Doyal, Riley receive “Golden Hammer Award” for causing Open Meetings Act litigation with cost to Montgomery County taxpayers of several hundred thousand dollars

Doyal, Riley receive “Golden Hammer Award” for causing Open Meetings Act litigation with cost to Montgomery County taxpayers of several hundred thousand dollars

Conroe, April 12 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley received a very serious “Golden Hammer Award” yesterday during the meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court for their secrecy and anti-openness which led to the costly criminal prosecution of them under the Texas Open Meetings Act (TOMA). The […]

BREAKING NEWS: Jackson shocks Montgomery County with resignation as Animal Shelter Director

Conroe, March 29 – Montgomery County Animal Shelter Director Charles W. Jackson shocked the animal-caring community this morning by announcing his resignation as the Shelter’s Director effective April 14, 2017. Jackson met with County Judge Craig Doyal to give him the terrible news. Jackson began his work as the Animal Shelter Director only a little […]

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 […]

Community sage O’Sullivan calls on County Judge, Commissioners to Focus on Budget Reform

Community sage O’Sullivan calls on County Judge, Commissioners to Focus on Budget Reform

Image: U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (left) getting sound advice from Montgomery County community leader Bill O’Sullivan (right). Conroe, February 14 – Community activist and sage Bill O’Sullivan called on Montgomery County elected leaders to focus on the real reform necessary to reduce the pressure on taxes, “real budget reform.” Speaking to County Judge Craig Doyal and […]

Jackson, County Animal Shelter Stride Forward

Jackson, County Animal Shelter Stride Forward

  Conroe, February 1 – The Montgomery County Animal Shelter (MCAS), under the direction of new Director Charles Jackson who has been in the position only 51 days, is making great strides forward to become an animal-friendly and -caring facility, while welcoming the public, volunteers, fosters, rescue groups, and others whom MCAS had chased away […]

Doyal Salvageable, But Only If He Listens

Conroe, January 29 – County Judge Craig Doyal is salvageable, but he faces a rough and rigorous road over which he must traverse, while acting with patience and perseverance. Mostly, he must listen. We must not give up on him. We must work to change his heart. Once upon a time, a long, long time […]

Craig Doyal and the “Zungguzungguguzungguzeng” Method

Craig Doyal and the “Zungguzungguguzungguzeng” Method

Magnolia, January 22, 2017 – There’s an interesting contrast between the pro-reform citizens in Montgomery County, which group includes Commissioner James Noack, former State Representative Steve Toth, and Texas Patriots Tea Party PAC Treasurer Bill O’ Sullivan, among thousands of others, and the “establishment,” anti-reform supporters of County Judge Craig Doyal. The former pro-reform group […]