The “Why” of Sheriff Henderson’s Office taking over the “Video-Gate” investigation

The “Why” of Sheriff Henderson’s Office taking over the “Video-Gate” investigation

Image: Alan B. Sadler Administration Building, Conroe, Texas, where, in the beautifully-furnished, well-appointed County Judge’s Office, County Judge Craig Doyal filmed a political advertisement last week. Conroe, May 25 – It’s not a sinister reason, but a good one, as to why Montgomery County Sheriff Rand Henderson is investigating the “Video-Gate” scandal which The Golden Hammer, […]

County Judge, Halff’s Baker, Stuckey put on nicely-staged production to support their beloved Decimation of Hope Highway

County Judge, Halff’s Baker, Stuckey put on nicely-staged production to support their beloved Decimation of Hope Highway

Image: Troy Stuckey, the “citizen” who didn’t identify his connection to Commissioner Charlie Riley, County Judge Craig Doyal, or the paid vendors of the Decimation of Hope Highway, when he spoke on May 23 to the Commissioners Court in favor of the $73 million 3.6 mile Tx-249 extension spending debacle. Conroe, May 24 – Montgomery […]

Best wishes to County Judge Craig Doyal for a swift recovery

Best wishes to County Judge Craig Doyal for a swift recovery

Conroe, May 23 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal appeared in the Commissioners Court meeting on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, looking like he had just a serious head injury. He had an obvious wound on his forehead and nose and looked tired and worn. The Golden Hammer wishes Judge Doyal the very best for a speedy […]

Precinct 2 Commissioners Office under Doyal, Riley experienced problems distinguishing “official” from “political” PLUS a copy of Doyal’s illegal campaign video that’s triggered the whole “Video-Gate” scandal

Precinct 2 Commissioners Office under Doyal, Riley experienced problems distinguishing “official” from “political” PLUS a copy of Doyal’s illegal campaign video that’s triggered the whole “Video-Gate” scandal

Image: For some reason, the “world’s nastiest privy,” located at approximately 15,000 elevation on Mount Elbrus, Caucasus Mountains, Russia, comes to mind in reading this article. Magnolia and Conroe, May 23 – At least for the past six years, the Montgomery County Precinct 2 Commissioner’s Office has experienced grave difficulties distinguishing “official” from “political” functions […]

The straw has broken the camel’s back: Montgomery County Judge Doyal should resign, due to continuing legal violations and cavalier attitude towards County government

The straw has broken the camel’s back: Montgomery County Judge Doyal should resign, due to continuing legal violations and cavalier attitude towards County government

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: PLEASE NOTICE THIS BREAKING NEWS STORY ABOUT ANOTHER ILLEGAL CRAIG DOYAL VIDEO THAT HE CONTINUES TO SHOW ON HIS CAMPAIGN WEBSITE! (Video at bottom of this article.) ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Conroe, May 22 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal should do what he threatened less than a year ago when the Texas Judicial […]

Doyal campaign ad violates Texas Election Code, state ethics guidelines, County Code of Ethics, constitutes Class A misdemeanor

Doyal campaign ad violates Texas Election Code, state ethics guidelines, County Code of Ethics, constitutes Class A misdemeanor

Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal appearing in campaign ad filed at a conference table inside the County’s Sadler Administration Building. The ad began to air on social media on May 21, 2017. ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Conroe, May 21 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal violated the Texas Election Code and Texas Ethics Commission […]

BREAKING NEWS: Congratulations on a WELL DESERVED retirement!

BREAKING NEWS: Congratulations on a WELL DESERVED retirement!

Image: Jule Puckett, the highest paid secretary in the entire Montgomery County government (in striped shirt, second from right) along with her friends Karen van Buren (far left), Marie Moore (holding plates), and Julie Martineau (far right). ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Conroe, May 19 – Congratulations on a WELL DESERVED retirement! In this instance, who […]

“A million here, a million there, pretty soon, you’re talking real money”: where the Montgomery County Commissioners Court goes completely awry

“A million here, a million there, pretty soon, you’re talking real money”: where the Montgomery County Commissioners Court goes completely awry

Image: United States Senator Everett McKinley Dirksen (right), the Senate Republican Leader, arguing with Senator Mike Mansfield (left), the democrat leader, in 1967, a time when Republicans actually against too much government spending. Conroe, May 18 – Arguing about too much government spending, United States Senate Republican Leader Everett Dirksen once said, “A million here, a […]

All 4 County Commissioners’ budgets reveal accounting problems; Commissioner Jim Clark has spending issues in Precinct 4 budget but has explained many of them (part 4 of 4-part series)

All 4 County Commissioners’ budgets reveal accounting problems; Commissioner Jim Clark has spending issues in Precinct 4 budget but has explained many of them (part 4 of 4-part series)

New Caney, May 17 – Montgomery County Precinct 4 Commissioner Jim Clark’s Department has some spending issues, including enormous “slush fund” expenditures, but Clark has explained many of those issues. This article is the final of a 4-part series on the spending of the four County Commissioners, Mike Meador, Charlie Riley, James Noack, and Jim […]

Noack’s Precinct 3 budget numbers boring (with two exceptions) (Part 3 in a 4-part series)

Noack’s Precinct 3 budget numbers boring (with two exceptions) (Part 3 in a 4-part series)

ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer The Woodlands, May 16 – Well-run government should be boring and should stay out of the headlines. Montgomery County Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack’s budget numbers are pretty boring with two exceptions. This article is the third of a 4-part series on each of the Commissioner Precincts based upon the documents The Golden […]

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