Editorial Update: Montgomery County’s Spaceman: ethics can’t be “aspirational” if we can’t even reach the floor, plus a tribute to two courageous ladies

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: THIS EDITORIAL WAS UPDATED ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2017, TO REFLECT CURRENT EVENTS. Eric Yollick, Publisher, The Golden Hammer Back in February when the Montgomery County Commissioners Court considered whether to pass a Code of Ethics in order to comply with a Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) requirement, so the County could continue to […]

District Attorney Ligon announces “community based prosecution liaison program” with Sheriff’s Office

Conroe, November 1 – Effective November 1, 2017, the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office will be partnering with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office in a new community based prosecution liaison program in an effort to increase communication and collaboration between the two agencies. As part of this program, individual prosecutor teams will serve as liaisons […]

Wasting Tax Dollars, Part 2: District Clerk Adamick’s giant error

Conroe, October 28 – On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, District Attorney Brett Ligon received some news that sickened him and a gigantic swath of the caring citizens of Montgomery County: convicted capital murderer Larry Ray Swearingen’s November 16 execution had to be stayed and delayed, because Montgomery County District Clerk Barbara Gladden Adamick failed to […]

BREAKING NEWS: District Clerk candidate Miller issues somber statement critical of District Clerk’s office error delaying execution date of Trotter’s convicted murderer

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, October 26 – Former 19-year District Clerk employee and candidate for Montgomery County District Clerk in the March 2018 Republican Primary Election Melisa Miller issued a somber statement upon learning of the mistake in District Clerk Barbara Adamick’s office which is resulting in the delay of the execution date of Larry Swearing, […]

DA Ligon issues remarkable press release regarding story about death row inmate Anthony Shore sought to take responsibility for Trotter’s death

Conroe, October 18 – Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon issued the following press release, which is both very well written and speaks for itself. It recounts some intriguing circumstances. The following is the Press Release: “On the eve of his scheduled execution, death row inmate Anthony Allen Shore told Montgomery County district attorney’s investigators […]

BREAKING NEWS: Grand Jury to hear testimony regarding County Judge Doyal, Commissioner Riley use of County property, services for personal, campaign purposes

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, October 17 – The Montgomery County Grand Jury will hear testimony from several County employees on Thursday, October 19, 2017, regarding the alleged use of County property and services for personal and campaign purposes by Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley and County Judge Craig Doyal. At least seven current or former […]

Goforth killer pleads guilty to capital murder, avoids death penalty; Harris County Sheriff Gonzalez lauds Special Prosecutor Ligon

BREAKING NEWS! Houston, September 13 – Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez issued the following statement on Wednesday in response to Shannon Miles’ capital murder plea agreement in which Miles took a life sentence and pled guilty rather than risking the death penalty: “Two years ago, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office family suffered a terrible loss when […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court addresses Harvey issues, votes to pay overtime to salaried employees, Commissioner candidate Bagley blasts them

Montgomery County Commissioners Court addresses Harvey issues, votes to pay overtime to salaried employees, Commissioner candidate Bagley blasts them

Image: Montgomery County Emergency Management Director Darren Hess addressed the Commissioners Court during a Special Meeting on Friday, September 1, 2017. If Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley looked befuddled, that’s because he was. Conroe, September 2 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court held a Special Meeting at 6 p.m., Friday, September 1, 2017, to […]

Goetz-Gate: the full ugly story of Charlie Riley’s, Craig Doyal’s, and Tommy Gage’s involvement

Goetz-Gate: the full ugly story of Charlie Riley’s, Craig Doyal’s, and Tommy Gage’s involvement

Image: Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley is at the center of the Goetz-Gate scandal along with County Judge Craig Doyal The scandal Conroe, August 12 – After several months of investigation, the full ugly story behind the “Goetz-Gate” scandal has come to the fore. The facts reveal a lot about Precinct 2 County […]

Editorial: Wayne Mack needs to clean up, eschew opportunism

Montgomery and Willis, July 30 – Wayne Mack, JP, needs to clean up his act. It’s probably shocking to hear those words about someone who invokes the name of the Lord so frequently. Mack’s comments on Facebook this week revealed his complete antagonism towards citizens who seek reform. It’s no wonder that, from a seat […]

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