Montgomery County Judge Keough, Sheriff Henderson confront each other over Courthouse security, as Keough loses vote 4-1

Montgomery County Judge Keough, Sheriff Henderson confront each other over Courthouse security, as Keough loses vote 4-1

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough lost his temper at Montgomery County Sheriff Rand Henderson, when the Commissioners Court voted to use $2 million of American Rescue Plan Act funds for Courthouse security rather than to give those funds to Keough to spend as he wanted. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April 27 – […]

Township Chairman Bunch criticizes Montgomery County government for failure to reimburse COVID-related law enforcement, fire department expenses

Township Chairman Bunch criticizes Montgomery County government for failure to reimburse COVID-related law enforcement, fire department expenses

Image: Woodlands Township Board Chairman Gordy Bunch piercingly criticized the Montgomery County government for its failures to reimburse the Woodlands Township for COVID-related law enforcement and fire department expenses during the pandemic in an exclusive interview with The Golden Hammer. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands, April 20 – Woodlands Township Board Chairman Gordy Bunch […]

Texas Attorney General Paxton puts to rest dispute about Montgomery County’s Coronavirus Relief Fund distribution, as more Woodlands Township Board deceit comes to light

Texas Attorney General Paxton puts to rest dispute about Montgomery County’s Coronavirus Relief Fund distribution, as more Woodlands Township Board deceit comes to light

Image: This shark, representing the Woodlands Township, fed upon a dead whale, representing the free spending faction in control of the Township’s Board. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands and Austin, April 18 – Last Wednesday, April 13, 2022, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton put to rest the dispute over whether the Montgomery County […]

The Turf of Deceit: Six Conroe ISD Board members who deserve all the blame in $6.6 million debacle

The Turf of Deceit: Six Conroe ISD Board members who deserve all the blame in $6.6 million debacle

Image: Six Conroe Independent School District Board members should shoulder all of the blame for the $6.6 million turf debacle, left to right, Dale Inman, Datren Williams, Stacy Chase, Ray Sanders,  Theresa Wagemon, EXCLUDE Scott Moore, Skeeter Hubert. Moore is the only Board member with the courage to buck the school district administration and support […]

Billions, and more, for lawmakers’ pork projects in $1.5 trillion spending bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Home-district projects for members of Congress are back, sprinkled across the government-wide $1.5 trillion bill President Joe Biden signed recently. The official tally shows amounts modest by past standards yet spread widely around the country — and that understate what lawmakers are claiming credit for. The bipartisan measure, financing federal agencies this year, contains 4,975 […]

Board of District Judges rejects County Judge Keough request to include Montgomery County Auditor on ARPA spending committee

Board of District Judges rejects County Judge Keough request to include Montgomery County Auditor on ARPA spending committee

Image: 418th District Judge Tracey Gilbert, shown when he appeared before Commissioners Court on January 12, 2021, led the effort to maintain the independence and integrity of Montgomery County Auditor Rakesh Pandey at the Friday, April 1, 2022, Board of District Judges meeting. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April 4 – The Montgomery County […]

Montgomery County Toll Road Authority, “Decimation of Hope Highway” continue to obliterate tax dollars on money-losing tollroad

Montgomery County Toll Road Authority, “Decimation of Hope Highway” continue to obliterate tax dollars on money-losing tollroad

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Magnolia, March 31 – The Montgomery County Toll Road Authority (MCTRA) continues to lose a fortune every year on its money-losing “Decimation of Hope Highway,” the moniker taxpayers dubbed the unpopular TX-249 Tollway. When the Montgomery County Commissioners Court approved their Consolidated Annual Financial Report (CAFR) on Tuesday, […]

Eckhart, other citizens criticize Montgomery County Commissioners Court for wasting tax dollars in political retribution against County Treasurer Bush

Eckhart, other citizens criticize Montgomery County Commissioners Court for wasting tax dollars in political retribution against County Treasurer Bush

Image: Conservative Republican political activist Jennifer Eckhart, March 29, 2022. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, March 30 – Several citizens, whom conservative Republican political activist Jennifer Eckhart led, complained to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court about their proposed action to hire five people in the new Payroll Department after the Commissioners Court voted three […]

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