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 […]

Metts’ own public relations team gets him in trouble for safety violations

New Caney, April 22 – Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts’ use of taxpayer-funded public relations backfired on him last week when his public relations team posted photographs of Metts, his convicted felon foreman Greg Long, and others supervising a road repair without following the Montgomery County Safety Policy Manual for employees. Metts and […]

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 […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Jim Clark delivers final speech during December 18 Court meeting

Conroe, December 25 – Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner Jim Clark gave his farewell speech to the citizens of Montgomery County as an elected servant at the December 18, 2018, Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting. The goodbyes began towards the end of the meeting when Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador made a brief presentation […]

As Metts’ corruption continues, he’ll bring “Sweetie Pie” as employee at likely substantially higher salary to Commissioner Precinct 4

As Metts’ corruption continues, he’ll bring “Sweetie Pie” as employee at likely substantially higher salary to Commissioner Precinct 4

Image: Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts (center in hat) with his girlfriend Diane Rogers (far right) and others in “Sweetie Pie’s,” the restaurant and flower shop in Splendora they own together as business partners. New Caney and Splendora, November 17 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, has confirmed through several sources […]

As he’s promised all along, Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner Clark moving forward full-speed with road projects

As he’s promised all along, Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner Clark moving forward full-speed with road projects

Image: Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner Jim Clark spoke during the August 28, 2018, Commissioners Court meeting to make clear that he is proceeding with all of the road projects he committed, even though he will be leaving office on December 31, 2018. Clark faces serious health problems as well as the necessity of setting […]

Metts continues illegal campaign telephone calls from his court office, shows no remorse for multiple ethics lapses

Metts continues illegal campaign telephone calls from his court office, shows no remorse for multiple ethics lapses

Image: JP James Metts on one of the rare occasions he actually showed up for work. New Caney, May 10 – Rogue JP James Metts, who is attempting to get a promotion by challenging popular incumbent Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark in the May 22 Republican Runoff Election, has continued his illegal campaign telephone […]

Bagley asks Precinct 4 voters to vote for Montgomery County Commissioner Jim Clark in May 22 Republican Runoff Election

Bagley asks Precinct 4 voters to vote for Montgomery County Commissioner Jim Clark in May 22 Republican Runoff Election

Image: Bob Bagley, who was one of the candidates for Precinct 4 County Commissioner in the March 6 Republican Primary Election, asked voters to vote for incumbent County Commissioner Jim Clark in the May 22 Republican Runoff Election. The photograph is of Bagley when he made the announcement at the April 5, 2018, meeting of […]

Precinct 4 Commissioner Clark enormously ahead of opponents financially

New Caney, January 25 – Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark is enormously far ahead of his two electoral challengers in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election. According to Clark’s Campaign Finance Report, which he filed on January 16, 2018, Clark raised $74,305 in political contributions during the six month period from July 1, […]