Commissioner Charlie Riley sticks his foot in his mouth (again), makes clear he doesn’t understand “The Golden Hammer”

Commissioner Charlie Riley sticks his foot in his mouth (again), makes clear he doesn’t understand “The Golden Hammer”

Conroe, July 14 – Open mouth. Insert foot. So it went for Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley who expressed his ignorance of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and of Montgomery County Courthouse security procedures. Riley, a regular recipient of “The Golden Hammer Award” which recognizes County officials who “hammer the […]

BREAKING NEWS! Sheriff’s Office responds to The Golden Hammer’s inquiry, issues press release that they’ve completed investigation and turned “Video-Gate” file back to Montgomery County District Attorney for prosecution

BREAKING NEWS! Sheriff’s Office responds to The Golden Hammer’s inquiry, issues press release that they’ve completed investigation and turned “Video-Gate” file back to Montgomery County District Attorney for prosecution

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, June 8 – Yesterday morning, June 7, 2017, The Golden Hammer‘s Publisher contacted Lieutenant Scott Spencer, the Public Affairs Officer for the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) to inquire about the status of the investigation into the “Video-Gate” scandal wherein Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal filmed a political advertisement for his County Judge […]

Should citizens tolerate a PR guy blocking communications with elected officials? (The Davenports, Part 3)

Should citizens tolerate a PR guy blocking communications with elected officials? (The Davenports, Part 3)

Image: The Davenports: County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport and political consultant Marc Davenport at a Chamber event earlier this year. Conroe, June 2 – In response to a mere question raised to one of Marc Davenport’s political consulting clients about a certain activity with which Davenport is involved, The Golden Hammer received the correspondence below on May […]

The Golden Hammer, County watchdog, celebrates 100 days of publication

The Golden Hammer, County watchdog, celebrates 100 days of publication

Conroe, April 23 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, celebrates 100 days of publication today. The online newspaper began publication at 12:01 a.m., Saturday, January 14, 2017. For the first three weeks, the paper published weekly. It also had some major kinks to work out. One of them was the appearance. In its […]

The Golden Hammer shouts “FOUL!” to national media over CBO report coverage on American Health Care Act

The Woodlands, March 13 – The Golden Hammer‘s Publisher Eric Yollick stated that he is “furious”, “enraged”, and “appalled” over the national media’s terrible coverage of the Congressional Budget Office’s report regarding the American Health Care Act. Yollick cried “FOUL!” “The national news media only has covered the number of people who might have less health […]

County Attorney Jerry Don “Ice Man” Lambright Receives Golden Ice Ax for Complete Contract Mismanagement and Failure to Enforce County’s Legal Rights Regarding Allendale-Greenbough Flooding Problems

County Attorney Jerry Don “Ice Man” Lambright Receives Golden Ice Ax for Complete Contract Mismanagement and Failure to Enforce County’s Legal Rights Regarding Allendale-Greenbough Flooding Problems

Image: The Golden Ice Ax sits on the left side of the County Clerk’s table after County Attorney Jerry Don “Ice Man” Lambright (seated in back) refused to accept it graciously in front of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on February 14, 2017. Conroe, February 14 – The Golden Hammer presented “The Golden Ice Ax” […]

The Golden Hammer’s Local “Week in Review”

Conroe, February 19 – Here’s some highlights of what happened in politics and government in Montgomery County during the past week. “County Attorney Lambright Ghost-Edits, Partly Writes Fake News Story in Courier Blog to Slam Critic Yollick; Agador Sparatacus Exposed” (February 10, 2017). County Attorney J.D. Lambright ghost-wrote a Courier article under a reporter’s name to […]

CONCERNED CITIZENS’ COMMENTS TURN INTO 2 FELONY ARRESTS LESS THAN 15 HOURS LATER

New Caney, February 18 – Precinct 4 Constable Rowdy Hayden’s team made two felony drug arrests after receiving a tip from a concerned citizen made in response to an article which appeared in The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading newspaper. The Golden Hammer brought the comment to the attention of the law enforcement authorities. The citizen and […]

Doyal Succumbs to Citizen Demands for Homestead Exemption, Then Tries to Take Credit for 10% Homestead Exemption; Doyal’s War Against The Taxpayers (WATT) Continues

Doyal Succumbs to Citizen Demands for Homestead Exemption, Then Tries to Take Credit for 10% Homestead Exemption; Doyal’s War Against The Taxpayers (WATT) Continues

Conroe, February 14 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to approve a property tax exemption on 10% of the value of all homesteads, but it was a tough road to get to that point. The exemption discussion between with a study by political activist Kelli Cook and an article that appeared on January […]

BREAKING NEWS: Noack Calls for County Homestead Exemption

BREAKING NEWS: Noack Calls for County Homestead Exemption

The Woodlands, January 30 – Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack has asked Montgomery County Tax Assessor-Collector Tammy McRae to perform an analysis of the impact of a general homestead exemption on both the taxpayers of Montgomery County and the County budget. Noack has submitted to the County Judge’s Office an agenda item for the […]