4 questions to Craig Doyal and Mark Keough about “economic development”

Conroe, June 4 – Both Craig Doyal and Mark Keough claim to (1) support “economic development, (2) be “fiscal conservatives,” and (3) be “pro-growth.” The Golden Hammer has three questions to Doyal and Keough, both of whom are running for Montgomery County Judge. #1 Has the economic development that has occurred in Montgomery County come here […]

Morning Extra! Record-salaried Puckett retires as highest-paid secretary, Meador even more lost than ever!

Willis, June 4 – Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike Meador’s wife, Janie Meador, who rules the Meador clan with an iron fist, announced that, with Jule Puckett’s retirement as the highest-paid secretary in the history of Montgomery County, Commissioner Meador is even more lost than ever in the past. That’s a frightening statement considering his state […]

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 […]

Is Montgomery County becoming a modern Tammany Hall?

Is Montgomery County becoming a modern Tammany Hall?

Image: Thomas Nast’s cartoon depiction of William M. “Boss” Tweed, Grand Sachem of the Society of St. Tammany, also known as “Tammany Hall,” published in Harper’s Weekly in January 1871. Conroe, June 4 – Montgomery County, Texas, in 2017 has much resemblance to New York City of Tammany Hall times, especially at the height of the […]

Renowned political artist Joseph Sager presents another work entitled, “Marc Davenport: The Puppet Master”

Renowned political artist Joseph Sager presents another work entitled, “Marc Davenport: The Puppet Master”

JOSEPH SAGER, Guest Writer According to the http://goldenhammer.net/, Marc (aka “The Puppet Master”) Davenport just has to say the word to his political clients – Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Wayne Mack, Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace James Metts, Sheriff Rand Henderson, Precinct 4 Constable Kenneth “Rowdy” Hayden, Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace […]

Jones State Forest bill dies in Texas House, forest remains unprotected

Conroe, June 2 – After a bit of a tortured history, Senate Bill 1964, which, as amended, would have protected the Jones State Forest from future commercial development, died in the Texas House of Representatives when the 85th Texas Legislature came to a close. Creighton filed and then altered his proposed legislation State Senator Brandon […]

Should citizens tolerate a PR guy blocking communications with elected officials? (The Davenports, Part 3)

Should citizens tolerate a PR guy blocking communications with elected officials? (The Davenports, Part 3)

Image: The Davenports: County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport and political consultant Marc Davenport at a Chamber event earlier this year. Conroe, June 2 – In response to a mere question raised to one of Marc Davenport’s political consulting clients about a certain activity with which Davenport is involved, The Golden Hammer received the correspondence below on May […]

BREAKING NEWS! Several Montgomery County elected officials show courage, support for Ham’s integrity and stand against political bullying

Conroe, June 1 – Numerous Montgomery County elected officials showed support for City Councilman Duane Ham at his political fundraiser on Thursday, June 1, 2017, at an outdoor restaurant on Lake Conroe. Last Friday, May 26, 2017, local political consultant Marc Davenport threatened Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal that if Doyal continued to communicate or […]

Texas Senate names Senator Nichols President Pro Tempore

Austin — On Monday, the 85th Legislative Session came to a close. We all rest a bit easier as a result of the end of the Legislative Session, except for the fact that there was a complete failure to pass any meaningful ad valorem property taxation reform. Of course the real tax reform will only […]

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