Even though not on ballot, Councilman Coon big winner in Conroe elections, as Willis, Montgomery, Texans vote as well

Even though not on ballot, Councilman Coon big winner in Conroe elections, as Willis, Montgomery, Texans vote as well

Image: Retiring Conroe City Councilman Duke Coon was the big winner in Conroe’s City Council elections on Saturday, May 7, 2022, even though he wasn’t on the ballot and is leaving the Council due to term limits. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, Willis, Montgomery, and Austin, May 9 – Retiring Conroe City Councilman Duke […]

Water Wars, Part 1 of 3: Sweeping citizen interests aside in capture, corruption, money

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Montgomery County, March 21 – Politicians and businesspeople currently are at war over water in Montgomery County, Texas. High water prices, expensive “bet the company” litigation, and immense political power and interests all contribute to massive water prices, while the innocent casualties suffering on the sidelines, as in […]

Despite reform promises, Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Board to consider hiring taxpayer-funded lobbyist

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, March 8 – Despite numerous campaign promises by the members of the Board of Directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) that they would avoid high-priced professionals as their appointed predecessors had squandered the taxpayers’ funds, the Board has included on its agenda the following for its Tuesday, […]

It’s Hammer Time to host Conroe City Council candidate Harry Hardman at noon

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, March 4 – “It’s Hammer Time,” the popular Facebook Live and YouTube show at MCPLive.TV airing at 12 noon today, Friday, March 4, 2022, will host candidate for Conroe City Council Harry Hardman. Hardman is running in the Tuesday, May 7, election for the open seat from which longtime City […]

Hardman announces run for Conroe City Council to replace retiring Coon

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, January 26 – Harry Hardman, conservative leader and long-time Conroe resident, has filed for election to the Conroe City Council to succeed retiring and highly respected Councilman, Duke Coon, in the Place 3 position. Hardman will appear on the ballot in the City’s May 7, 2022, General Election. Popular […]

Regional water regulator approves Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District’s groundwater management goals in “big win” for Montgomery County

Conroe and Jasper, January 6 – The Groundwater Management Area 14 (GMA 14) regional regulatory representative of the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved the proposed groundwater conservation regulatory goals of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) yesterday morning. The approval is a major step forward to the elected Board of Directors of LSGCD, […]

“It’s Hammer Time” to host popular LSGCD President Hardman at noon

Bill Brenza, Special Reporter to The Golden Hammer Conroe, July 30 – “It’s Hammer Time,” the popular Facebook Live and YouTube show found at MCPLive.TV, will host popular Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District President Harry Hardman at noon today. Hardman will discuss why Montgomery County water bill prices are so high as well as regulatory issues […]

BREAKING NEWS! Citizens win victory as Metts removes anti-property rights, anti-groundwater item from Commissioners Court agenda at meeting start

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, May 11 – Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts succumbed to strong pressure from citizens who support property rights and the right of individuals and companies to produce groundwater, even if it competes with the powerful monopolistic San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA), which is seeking to stop […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Metts urges anti-property-rights resolution on groundwater regulation

Montgomery County Commissioner Metts urges anti-property-rights resolution on groundwater regulation

Image: Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, May 11 – Montgomery County Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts has placed a bizarre agenda item on the Commissioners Court agenda for the Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 9:30 a.m., meeting calling for groundwater regulation of private landowners for fear of subsidence, […]

Guest writer Harry Hardman, “What are Desired Future Conditions? Understanding the LSGCD’s Plan for Managing Groundwater”

Harry Hardman, Guest Writer, The Golden Hammer Montgomery County, April 19 – 2021 is a big year for Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD). Not just because it is our 20th anniversary but because this year, we are charged by the state to look ahead, plan for what we want the aquifers to look like in […]