Montgomery County Ethics Commission to hold historic first meeting Monday, January 6, 2 p.m.

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, January 6 – The Montgomery County Ethics Commission, established under the JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act, which Governor Greg Abbott signed into law in June, 2019, will hold its historic first meeting on Monday, January 6, 2020, at 2 p.m., in the Montgomery County Commissioners […]

Editorial: Mr. Walker, correct thyself; you’ll work for us, not them

Kelli Cook, Publisher, The Golden Hammer One of the best expressions of the American form of government comes from a statute, Section 552.001(a) of the Texas Government Code: “Under the fundamental philosophy of the American constitutional form of representative government that adheres to the principle that government is the servant and not the master of the […]

Precinct 4 Commissioner Metts re-hires his cousin in Precinct 4 office

New Caney, March 25 – Precinct 4 County Commissioner James Metts, hard at work creating a Precinct 4 Commissioners Office which is entirely loyal to him politically but wholly lacks merit or ability to perform their road-and-bridge tasks, has re-hired his first cousin, Jane Metts Landers, as a Clerk for $16.50 per hour with County […]

Davenport Ring’s Metts-Dunn plea for salary money scammed Commissioners Court all way around without disclosure of Nash money

Davenport Ring’s Metts-Dunn plea for salary money scammed Commissioners Court all way around without disclosure of Nash money

Image: The Davenport Ring’s Metts and Dunn scammed the Montgomery Commissioners Court all the way around on January 8, 2019, when they got Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley and Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador to go along with a plea for more than $30,000 in additional salary funds. There was a major fact […]

Keough, Noack stand against Metts’ nepotism, cronyism in payout vote; Keough: “It’s not an emergency; it’s a management issue”

Keough, Noack stand against Metts’ nepotism, cronyism in payout vote; Keough: “It’s not an emergency; it’s a management issue”

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough spoke against the use of the taxpayers’ contingency funds for a “management issue” during the January 8, 2019, Commissioners Court meeting. Conroe, January 21 – In the good old days of disgraced former Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, covering up for the problems arising from Precinct 4 County Commissioner James […]

Editorial: Way to go, Mark! (Sunday after noon should be “Mark Keough Day” in Montgomery County.)

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer Way to go, Mark Keough, Montgomery County Judge! Thank you for having the courage and integrity to reduce your government salary by more than 12% at the first Commissioners Court meeting, as you promised during the political campaign you would. Thanks also for voting against an inappropriate spending proposal and for […]

BREAKING NEWS! The Davenport Disgrace: County Treasurer files show Stephanne Davenport lied, intended nepotistic promotion of Doyal’s daughter all along

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, January 12 – The Golden Hammer obtained secret documents today which show beyond any doubt that former County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport repeatedly lied to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court and to many others when she claimed she never intended to promote former County Judge Craig Doyal’s daughter, Lindsey, to the position of Deputy […]

Montgomery County corrupt Commissioner Metts doubles girlfriend’s salary, places promotion on secret consent agenda for January 8 meeting

Conroe, January 7 – Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts, who has clearly focused on “corrupt” as an active verb during his first week in office, has placed the hiring of his live-in girlfriend on the Commissioners Court meeting agenda for Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Metts, who was her direct-report boss as JP, is […]

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