Arctic Blast leads to Dozens of Structure Fires, Carbon Monoxide emergencies across Montgomery County

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Montgomery County, February 23 – Ten days ago, as forecasters predicted a prolonged drop below freezing, Montgomery County’s Firefighters braced for an expected spike in home heating fires.  That spike began in earnest as soon as temperatures dropped last Sunday night and snow began to blanket our area. For the next […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court’s February 9 meeting “planting…thorns in bosom” of local taxpayers

Montgomery County Commissioners Court’s February 9 meeting “planting…thorns in bosom” of local taxpayers

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough presided over the February 9, 2021, Commissioners Court meeting, which was quite thorny to the taxpayers. “While we must, by all available means, prevent the overthrow of the government, we should avoid planting and cultivating too many thorns in the bosom of society.” – – March 18, 1864, Letter […]

Montgomery County government, all local school districts closed Tuesday (February 16)

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Montgomery County, February 15 – The Montgomery County government will remain closed on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, due to “inclement weather,” The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper has confirmed. All local school districts will also be closed, with the following exceptions: Magnolia ISD will conduct remote learning […]

Russell, one other citizen verbally smite Commissioners Court for misplaced priorities, “Bidenization”

Russell, one other citizen verbally smite Commissioners Court for misplaced priorities, “Bidenization”

Image: Conservative Republican political activist Ginger Russell, the Magnolia Area Chair for the Montgomery County Republican Party, spoke to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, January 12, 2020. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, January 13 – Yesterday, two citizens verbally smote the Montgomery County Commissioners Court during their first Regular Meeting of 2021 […]

DWIs increase substantially, while murders somewhat even, suicides remain government secret during 2020 in Montgomery County

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Montgomery County, January 11 – Driving-while-intoxicated arrests rose substantially during 2020, while murders declined from the previous year. The number of suicides largely remains a closely-guarded government secret, although the United States Centers for Disease Control indicated that, for at least one age group, suicide deaths substantially outnumber deaths […]

Montgomery County Republican Party falls short in delivering votes for President Trump in November 3, 2020, General Election

Montgomery County Republican Party falls short in delivering votes for President Trump in November 3, 2020, General Election

Image: County by county data from the Texas Secretary of Texas reflect that Montgomery County embarrassingly lost ground for President Donald Trump in the 2020 General Election in comparison to the 2016 election, while many similar suburban counties and almost all of south Texas improved upon Republican results. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, December […]

The Golden Hammer’s Power Top Ten rankings to reflect Montgomery County power shift

The Golden Hammer’s Power Top Ten rankings to reflect Montgomery County power shift

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Montgomery County, November 30 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper will continue an annual tradition tomorrow, December 1, for the fourth year in a row. During the month of December, this newspaper will publish a “Power Top 10” ranking of the ten most powerful people in Montgomery County, […]

Editorial: It’s time for conservatives to react, because Biden is going to the White House and there’s more bad news…

Editorial: It’s time for conservatives to react, because Biden is going to the White House and there’s more bad news…

Image: Potassium (K) reacts dramatically with water (H2O). Similarly, conservatives must, with intelligence and perspicuity, respond dramatically to the growth of government at all levels we are witnessing, particularly as the Biden administration comes into office. Kelli Ann Cox, Publisher, The Golden Hammer It may be tough to accept, but those who value freedom in the […]

Texas AG Paxton’s Emergency Motion for Restraining Order in El Paso raises major legality issues with respect to Montgomery County Judge Keough’s March COVID Orders, along with other local officials

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, El Paso, and Austin, November 4 – In March, and particularly on March 27, 2020, in his panicked response to the Chinese Coronavirus scare, based upon reports without any basis he had received from so-called public health agencies, Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough ordered a mandatory lockdown in Montgomery […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Metts’ staff gets in tiff over which Commissioner should get credit for Court’s September 8 no new tax vote

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, New Caney, and The Woodlands, September 10 – A brawl erupted on social media between the staff of Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts and Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack, who spoke for himself. The dispute erupted on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, after the Commissioners Court voted to […]

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