With the truth about their terrible financial present and past coming to the fore, Shenandoah Councilman Fletcher tries counter-punch

Conroe and Shenandoah, February 28 – Referring to himself as the royal “We,” Shenandoah City Councilman Ted Fletcher, with one current Federal Tax Lien upon him and his wife, and several bankruptcies, judgments, Federal Tax Liens, and State Tax Liens, in at least three different states across the United States, came before the Montgomery County […]

2 Democrats to be sworn in as senators, narrow GOP majority

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two new Democrats will be sworn in to the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, narrowing the Republican majority and complicating efforts by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to advance the White House’s legislative agenda before the midterm elections in November. Doug Jones, the first Alabama Democrat elected to the Senate in a quarter century, […]

Airport Hallucinations: Montgomery County Airport seeks $633K funding for parallel taxiway for empty airport

Airport Hallucinations: Montgomery County Airport seeks $633K funding for parallel taxiway for empty airport

Image: Typical image of some of the runways and taxiways at the Montgomery County Airport, as seen from the control tower. Conroe, June 26 – Montgomery County Airport Director Scott Smith and Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador are seeking to spend $633,800 (!) of taxpayer money to construct a $6,338,000 parallel taxiway at the […]

Interview: Meet the Montgomery County Airport, Its Director Scott Smith and Assistant Director James Brown

GEOFF LITKE and ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Conroe, June 4 – On May 16, 2017, The Golden Hammer‘s Geoff Litke, Eric Yollick, and a lady who just goes by “Famous Notary,” journeyed to the Montgomery County Airport on Airport Road north of Conroe to tour the facility and meet with Airport Director Scott Smith and Airport […]

BREAKING NEWS: All 3 insurgent candidates win in Shenandoah City Council election

Shenandoah, May 6 – In what is undoubted a sign that citizens throughout Montgomery County are sick and tired of the political “establishment” and its arrogant tax-and-spend ways, all three insurgent candidates challenging the political “establishment” in the City of Shenandoah won their elections today. The election is a major rebuff to the incumbent City […]

Texans draft QB Watson

Philadelphia, April 27 – The Houston Texans have a new quarterback, Deshaun Watson. Watson, another junior who led Clemson to the national title, landed with the Texans after they moved from 25 to 12, and included their No. 1 selection in 2018 in the trade with the Browns. Houston got out of the big contract […]

Airport Maintenance Director Scott Smith resigns, Doyal and Commissioners keep it secret; meanwhile, secret Animal Shelter interview

Conroe, April 27 – Montgomery County Airport Maintenance Director Scott Smith announced his resignation in order to retire with his last day on the County payroll to be July 28, 2017. Smith has been the Airport Maintenance Director since 2007. Smith provided a lengthy memorandum of resignation on April 24, 2017, to all five members […]

Shenandoah Councilman Houston admits contract violates “at will” employment requirement for city administrators

Shenandoah, April 13 – At the conclusion of a fiery meeting in front of a large crowd of angry Shenandoah citizens, the Shenandoah City Council voted 3 to 2 to give City Administrator Greg Smith an employment contract with a “golden parachute” of two-years severance pay if the City terminates his employment without cause. Two […]