Getting rid of Mrs. Bush, Part 1 of 3: Payroll problems abound with new accounting systems, as Commissioners scramble set up new politically-charged payroll department

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, March 16 – The March 7, 2022, decision by the Montgomery County Commissioners Court to take away elected County Treasurer Melanie Pryor Bush’s payroll duties clearly was little more than political payback for her comments critical of the Montgomery County government during a January 15 telephone conversation with Montgomery […]

What Commissioner-Elect Gray’s electoral victory means to Montgomery County

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports New Caney and Conroe, March 3 – Matt Gray’s upset victory over Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts could bring a tidal wave of change to that office in New Caney and possibly even to the operations of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. The East Montgomery County business community […]

EAST COUNTY UPSET with Gray unseating Metts (!), Luttrell coasts to victory in Congressional race, as Republican Primary otherwise yields few surprises

EAST COUNTY UPSET with Gray unseating Metts (!), Luttrell coasts to victory in Congressional race, as Republican Primary otherwise yields few surprises

Image: Commissioner Precinct 4 – Elect Matt Gray. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and New Caney, March 2 – The voters of East Montgomery County, Commissioner Precinct 4, delivered a major upset in the March 1, 2022, Republican Primary Election, when they unseated longtime politician James Metts, who was running for re-election after one […]

Conservative Republican Russell’s damning yellow flyers, Part 2 of 2: Giant loss of taxpayer funds chargeable to Montgomery County’s Riley, Keough, Metts

Conservative Republican Russell’s damning yellow flyers, Part 2 of 2: Giant loss of taxpayer funds chargeable to Montgomery County’s Riley, Keough, Metts

Image: Conservative Republican leader Ginger Russell, the “Quiet Lady From Magnolia,” has fearlessly criticized Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley and his unpopular running mates, County Judge Mark Keough and Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Magnolia, The Woodlands, Conroe, and New Caney, February 23 – Clearly, there is a […]

Conservative Republican Russell’s damning yellow flyers, Part 1 of 2: Riley, “Team Keough” weakly attempt to respond

Conservative Republican Russell’s damning yellow flyers, Part 1 of 2: Riley, “Team Keough” weakly attempt to respond

Image: Longtime conservative Republican political activist Ginger Russell’s yellow flyers are giving Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley, County Judge Mark Keough, and Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts fits, because the truth about their fiscal irresponsibility on the Montgomery County Commissioners Court imperils their lucrative jobs in the face of the March 1, 2022, […]

The Present Problems With “Team Keough” (Keough, Riley, Metts), Part 2: Government Closing Down Churches

The Present Problems With “Team Keough” (Keough, Riley, Metts), Part 2: Government Closing Down Churches

Image: Under the First Amendment, the government may “make no law…prohibiting the free exercise” of religion. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, Magnolia, and New Caney, February 8 – On March 27, 2020, in a panic based upon what he concedes was an “alternative reality,” County Judge Mark Keough ordered all “churches, synagogues, mosques, or […]

The present problems with “Team Keough” (Keough, Riley, Metts), Part 1: The Big Lie, paranoia

The present problems with “Team Keough” (Keough, Riley, Metts), Part 1: The Big Lie, paranoia

Image: With challengers Dr. Billy Graff (left) and Montgomery County Mayor Sara Countryman (right) listening, a red-faced Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough addressed the Montgomery County Republican Women candidate forum on Monday, January 31, 2022. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, Magnolia, and New Caney, February 7 – In response to a question at the […]

Riley faction in Montgomery County Commissioners Court votes against Hausmann, in favor of Smith for Appraisal District Board

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, December 9 – In a display of voting by a majority of the Montgomery County Commissioner Court which clearly had worked out exactly how they’d vote in advance of the meeting, the Commissioners Court voted 3 to 2 against casting the County government’s votes for Peggy Hausmann for the […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court completes Precinct redistricting by moving one voting precinct from Metts to Walker

Montgomery County Commissioners Court completes Precinct redistricting by moving one voting precinct from Metts to Walker

Image: Map of Montgomery County Commissioner Precincts with voting box 2 in southeast Conroe shown in the vicinity of the blue box in the middle of the map. A full map of voting box 2 appears below in the article. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, November 11 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court unanimously […]

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