Major issues loom in final Commissioners Court meeting before the “Trial of the 21st Century, the TOMA Trial” begins

Conroe, March 12 – The final Montgomery County Commissioner Court will hold its final meeting on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., before the Texas Open Meetings Act trial, which is set to commence on March 27. County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport’s proposed “reorganization” of her 6-person Department, County Judge Craig Doyal’s portrait “For Future […]

Montgomery County didn’t originate political name-calling

Conroe, March 9 – In recent months, Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s “chief of staff” jim fredricks, who posed under the pseudonym “Yizguy” regularly referred to Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack as “little Jimmy” apparently in reference to his height and The Golden Hammer‘s Publisher as “E.T.” apparently in reference to his appearance. Former Animal […]

Stewart announces candidacy for Montgomery County Clerk in 2018 GOP Primary Election

Conroe, March 9 – Montgomery County native Jeanie Stewart has announced her candidacy for Montgomery County Clerk in the 2018 Republican Primary Election. Mark Turnbull, the longtime County Clerk, has not announced whether he will run for re-election to serve another term after his term expires on January 1, 2019. The County Clerk maintains real […]

KPRC Channel 2 to run special interview of County Commissioner Noack criticizing high speed rail: “abuse of eminent domain”

KPRC Channel 2 to run special interview of County Commissioner Noack criticizing high speed rail: “abuse of eminent domain”

The Woodlands, March 5 – Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack will appear in a special interview on KPRC Channel 2 News at 10 p.m., CST, Monday, March 6, 2017, to criticize the proposed high speed rail project which the Texas Legislature is considering for central Texas. Although the project would be privately owned and […]

Commissioner Mike Meador: “I don’t care what it says” about resolution detailing County management organization

Conroe, February 28 – During discussion on February 28, 2017, during the Commissioners Court meeting, of the January, 2015, resolution which inappropriately placed the County’s management and organization under the supervision of County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador stated emphatically, “I don’t care what it says” because Meador wanted the power […]

Commissioners Court Ratings For February 28, 2017: Doyal’s school finance reform resolution was so hollow that a parliament of owls could reside inside of it.

Commissioners Court Ratings For February 28, 2017: Doyal’s school finance reform resolution was so hollow that a parliament of owls could reside inside of it.

Image: Craig Doyal, Charlie Riley, Mike Meador, James Noack, Jim Clark, jim fredricks, Jerry Don “Ice Man” Lambright, and Melanie Bush posing as a parliament of owls. Doyal is the owl completely upside down. Riley is on his back with wings spread and feet crossed. Conroe, March 4 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading […]

AN OPEN LETTER TO MONTGOMERY COUNTY JUDGE CRAIG DOYAL, PRECINCT 1 COMMISSIONER MIKE MEADOR, AND COUNTY AUDITOR PHYLLIS MARTIN

March 3, 2017 Honorable Craig Doyal, County Judge Honorable Mike Meador, Precinct 1 Commissioner Honorable Phyllis Martin, County Auditor Dear Judge Doyal, Commissioner Meador, and Ms. Martin, Senator Phil Gramm predicted in 1996 during a speech in College Station that the United States would suffer a fiscal collapse if government spending increased at its 1990s […]

Noack shows leadership by abstaining from Doyal’s bizarre, meaningless school finance resolution

Conroe, March 2 – Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack showed leadership on the County Commissioners Court by abstaining from supporting  County Judge Craig Doyal’s school finance resolution, which Doyal admitted “doesn’t endorse any specific legislation.” It appears that Doyal just seems to be parroting just about everything Noack does at the previous meeting in […]

Innocent or guilty: Montgomery County Open Meetings trial set for March 27

Innocent or guilty: Montgomery County Open Meetings trial set for March 27

Image: Special Prosecutor Christopher Downey. ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Conroe, March 1 – The jury trial of Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark, and political consultant Marc Davenport for allegedly conspiring to circumvent the Texas Open Meetings Act (“TOMA”) is set for March 27 […]

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