Editorial: Texas House Democrats seek to overturn United States Constitution

Editorial: Texas House Democrats seek to overturn United States Constitution

Image: John Jay, James Madison, and Alexander Hamilton wrote The Federalist Papers, which argued in favor of ratification of the United States Constitution and explained its meaning. Kelli Ann Cox, Publisher, and Eric Yollick, Editor-in-Chief, The Golden Hammer Anyone who has studied the history of the United States Constitution has learned that it was the result of […]

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 OCA Director Jensen resigns amid allegations of blame for cost overruns, Commissioners Court pulls $528K from fund balance to cover

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, September 25 – Montgomery County Office of Court Administration (OCA) Director Nathan Jensen resigned on Monday, September 23, 2019, as a result of criticism he received from Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack for Jensen’s failure to warn the Commissioners Court and the Board of District Judges […]

District Judge Michalk harshly criticizes Montgomery County Auditor Martin on ERP secrecy

Conroe, September 2 – 221st District Judge Lisa Michalk harshly criticized Montgomery County Auditor Phyllis Martin for Martin’s failure to disclose to and communicate with the Board of District Judges about the $14.85 million Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software Martin has pushed the taxpayers to purchase. Despite not reviewing any contract, any specifications or terms […]

Republican candidates, GOP Victory 2018 Committee make clear “Republicans Are the Party of Reform”

Republican candidates, GOP Victory 2018 Committee make clear “Republicans Are the Party of Reform”

Image: Republican Nominee for Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough spoke to a packed meeting of over 200 people at the Republican Town Hall in Montgomery on Thursday, August 23, 2018. Montgomery, August 24 – Republican Nominee for Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough dazzled a packed meeting of over 200 people at the Republican Town Hall […]

Board of District Judges to meet today (Friday, August 10) for County Auditor Budget hearing; unclear if they’ll finally fulfill the Noack-Doyal promise to cut Auditor’s budget by at least $300K

Board of District Judges to meet today (Friday, August 10) for County Auditor Budget hearing; unclear if they’ll finally fulfill the Noack-Doyal promise to cut Auditor’s budget by at least $300K

Image: Montgomery County Auditor Phyllis Martin. Conroe, August 10 – The Board of District Judges of Montgomery County will meet today, Friday, August 10, 2018, at High Noon, in the 2nd Floor Overflow Courtroom (southeast corner) of the Main Courthouse, 301 North Thompson Street, Conroe, to review and approve a budget for the Montgomery County […]

Bank robber sentenced to 60 years in prison

Conroe, November 5 – On November 2, 2017, in the 359th District Court of Montgomery County, Texas, a jury found Montie Eugene Graham, Jr. (age 36, of Willis Texas,) guilty of Aggravated Robbery. On November 3, District Judge Kathleen Hamilton sentenced him to Life in prison. Graham’s trial began Monday, October 30, 2017. Aggravated Robbery is […]

What Romans 13 in our Post-Enlightenment Society tells us about Montgomery County government salaries (Part 2 of 3)

Image: Artist’s rendering of the Apostle Paul of Tarsus, the author of the epistles to the Romans. Conroe, September 23 – Montgomery County government salaries are completely out-of-control. If there’s anything that symbolizes the terribly poor and reckless job the County Commissioners Court has done in regulating government spending, it’s their own salaries as well […]