Facebook says it will pay $1B over 3 years to news industry

San Francisco (AP), February 25 – Facebook, following in Google’s footsteps, says it plans to invest $1 billion to “support the news industry” over the next three years. The social networking giant, which has been tussling with Australia over a law that would make social platforms pay news organizations, said it has invested $600 million since 2018 in […]

Montgomery County JP Mack to run against Keough for County Judge; won’t announce until December

Montgomery County JP Mack to run against Keough for County Judge; won’t announce until December

Image: Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Wayne Mack intends to run against Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough for County Judge in the March 1, 2022, Republican Primary Election. Mack won’t officially announce until December. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Montgomery, February 24 – Precinct 1 Montgomery County Justice of the Peace Wayne […]

Constable Gable proposes laudatory spending proposal, even though it amends budget

Constable Gable proposes laudatory spending proposal, even though it amends budget

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and The Woodlands, February 23 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Ryan Gable, whose office is in The Woodlands, has proposed a $29,213 law enforcement expenditure, which taxpayers should applaud. Gable seeks to spend $29,213 for his law enforcement department “from contingency” funds previously transferred from his department as a […]

“It’s Hammer Time” to celebrate the return of Montgomery County’s “Sage” (Bill O’Sullivan), friends, to discuss “The Future of the Republican Party and Will a New Major Third Party Arise?”

Bill Brenza, Special Reporter to The Golden Hammer Conroe, February 19 – “It’s Hammer Time,” the popular Facebook Live, YouTube, and Roku show found at MCPLive.TV, will host Montgomery County’s very own “Sage,” Bill O’Sullivan, who, along with three other popular local political activists, will discuss “The Future of the Republican Party, and Will a New […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court’s February 9 meeting “planting…thorns in bosom” of local taxpayers

Montgomery County Commissioners Court’s February 9 meeting “planting…thorns in bosom” of local taxpayers

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough presided over the February 9, 2021, Commissioners Court meeting, which was quite thorny to the taxpayers. “While we must, by all available means, prevent the overthrow of the government, we should avoid planting and cultivating too many thorns in the bosom of society.” – – March 18, 1864, Letter […]

Continued government, school closures Wednesday, as more snow’s a-comin’

Continued government, school closures Wednesday, as more snow’s a-comin’

Image: This snowman presides over the Booker Taliaferro Washington Park in Conroe. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Montgomery County, February 16 – With more snow on its way to southeast Texas and Montgomery County, the Montgomery County government will remain closed on Wednesday, February 17. The City of Conroe and the Woodlands Township […]

Editorial: Mr. Will, look not at Republicans but in the mirror to find the “lout,” then turn to this lady to find the true rulers of the GOP

Editorial: Mr. Will, look not at Republicans but in the mirror to find the “lout,” then turn to this lady to find the true rulers of the GOP

Image: One of the true rulers of the Republican Party, Ginger Russell of Magnolia, Texas. She’s not a lout, unlike columnist George Will who personifies awkwardishness and brutishness. Kelli Ann Cox, Publisher, and Eric Yollick, Editor-in-Chief, The Golden Hammer Lout means “an awkward brutish person,” according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary. That term most perfectly describes George […]

Montgomery County government, all local school districts closed Tuesday (February 16)

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Montgomery County, February 15 – The Montgomery County government will remain closed on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, due to “inclement weather,” The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper has confirmed. All local school districts will also be closed, with the following exceptions: Magnolia ISD will conduct remote learning […]

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