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 […]

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

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 receive State funding for road projects, Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon appeared before the […]

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 […]

BREAKING NEWS: DA Ligon decides not to pursue criminal charges against Doyal over “Video-Gate”

BREAKING NEWS! EXCITING TIMES FOR THE FORCES OF CORRUPTION, THANKS TO COUNTY JUDGE CRAIG DOYAL’S WORK!!! FIRST, HE GETS THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT DECLARED UNCONSTITUTIONAL, SO SECRECY MAY REIGN IN COUNTY GOVERNMENT. SECOND, IT’S NOW A “FREE-FOR-ALL” AS FAR AS USING PUBLIC FACILITIES FOR POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS! Conroe, June 9 – District Attorney Brett Ligon […]

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 […]

Legal update: “Video-Gate,” TOMA cases progressing slowly (The Davenports, Part 4)

Legal update: “Video-Gate,” TOMA cases progressing slowly (The Davenports, Part 4)

Conroe, June 3 – Two cases vitally important to Montgomery County – the “Video-Gate” investigation of County Judge Craig Doyal and the Texas Open Meetings Act (TOMA) criminal prosecution of Doyal, Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley, and consultant Marc Davenport – are progressing slowly. The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, provides this update after […]

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