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

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: THIS EDITORIAL WAS UPDATED ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2017, TO REFLECT CURRENT EVENTS. 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 […]

Afternoon Extra! Precinct 2 Commissioner candidate Parker states opposition to Woodlands Parkway Extension, suggests focus on defeating liberal incumbent Riley

AFTERNOON EXTRA! Conroe and Magnolia, November 21 – Precinct 2 County Commissioner candidate Gregory Parker has stated his clear opposition to the proposed Woodlands Parkway Extension that incumbent Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner and County Judge Craig Doyal attempted to foist on the citizens of Montgomery County during the May, 2015, road bond referendum that […]

Precinct 2 County Commissioner candidate Parker stresses “Texas values” in campaign kickoff

Precinct 2 County Commissioner candidate Parker stresses “Texas values” in campaign kickoff

Image: Precinct 2 County Commissioner candidate Gregory Parker at the Blackwood Gun Club in Conroe on October 23, 2017. Conroe, October 23 – “I’m fighting to bring Texas values back into the Precinct 2 County Commissioner’s office,” explained Gregory Parker, a former Republican Comal County Commissioner who is running against two others for Montgomery County’s […]

Candidates Keough (for County Judge), Dawson (for Precinct 2 Commissioner), and Parker (also for Precinct 2 Commissioner) comment on The Golden Hammer’s article about Doyal, Riley using Precinct 2 as free personal storage facility

Magnolia and The Woodlands, August 25 – In response to the article in the August 24, 2017, edition of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, about Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Riley using the Precinct 2 barnyard’s highly-secured, gated, fenced, and barb-wired storage area for their private property, this […]

Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner candidate Parker calls for “punitive” County ethics reforms

Conroe, August 18 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner candidate Gregory Parker called for “punitive” ethics reforms concerned nepotism and conflicts of interest for the entire County government. Nepotism has been a particularly strong issue in the Precinct of County Commissioner Charlie Riley, whom Parker and local businessman Brian Dawson are challenging, after Riley created […]

Breaking News! Ex-Comal County HR Director Grazioli reveals truth about Precinct 2 Commissioner candidate Gregory Parker!

Breaking News! New Braunfels, August 8 – Retired Comal County Human Resources Director Robert J. Grazioli, CMSgt (Ret. USAF), MHR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, has revealed some truths about Precinct 2 County Commissioner candidate Gregory Parker who served as a Comal County Commissioner from 2005 to 2012. Grazioli saw the article about Parker in the August 8, […]

Budget numbers show Commissioner Riley makes a mess of road and bridge operations in Precinct 2 (part 2 of a 4-part series)

Budget numbers show Commissioner Riley makes a mess of road and bridge operations in Precinct 2 (part 2 of a 4-part series)

Image: Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley salutes some of his constituents. Magnolia, May 15 – Charlie Riley, Precinct 2 County Commissioner of Montgomery County, has terribly managed the road and bridge maintenance and construction in the southwest part of this community which he is supposed to represent. Riley is out of touch mainly […]

The biggest victims of the $73 million Doyal-Riley Decimation of Hope Highway debacle are the citizens of Montgomery County Commissioners Precinct 2

The biggest victims of the $73 million Doyal-Riley Decimation of Hope Highway debacle are the citizens of Montgomery County Commissioners Precinct 2

Image: Looking west on F.M. 1488 in front of the entrance to Mostyn Manor where the road switches from a 4-lane to a 2-lane thoroughfare. Magnolia and Conroe, May 8 – The biggest victims of the $73 million 3.6 mile Tx-249 Extension Toll Road, also known as the Decimation of Hope Highway, are the citizens […]

Constable De Forest (a Doyal “Hit List” Member) Calls for Greater Commissioners Court Support for Law Enforcement

Constable De Forest (a Doyal “Hit List” Member) Calls for Greater Commissioners Court Support for Law Enforcement

Conroe, February 24 – Precinct 2 Constable Gene De Forest, a member of County Judge Craig Doyal’s “Hit List” of County employees who have not backed him politically, has called for greater Commissioners Court support for law enforcement. De Forest said, “I’ve been there for commissioners and our community in times of natural disasters and […]