Montgomery County Commissioners Riley, Meador receive Golden Hammer for plundering more than half of million dollars from their much-needed road materials accounts

Conroe, Magnolia, and Willis, December 3 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley and Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador received The Golden Hammer Award – for hammering the taxpayers – on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, during the Commissioners Court meeting for squandering more than $500,000 of budgeted funds for much-needed asphalt and road […]

Montgomery County Government “For Sale”! Part 3: Doyal receives “The Golden Hammer” Award for ties to influence-peddling Marc Davenport, Phonoscope

Montgomery County Government “For Sale”! Part 3: Doyal receives “The Golden Hammer” Award for ties to influence-peddling Marc Davenport, Phonoscope

Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s blank stare formed as he realized that the truth about his corrupt relationship with local political boss Marc Davenport was emerging into the light during “The Golden Hammer Award” presentation at the October 10, 2017, Commissioners Court meeting. Conroe, October 13 – Apparently, “The Golden Hammer Award,” which Montgomery […]

Riley gets “Golden Hammer Award” for his work for higher property taxes, imitates a beet

Image: A beet. Conroe, September 27 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley received “The Golden Hammer Award” for hammering the taxpayers during the Tuesday, September 26, 2017, Commissioners Court meeting. Upon receiving the Award, Riley clearly attempted, by turning bright red, to imitate one of the healthiest vegetables known, the mighty beet. One […]

Animal Shelter, Doyal’s Nepotistic Proclamation keynote August 22 Commissioners Court meeting

Animal Shelter, Doyal’s Nepotistic Proclamation keynote August 22 Commissioners Court meeting

Conroe, August 22 – The Montgomery County Animal Shelter and County Judge Craig Doyal’s nepotistic proclamation honoring his daughter and his daughter’s boss within the County government are two of the highlights of the August 22, 2017, 9:30 a.m., Commissioners Court meeting. There will be a particularly fun “Golden Hammer Award” during the citizen comments. […]

Golden Hammer Award goes to County Library Director Jeri Williams

Golden Hammer Award goes to County Library Director Jeri Williams

Image: The Montgomery County government’s $9.4 million per year libraries are as outdated as this old bookmobile. For failing to protect taxpayers and keep up with the times Conroe, August 11 – Montgomery County Library Director Jerilynne Williams received the “Golden Hammer Award” for hammering the taxpayers in the amount of $9.4 million with her […]

County Budget Workshop redux: The Golden Hammer Award, Meador remembers, Meador forgets, Tammy’s numbers, the scorecard, what they don’t know, the sad librarians

Conroe, July 27 – The Montgomery County Commissioner Court “Budget Workshop” continued on Thursday, July 27, 2017, with County Judge Craig Doyal and the Commissioners. For the taxpayers, it was a depressing affair all the way around. Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador has obviously never found a program on which he would restrain himself […]

Entire Commissioners Court (sans Doyal) receives Golden Hammer Award for more than $13 million of “slush fund” spending

Conroe, May 25 – All four of the Montgomery County Commissioners (without County Judge Doyal) received the Golden Hammer Award on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, for spending more than $13 million in “slush funds” during Fiscal Year 2017 so far. The “slush funds” are dollars that Doyal and the Commissioners have hidden from outside of […]

Doyal, Riley receive “Golden Hammer Award” for causing Open Meetings Act litigation with cost to Montgomery County taxpayers of several hundred thousand dollars

Doyal, Riley receive “Golden Hammer Award” for causing Open Meetings Act litigation with cost to Montgomery County taxpayers of several hundred thousand dollars

Conroe, April 12 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley received a very serious “Golden Hammer Award” yesterday during the meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court for their secrecy and anti-openness which led to the costly criminal prosecution of them under the Texas Open Meetings Act (TOMA). The […]

Meador receives Golden Hammer Award for anti-law enforcement propaganda, positions

Conroe, March 14 – Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador received the “Golden Hammer Award” for “hammering the taxpayers” with his propaganda statements about “unfunded state mandates” with which he has tried to justify increased County spending. Meador has consistently taken positions that oppose law enforcement funding on the Commissioner Court and the statements he’s […]

County Attorney Jerry Don “Ice Man” Lambright Receives Golden Ice Ax for Complete Contract Mismanagement and Failure to Enforce County’s Legal Rights Regarding Allendale-Greenbough Flooding Problems

County Attorney Jerry Don “Ice Man” Lambright Receives Golden Ice Ax for Complete Contract Mismanagement and Failure to Enforce County’s Legal Rights Regarding Allendale-Greenbough Flooding Problems

Image: The Golden Ice Ax sits on the left side of the County Clerk’s table after County Attorney Jerry Don “Ice Man” Lambright (seated in back) refused to accept it graciously in front of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on February 14, 2017. Conroe, February 14 – The Golden Hammer presented “The Golden Ice Ax” […]