Tuesday June 13 Commissioners Court agenda: Decimation of Hope Highway (Tx-249 tollroad), 14 pages of secretive consent agenda, Gann case, and settlement of Precinct 4 overtime claims

Conroe, June 12 – The Commissioners Court will hold what promises to be a lengthy meeting on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., with an agenda where the Decimation of Hope Highway (Tx-249 tollroad), settlement of the Ricky Gann lawsuit against the Sheriff’s Office, and settlement the Precinct 4 Senior Center employees for their […]

Precinct 2 Commissioner Riley announces run for re-election

Magnolia, June 5 – Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley announced that he is running for re-election in the March, 2018, Republican Primary Election. “I’m excited to announced that I am running for re-election as your Commissioner. We’ve got a lot accomplished over the last few years and I’m looking forward to continuing my service […]

Legal update: “Video-Gate,” TOMA cases progressing slowly (The Davenports, Part 4)

Legal update: “Video-Gate,” TOMA cases progressing slowly (The Davenports, Part 4)

Conroe, June 3 – Two cases vitally important to Montgomery County – the “Video-Gate” investigation of County Judge Craig Doyal and the Texas Open Meetings Act (TOMA) criminal prosecution of Doyal, Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley, and consultant Marc Davenport – are progressing slowly. The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, provides this update after […]

“Video-Gate”: Doyal should face consequences; benchmarking law enforcement

“Video-Gate”: Doyal should face consequences; benchmarking law enforcement

Image: Montgomery County Sheriff Rand Henderson. Conroe, May 30 – The “Video-Gate” scandal involving Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s filming of political advertisements in his official County Judge Office inside the Sadler Administration Building is a test of the integrity of our law enforcement community. There is every reason to believe that Sheriff Rand Henderson […]

The straw has broken the camel’s back: Montgomery County Judge Doyal should resign, due to continuing legal violations and cavalier attitude towards County government

The straw has broken the camel’s back: Montgomery County Judge Doyal should resign, due to continuing legal violations and cavalier attitude towards County government

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: PLEASE NOTICE THIS BREAKING NEWS STORY ABOUT ANOTHER ILLEGAL CRAIG DOYAL VIDEO THAT HE CONTINUES TO SHOW ON HIS CAMPAIGN WEBSITE! (Video at bottom of this article.) ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Conroe, May 22 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal should do what he threatened less than a year ago when the Texas Judicial […]

Doyal campaign ad violates Texas Election Code, state ethics guidelines, County Code of Ethics, constitutes Class A misdemeanor

Doyal campaign ad violates Texas Election Code, state ethics guidelines, County Code of Ethics, constitutes Class A misdemeanor

Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal appearing in campaign ad filed at a conference table inside the County’s Sadler Administration Building. The ad began to air on social media on May 21, 2017. ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Conroe, May 21 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal violated the Texas Election Code and Texas Ethics Commission […]

Morning Extra! State’s brief due May 31 in TOMA case against Doyal, Riley, Davenport

Beaumont, May 16 – The Official Court Reporter of the 221st District Court filed her Reporter’s Record on May 11, 2017. The Beaumont Court of Appeals has established the briefing schedule. The State of Texas’ Brief is due May 31, 2017, since the Court of Appeals is treating the case as an accelerated appeal. Under […]

Help Wanted: Montgomery County Judge.

The Montgomery County government needs a County Judge for 4-year term beginning January 1, 2019, with the following qualifications: Must commit to: Reduce County spending by $100 million by end of 4-year term Invest $40 million of the savings into increasing law enforcement spending to (1) increase “boots on the ground” in line with FBI […]

Help Wanted: Montgomery County Commissioner Precinct 2

The Montgomery County government needs a Precinct 2 County Commissioner for 4-year term beginning January 1, 2019, with the following qualifications: Must commit to: Reduce County spending by $100 million by end of 4-year term Invest $40 million of the savings into increasing law enforcement spending to (1) increase “boots on the ground” in line […]

Open Meetings Act prosecution of Doyal, Riley plods forward in Court of Appeals

ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Beaumont, May 10 – The accelerated pace of the State of Texas’s appeal to the Beaumont Court of Appeals in its prosecution of Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and local political consultant Marc Davenport for violating the Texas Open Meetings Act (TOMA) has slowed slightly. […]

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