City of Montgomery Mayor Sara Countryman, Councilwoman Rebecca Huss, and City Administrator Jack Yates have successfully forced extraordinarily popular and successful Police Chief Jim Napolitano out of his job, after five years of outstanding service to the City, even though a majority of the City Council backed the retention of Napolitano in […]

Montgomery Mayor, Council put Police Chief Napolitano’s job back on chopping block during Tuesday, September 25, 6 p.m., Council meeting

Montgomery, September 24 – City of Montgomery Mayor Sara Countryman, City Administrator Jack Yates, and Councilwoman Rebecca Huss  have placed popular Police Chief Jim Napolitano’s job back on the chopping block during the Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6 p.m., City Council meeting at 101 Old Plantersville Road, Montgomery, Texas. Item 15(b) on the agenda is […]

Anonymous city employee letter confirms political vendetta against Montgomery Police Chief Napolitano, who will fight for his job at a Montgomery City Council meeting Tuesday night

Anonymous city employee letter confirms political vendetta against Montgomery Police Chief Napolitano, who will fight for his job at a Montgomery City Council meeting Tuesday night

Publisher’s Note: The Golden Hammer received this letter from a city employee close to the individuals discussed therein. This newspaper confirmed the identity of the letter writer and confirmed the allegations made in the letter with two other sources inside of the Montgomery City government. Under these circumstances, very similar to those under which this newspaper […]

McDonald wins big for Conroe City Council in runoff with partisan overtones

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, July 1 – Raymond McDonald, Pastor of The Vineyard Church in Conroe, won the June 30, 2018, Runoff Election for Conroe City Council handily, defeating Annie Jefferson Burnet 1,326 votes to 640 votes, or 67.5% to 32.5%. The race had strong partisan overturns, because Republican activists openly campaigned for McDonald while democrat […]