High Noon Extra! CPS Board President Jaggers apologizes for adoption resolutions, while County Judge, Commissioners’ inattention raises major issue of concern

HIGH NOON EXTRA! BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, November 17 – CPS Board President Terri Jaggers, who also runs a nonprofit adoption organization, apologized to the community, to Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, and to the entire Montgomery County Commissioners Court for the wording of the Montgomery County Adoption Day and Montgomery County Adoption Month resolutions which […]

Matt Beasley supporter: “He’s such a good person, which is why he’s a terrible politician, and will make such a great judge!”

The Woodlands, November 17 – Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace candidate Matthew Beasley kicked off his campaign to a packed room of more than 250 supporters in the banquet facility of Herrera’s Restaurant on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. It was a very unusual event, because it had the atmosphere of a get-together among friends […]

Meador will likely have to stay in the Commissioners Court meeting for Tx-249 Tollway vote, should leave for MCAD

Conroe, November 13 – Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador drinks a lot of coffee to stay awake and goes to the men’s room quite a lot during Montgomery County Commissioners Court meetings. On three occasions during the past year, proposals to spend money on the ever unpopular Tx-249 Tollway, the $73 million 3.6 mile […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court continues to march in lockstep at October 24 meeting

Conroe, November 11 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting  on October 24, 2017, was another fiscal disaster for the citizens of Montgomery County where the five members of the Commissioners Court seemed to march in lockstep. The Golden Hammer‘s ratings measure Commissioners Court votes that affect spending in comparison to the provisions of the Republican Party […]

Beaumont Court of Appeals takes the ethical approach all the way around in Texas Open Meetings Act case

Beaumont, November 1 – The four-person Beaumont Court of Appeals has taken the ethical approach all the way around in the Texas Open Meetings Act criminal case against Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and local political boss Marc Davenport. Justice Charles Kreger recused himself from participating in the case. […]

MORNING EXTRA! Beasley, currently Commissioner Noack’s Chief of Staff, announces bid for Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace

MORNING EXTRA! The Woodlands, October 24 – Matt Beasley announced today that he intends to file as a Republican candidate for Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3. “I was shocked to hear that Judge Connelly was retiring and not seeking re-election. She has proven to be one of the hardest working and most caring people Montgomery […]

Have the Montgomery County Commissioners learned anything? First ratings for Fiscal Year 2018 present ugly picture

Have the Montgomery County Commissioners learned anything? First ratings for Fiscal Year 2018 present ugly picture

Image: This young fellow was obviously very eager to learn to drive. Unfortunately for the citizens of Montgomery County, County Judge Craig Doyal and his colleagues on the Commissioners Court have not shown a similar eagerness to improve or learn. Conroe, October 22 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court held its first meeting of Fiscal […]

Proposed $1.25 million flood study raises numerous concerns about SJRA, Commissioners Court, and feds

Conroe, October 20 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted unanimously at the October 10, 2017, Commissioners Court meeting to authorized County Judge Craig Doyal to write a letter to United States Congressman Kevin Brady (R-The Woodlands) requesting $1.25 million of federal government funding to conduct a flood mitigation study for Montgomery County. In its […]

The Golden Hammer gives final FY2017 ratings, grades to Montgomery County Commissioners Court

Conroe, October 17 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, has issued our final year-long Fiscal Year 2017 ratings and grades to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. The newspaper (and its predecessor social media) began to rate the five members of the Commissioners Court on October 1, 2016, the beginning of Fiscal Year 2017, […]

Beasley confirms he’s considering run for Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3, to replace retiring Judge Edie Connelly

The Woodlands, October 16 – Matthew Beasley, the Operations Manager for Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack since Noack took office in January, 2013, has confirmed that he is seriously contemplating running for Justice of the Peace, Precinct, 3, to replace the retiring Judge Edie Connelly, who has been a community mainstay in south Montgomery […]