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 – […]

BREAKING NEWS! Montgomery County Judge Keough collides with Precinct 5 Deputy Constable, sent to hospital for treatment

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands, September 10 – Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough slammed his vehicle into a Precinct 5 Montgomery County Deputy Constable’s official vehicle at approximately 7:28 a.m. this morning at the intersection of Grogans Mill Road and Blue Fox Lane. The Golden Hammer learned the identity of the Deputy […]

Governor goes into hiding during COVID-19 crisis, as former State Representative Keough confirms during Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin and Conroe, September 9 – Since March 28, 2020, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has exercised almost dictatorial powers supposedly to respond to the COVID-19, or Chinese Coronavirus, “disaster,” which Abbott has repeatedly declared under federal and state law. Abbott has shut down businesses, restricted restaurants and hair salons, for a […]

Texas Attorney General Paxton warns Cameron County Judge of potential liability for dictating how private religious schools may operate

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, September 8 – Attorney General Ken Paxton on Friday, September 4, 2020, issued a letter to Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño, warning against a control order issued jointly by Judge Treviño and the county’s health authority that specifically dictates how religious private schools may operate. The order, which attempts to prohibit in-person […]

Montgomery County Republican Party sends message to County Commissioners Court: “Don’t raise taxes”

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, September 2 – In the midst of the government-created Chinese Coronavirus economic downturn, people expect taxing entities to offset rising appraisals with lower tax rates. The Montgomery County Republican Party took a strong stand last night against predatory appraisals and the politicians who take advantage of them. After a raucous […]

BREAKING NEWS! Senator Creighton slams CDC for misleading COVID-19 death statistics

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, September 1 – State Senator Brandon Creighton slammed the United States Centers for Disease Control this morning for misleading the American public for many months into believing that the Chinese Coronavirus was the cause of death for over one hundred thousand people when, in fact, it was […]

Gregory Parker, Guest Editorial: Corruption, cronyism continues in Montgomery County government

Gregory Parker, Guest Editorialist to The Golden Hammer “There are no necessary evils in government; Its evils exist only in its abuses.” ~ President Andrew Jackson. Previously I wrote an article entitled “Why the Worst Rise to the Top?” In it, I identified three factors that aid the worst individuals in their rise to the top: […]

Republican Party calls emergency meeting to spur Commissioners Court not to raise taxes on Montgomery County taxpayers in midst of Chinese Coronavirus panic, while Commissioners Court postpones Thursday meeting

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, August 26 – The Montgomery County Republican Party (MCRP) will conduct an emergency meeting of the Republican County Executive Committee (CEC) on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. Precinct 66 Chairman Adrian Kaiser and Party Treasurer John Hill Wertz, who is also a Precinct Chairman, were the instigators of the call […]

BREAKING NEWS! Montgomery County Commissioners Court cancels Thursday tax showdown meeting, as County government braces for Hurricane Laura

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, August 25 – The National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported within the past hour that Hurricane Laura is moving west-northwest across the southeastern Gulf of Mexico. The NHC expects Laura to strengthen into a major hurricane by Wednesday night, August 26, 2020. The Golden Hammer has confirmed through the […]

Montgomery County Judge Keough sounds alarm about Tropical Storm 14, advises precautions over 7 days

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, August 21 – Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough has sounded the alarms about Tropical Depression 14, the storm in the southern part of the Gulf of Mexico, still well south of Cuba and at an approximately equal latitude to Jamaica. Keough has advised, “Forecast track shift slightly […]

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