Editorial: On County government ethics, the citizens must go it alone; on County government spending, however, it’s a very different look and feel

Editorial: On County government ethics, the citizens must go it alone; on County government spending, however, it’s a very different look and feel

WARNING: IF YOU ONLY LIKE TO READ MATERIAL THAT AGREES WITH YOUR OPINIONS, YOU SHOULD NOT READ THIS EDITORIAL. ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer The Woodlands, June 9 – The decision of Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon this morning not to pursue criminal charges against Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal for filming political advertisements inside […]

Constable’s Captain Fincher stood up to Davenport, Mack when they tricked him into political meeting inside JP Courthouse: “It’s not their decision to choose candidates; it’s the public’s” (The Davenports, Part 7)

Constable’s Captain Fincher stood up to Davenport, Mack when they tricked him into political meeting inside JP Courthouse: “It’s not their decision to choose candidates; it’s the public’s” (The Davenports, Part 7)

Image: Retired Precinct 1 Constable’s Captain Rusty Fincher. Willis, June 9 – Precinct 1 Constable’s Captain Rusty Fincher faced off with local political consultant Marc Davenport (husband of County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport), Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Wayne Mack, and then Sheriff candidate Rand Henderson when Davenport tricked Fincher into meeting with them in […]

BREAKING NEWS! Sheriff’s Office responds to The Golden Hammer’s inquiry, issues press release that they’ve completed investigation and turned “Video-Gate” file back to Montgomery County District Attorney for prosecution

BREAKING NEWS! Sheriff’s Office responds to The Golden Hammer’s inquiry, issues press release that they’ve completed investigation and turned “Video-Gate” file back to Montgomery County District Attorney for prosecution

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, June 8 – Yesterday morning, June 7, 2017, The Golden Hammer‘s Publisher contacted Lieutenant Scott Spencer, the Public Affairs Officer for the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) to inquire about the status of the investigation into the “Video-Gate” scandal wherein Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal filmed a political advertisement for his County Judge […]

“My clients will not work with her clients on any level or they will not be my clients”: The Davenports’ direct interference with County government (The Davenports, Part 6)

“My clients will not work with her clients on any level or they will not be my clients”: The Davenports’ direct interference with County government (The Davenports, Part 6)

Image: Left to right: Wayne Mack, Stephanne Davenport, and Marc Davenport, April 9, 2017. A major issue in the 2018 elections will undoubtedly be the Davenports’ use of threats and blocks to interfere with County business and political discourse through their and their clients’ intimidation tactics. Conroe, June 7 – Local political consultant Marc Davenport […]

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 […]

Judge Wayne Mack (a Davenport client) to Marie Moore: “You need to give your heart to Jesus. Because the rest of you belongs to Marc [Davenport] and he wants his reputation back.” (The Davenports, Part 2)

Judge Wayne Mack (a Davenport client) to Marie Moore: “You need to give your heart to Jesus. Because the rest of you belongs to Marc [Davenport] and he wants his reputation back.” (The Davenports, Part 2)

Image: Precinct 4 Administrator Marie Moore received the threatening text message from Judge Wayne Mack on April 8, 2014. Conroe, June 1 – Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Wayne Mack, a client of political consultant Marc Davenport, sent a threatening text message to County employee Marie Moore on April 8, 2014: “You need to […]

Conroe City Councilman Duane Ham: “The Davenports’ threats against County Judge Craig Doyal are an insult to the law enforcement community and the citizens” (The Davenports, Part 1)

Conroe City Councilman Duane Ham: “The Davenports’ threats against County Judge Craig Doyal are an insult to the law enforcement community and the citizens” (The Davenports, Part 1)

Image: Conroe City Councilman Duane Ham, May 30, 2017. PUBLISHER’S NOTE: THIS STORY CONTAINS SOME UGLY PROFANITY IN IT. PARENTS SHOULD TAKE CARE TO READ THIS STORY ALONG WITH THEIR CHILDREN, AS SOME PARTS OF THE LANGUAGE ARE UNSUITABLE FOR MINORS. Conroe, May 31 – In a series of threats against his and his wife’s […]

DA’s, Sheriff’s “Operation Blackout” over Memorial holiday weekend success

Conroe, May 30 – Lieutenant Scott Spencer of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Executive Division announced that “there were no DWI fatalities, Intoxicated Manslaughter or DWI Intoxicated assault charges for this weekend.” The special effort by the Sheriff Rand Henderson’s Office and District Attorney Brett Ligon’s Office to combat driving while intoxicated over the holiday […]

Noack rationality, County government dysfunction dominate May 23, 2017, Commissioners Court meeting: The Golden Hammer’s ratings

Conroe, May 30 – Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack’s rationality and the remainder of the Montgomery County government’s complete dysfunction, other than the law enforcement community, dominated the May 23, 2017, County Commissioners Court meeting.  Here are the ratings of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper. The cumulative ratings began on October 1, […]

“Video-Gate”: Doyal should face consequences; benchmarking law enforcement

“Video-Gate”: Doyal should face consequences; benchmarking law enforcement

Image: Montgomery County Sheriff Rand Henderson. Conroe, May 30 – The “Video-Gate” scandal involving Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s filming of political advertisements in his official County Judge Office inside the Sadler Administration Building is a test of the integrity of our law enforcement community. There is every reason to believe that Sheriff Rand Henderson […]