Conroe ISD saves $90 million in bond refunding

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, October 29 – At their October meeting, the Conroe ISD Board of Trustees received information from Darrin Rice, Conroe ISD CFO, and John Roebuck, BOK Financial Advisors, detailing a savings of nearly $90 million as a result of bond refunding and new bond sales. It’s a shame the Board has […]

Representative White provides nuanced analysis of Texas’ COVID-19 response

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Hillister, October 28 – State Representative James White, known for his outspoken defense of the Constitution, explained his nuanced approach to the Chinese Coronavirus during an exclusive interview with The Golden Hammer on Monday. In a press release, White said “We do not need to be the Chinese Communist Party to defeat […]

FDA approves first COVID-19 drug: antiviral remdesivir

Washington, D.C. (AP), October 23 – U.S. regulators on Thursday approved the first drug to treat COVID-19: remdesivir, an antiviral medicine given through an IV for patients needing hospitalization. The drug, which California-based Gilead Sciences Inc. is calling Veklury, cut the time to recovery by five days — from 15 days to 10 on average […]

McConnell warns White House against COVID relief deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday told fellow Republicans that he has warned the White House not to divide Republicans by sealing a lopsided pre-election COVID-19 relief deal with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi — even as he publicly said he’d slate any such agreement for a vote. McConnell made his remarks […]

County government officials bemoan problems with $16 million behemoth of enterprise resource planning (ERP) system

Conroe, October 21 – It was a guess and a lie when Montgomery County Purchasing Director Gilbert Jalomo, at the behest of then-County Judge Craig Doyal, said that the price of the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software was fixed at $14.8 million during an August 18, 2018, Commissioners Court meeting. County Auditor Phyllis Martin urged […]

The Golden Hammer opens headquarters office in downtown Conroe

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, October 20 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, announced on Monday, October 19, 2020, that it has opened an office in beautiful downtown Conroe at 104 West Davis Street, which is part of State Highway 105. The office is directly across the street from Carmelita’s Mexican Restaurant […]

Riley’s liberal political machine decimates Montgomery County Republican Party’s General Election campaign

Riley’s liberal political machine decimates Montgomery County Republican Party’s General Election campaign

Image: Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley, who filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy in 2002 and now controls the Montgomery County Republican Party and the “Republican Voters of Texas PAC,” appeared with Democrat Jimmie Dotson, who is running for election to the Woodlands Township Board of Directors in the November 3, 2020, General Election. The […]

BREAKING NEWS! Republican Party of Texas delegates vote to adopt Platform, reduction in government spending among highest vote-getters

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, October 16 – The delegates of the Republican Party of Texas Convention have voted to adopt the 2020 Republican Party Platform. Every proposed plank of the Platform passed in the voting in which delegates voted plank-by-plank. One of the Platform planks which received the most support was […]

The Golden Hammer endorses Sheriff Rand Henderson for re-election, Stuart Traylor for Lone Star GCD

Kelli Ann Cox, Publisher, The Golden Hammer The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, endorses Sheriff Rand Henderson for re-election in the November 3, 2020, General Election. Sheriff Henderson has done an excellent job as Sheriff and certainly deserves another term representing the people of Montgomery County. Henderson is about as close to a true […]

Slouching towards Gomorrah: GOP state representative candidate Hull veering to left; will she be the next Sarah Davis?

Slouching towards Gomorrah: GOP state representative candidate Hull veering to left; will she be the next Sarah Davis?

Image: House District 138 Republican Nominee Lacey Hull’s September 28, 2020, television commercial in which she vows to fight for increase funding for women’s healthcare. The Golden Hammer Staff Report Houston, October 15 – Ultra-liberal Republican State Representative Sarah Davis, Republican of Houston, appears poised for a loss against her Democrat opponent in the November […]