Editorial: President Trump’s “Middle Path” on Chinese Coronavirus has proven right on the mark, as Woodward’s research, vaccine efforts, economic progress reveal

Editorial: President Trump’s “Middle Path” on Chinese Coronavirus has proven right on the mark, as Woodward’s research, vaccine efforts, economic progress reveal

Kelli Ann Cox, Publisher, The Golden Hammer President Donald Trump is the President of the United States of America, not the dictator of a third-world nation. In America, we value individual liberty and the freedoms which our written Constitution guarantees, such as the right to assemble peaceably, the right to pray to God without government interference, […]

Businessman Tibbs angers Montgomery County Commissioners Court members by telling the truth that they get favorable treatment on their property tax appraisals from the Appraisal District

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, September 11 – Local businessman Dennis Tibbs spoke at the September 8, 2020, Special Meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court and drew the ire of three of the five Court members – Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack, County Judge Mark Keough, and Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts – […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Metts’ staff gets in tiff over which Commissioner should get credit for Court’s September 8 no new tax vote

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, New Caney, and The Woodlands, September 10 – A brawl erupted on social media between the staff of Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts and Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack, who spoke for himself. The dispute erupted on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, after the Commissioners Court voted to […]

Republican, Democrat parties reveal stark differences during September 8 Montgomery County Budget meeting

The Golden Hammer Staff Report Conroe, September 10 – During the public hearing at the beginning of the September 8, 2020, special FY 2021 Budget meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, two individuals appeared as the official representatives of the Montgomery County Republican Party and the Montgomery County Democratic Party. The contrasts in the […]

BREAKING NEWS! Under Noack’s great leadership, Riley’s surprise, Montgomery County Commissioners Court retreats from tax increase, actually lowers taxes

BREAKING NEWS! Under Noack’s great leadership, Riley’s surprise, Montgomery County Commissioners Court retreats from tax increase, actually lowers taxes

Image: Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley made the motion to adopt a tax rate of 43.12 cents per $100 valuation, which is a slight decrease in County government taxes, at the September 8, 2020, Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting. Riley’s motion passed unanimously. BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, September 9 – Montgomery County taxpayers […]

Editorial: Time for Governor Abbott, local officials to show leadership: admit mistakes re Chinese Coronavirus, move on

Kelli Ann Cox, Publisher, The Golden Hammer Since mid-March, we’ve suffered terrible political leadership in the State of Texas and Texas localities. In hearing about the Chinese Coronavirus, our politicians responded by doing what they do worst: finding short-term solutions which they think will give them positive headlines in the liberal pro-government media regardless of the […]

Guest Editorialist Ginger Russell: Showdown at the Commissioners Court: Citizens need to attend TODAY at 10 a.m. to fight against higher taxes

Guest Editorialist Ginger Russell: Showdown at the Commissioners Court: Citizens need to attend TODAY at 10 a.m. to fight against higher taxes

Image: Wyatt Earp, second from left in the front row, with other members of the ironically named Dodge City Peace Commission, including Luke Short, second from the left in the back row, and, to the right of Short, wearing a bowler, Bat Masterson.  The photo was taken about a year and a half after the shootout […]

Montgomery Central Appraisal District Board adopts careless re-appraisal plan for 2020 which purposefully avoids any property tax leniency for Chinese Coronavirus impact

Conroe, September 8 – If you ever believed that the Board of Directors of the Appraisal District didn’t have an enormous impact on your property taxes and the increases we’re all continuing to suffer, think again. The six-member Board – Chairman Bruce Tough, Vice Chairman Barry Blanton, Secretary Tammy McRae, Peggy Hausman, Adam Simmons, and Bonar […]

Parents initiate petitions in Conroe ISD, Montgomery ISD to end forced facemasks for children during school

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Montgomery, September 4 – Parents at Conroe Independent School District (CISD) and Montgomery Independent School District (MISD) have begun petition drives to end the forced wearing of facemasks by children during school classes and busrides. Since Texas Governor Greg Abbott has left these decisions up to each school district, […]

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