Letting the cat out of the bag: Montgomery County Budget Director Carter reveals critical statistic (inflation rate) why government salaries, especially CISD, shouldn’t rise

Letting the cat out of the bag: Montgomery County Budget Director Carter reveals critical statistic (inflation rate) why government salaries, especially CISD, shouldn’t rise

Conroe, August 6 – On Tuesday, July 28, 2020, Montgomery County Budget Director Amanda Carter let the cat out of the bag! Carter provided the strongest argument of all why no governmental entity in Montgomery County should raise salaries or other compensation of government employees as they consider their budgets for the fiscal year beginning […]

Local conservative leader Fessenden calls for Conroe ISD to use reserves rather than raise taxes

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April 14 – Influential conservative leader Dale Fessenden called on the Conroe Independent School District’s (CISD) Board of Trustees to utilize the school district’s reserve fund rather than increased taxes in order to operate the governmental entity during the Chinese coronavirus shutdown and threat. Fessenden issued his statement by […]

Texas, Montgomery County face coronavirus threat; State Republican Convention postponed until July

Texas, Montgomery County face coronavirus threat; State Republican Convention postponed until July

Image: This lady in Shanghai, China, wore protective clothing to prevent contracting the coronavirus, while she shopped at a Costco on February 29, 2020. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Austin, March 17 – “We are facing unprecedented challenges in our State, in our Nation, and in our local communities from the coronavirus,” explained […]

With focus on building empire, Conroe ISD has allowed educational outcomes to lag terribly at some schools per Texas Education Agency

With focus on building empire, Conroe ISD has allowed educational outcomes to lag terribly at some schools per Texas Education Agency

Image: Left to right: Conroe ISD Superintendent Curtis Null, who heisted the November 5 $677 million bond election; Alphonse “Scarface Al” Capone, who stole the Cicero Town Council election of 1924. They used many of the same methods. Capone wasn’t responsible for the education of children but Null is and he’s failing. Conroe, January 16 […]

Conroe ISD covers up ongoing abuse allegations against TWHS Soccer Coach Fanning

Conroe ISD covers up ongoing abuse allegations against TWHS Soccer Coach Fanning

Image: The Woodlands High School Varsity Soccer Coach Jason Fanning (center) with two of his assistants. Conroe Independent School District has covered up serious allegations of abuse even though the school found some of the allegations have merit. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, December 27 – Despite findings that The Woodlands High School (TWHS) […]

Texas Attorney General Paxton sustains Yollick’s objection to Conroe ISD “open records” overcharges, directs refund

Texas Attorney General Paxton sustains Yollick’s objection to Conroe ISD “open records” overcharges, directs refund

Image: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (center) met with President Donald Trump (right) and State Senator Brandon Creighton (left) on September 22, 2019, at Ellington Air Force Base in Houston. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin and Conroe, December 5 – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has issued a letter ruling to the Conroe Independent […]

Putting the “quid pro quo” into effect: Conroe ISD gives teachers bonuses for their vote for the $653 million bond

Putting the “quid pro quo” into effect: Conroe ISD gives teachers bonuses for their vote for the $653 million bond

Image: Thursday, November 21, 2019, email to all Conroe Independent School District employees, announcing $675 bonus to each employee in return for the employees getting the $653 million bond package passed on November 5, 2019. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, November 24 – Conroe Independent School District’s (CISD) Board of Trustees, by a unanimous […]

Conroe ISD’s lies about rezoning during bond campaign strike at children during November 19 Board meeting

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, November 21 – On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, the Conroe Independent School District’s (CISD) Superintendent Curtis Null announced that the school district was proceeding with rezoning of schools as they had planned all along. The problem, however, is that numerous parents are furious, because CISD had repeatedly lied to […]

Guest Editorial: It’s time to get the eye back on the ball

Guest Editorial: It’s time to get the eye back on the ball

Image: The giant eyeball of watchful citizens? Eric Yollick, Former Publisher, The Golden Hammer, and Guest Editorialist It’s time for the citizens of Montgomery County to get the eye back on the ball of government spending. Watching and reporting about abusive government spending has been the core mission of The Golden Hammer. This newspaper will return to […]

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