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 […]

Mack’s deception about his upcoming campaign fundraiser even tricked the blog which attempts to compete with Montgomery County’s leading newspaper

Conroe, October 6 – It’s really quite pitiful. The Courier blog ran an attempted news story today that is a political first: they reported a campaign fundraiser for a candidate running for re-election, Wayne Mack the King of Deception, as though it is some sort of motivational event! It’s starting to appear that the Commissioners […]

Montgomery County Government for Sale! Part 1: The Prelude to Corruption

Montgomery County Government for Sale! Part 1: The Prelude to Corruption

Image: Jacqueline Lanell Felder, convicted of bribery and tampering with a governmental record, was a “very good employee” in the eyes of former Custodial Maintenance Director Wayne Mack. Conroe, October 1 – The citizens should have seen the corruption coming from a distance, because the prelude began to brew and some of the signs were […]

Redux: 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)

Redux: 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. PUBLISHER’S NOTE: This article, which The Golden Hammer published on June 1, 2017, was the second in the Davenport corruption series and the third most popular story ever in this newspaper. The vanity and lack of repentence of Wayne […]

Redux: 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)

Redux: 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 is the second part of our “redux” series running on Monday, August 28, 2017. The story, which we published on May 31, 2017, is the fourth most popular story in the history of this newspaper and began the celebrated series exposing the […]

Tax Assessor-Collector McRae, Assistant County Attorney Griffin, Commissioners Court follow highly questionable policy of secrecy for tax abatements

Tax Assessor-Collector McRae, Assistant County Attorney Griffin, Commissioners Court follow highly questionable policy of secrecy for tax abatements

Image: Assistant County Attorney B.D. Griffin (left) argues for secrecy in tax abatements before the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, as Tax Assessor-Collector Tammy McRae (right) listens. Conroe, August 25 – Montgomery County Tax Assessor-Collector Tammy McRae, Assistant County Attorney B.D. Griffin, and the entire Commissioners Court follow a policy of […]

Employee payroll confidentiality breaches emanate from County Treasurer Davenport’s office (the Davenports, Part 15)

Conroe, July 5 – County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport’s office, and its payroll group in particular, have become the clear sources of troubling leaks of confidential employee payroll information over the past few months. Rather than performing the Treasurer’s payroll function for obvious administrative reasons, it appears that Davenport has turned the County Treasurer’s office into […]

“Hit List” 2.0: County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport starts her own list of “friends” and “likes” of her likely electoral opponent and CISD President Melanie Pryor Bush (The Davenports, Part 11)

“Hit List” 2.0: County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport starts her own list of “friends” and “likes” of her likely electoral opponent and CISD President Melanie Pryor Bush (The Davenports, Part 11)

Image: County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport, the wife of political boss Marc Davenport, has begun to accumulate her own “Hit List” of political enemies. Conroe, June 23 – Montgomery County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport, who will attempt to run for re-election in the 2018 election, went around the small group of people who attended County Judge Craig […]

“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 […]

County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport lied about not wanting to promote County Judge’s daughter in department reorganization (The Davenports, Part 5)

County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport lied about not wanting to promote County Judge’s daughter in department reorganization (The Davenports, Part 5)

Image: Artist’s rendering of Human Resources Department Conference Room, Sadler Administration Building, September 26, 2017, meeting between Assistant Human Resources Director Kathy Flowers, Director Dodi Shaw, County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport, and County Judge Craig Doyal’s daughter, with artist rendering of exact moment when Davenport handed Personal Description Questionnaire, in which Davenport proposed to promote Judge […]