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 […]

Guest Editorial, Former Conroe Mayor, LSGCD Director Webb Melder: Water facts everyone should know

Webb Melder, Guest Editorialist to The Golden Hammer There are some basic facts about why water prices in Montgomery County are so high. Number One. United States District Judge Vanessa Gilmore has ordered an anti-monopoly lawsuit against the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA), to proceed in the United States District Court  in Houston. Judge Gilmore noted that […]

It’s Hammer Time to host Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Treasurer, Director Spigener at noon

Bill Brenza, Guest Reporter to The Golden Hammer Montgomery County, August 7 – “It’s Hammer Time,” the popular Facebook Live and YouTube show at MCPLive.TV, will host a August 7, 2020, 12 noon, show the theme of which will be “Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Update: How Government Can Actually Reduce Spending.” Jim Spigener, who is […]

Melder sends angry letter after SJRA files new lawsuit against Conroe, Magnolia, local businesses

Conroe and Magnolia, April 7 – Former Conroe Mayor and Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District President Webb Melder sent a note expressing anger at the San Jacinto River Authority to a group of friends yesterday, Monday, April 6, 2020. The letter follows in its entirety. FRIENDS, SJRA filed this lawsuit Friday afternoon, March 27th. in […]

Melder resigns from Lone Star GCD as part of Board shakeup

Melder resigns from Lone Star GCD as part of Board shakeup

Image: Former Conroe Mayor Webb Melder (right) resigned as President and a Board member of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Shown with Melder is Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough, the “People’s Judge.” The Golden Hammer Staff Reports BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, December 12 – Former Conroe Mayor Webb Melder resigned […]

Quadvest files federal antitrust lawsuit against San Jacinto River Authority

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, November 15 – Quadvest Water and Sewer Utility issued the following statement late Friday, November 15, 2019: “Quadvest has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) due to their illegal and criminal behavior. Rather than focus on their primary mission of flood control, SJRA has spent the […]

Boiling water: SJRA – LSGCD dispute over SJRA’s water monopoly efforts heats up, shows why voters should reject Constitutional Amendment Prop 2, as TWDB joins in fray to protect its $$$

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Austin, October 27 – On November 5, 2019, and in Early Voting, which is occurring right now, Texas voters will face a Constitutional Amendment, Proposition 2, which reads: “The constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board in an amount […]

Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District adopts lower spending budget, reduces groundwater pumpage fees, while Director Hardman slams San Jacinto River Authority for raising water prices

Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District adopts lower spending budget, reduces groundwater pumpage fees, while Director Hardman slams San Jacinto River Authority for raising water prices

Image: The first citizen-elected Board of Directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District, shown during the oath of office ceremony on November 16, 2018, was true to its word to reduce government spending in passing their first budget for Fiscal Year 2020. Shown are, from left to right, State Representative Will Metcalf, Republican of […]

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