Montgomery County Clerk candidates run sparse campaigns

Conroe, January 21 – The two candidates for Montgomery County Clerk both are running sparse campaigns.  Incumbent County Clerk Mark Turnbull filed his Campaign Finance Report covering the period from July 1 to December 31, 2017, on January 3, 2018, while his challenger, Jeanie Stewart, filed her report on January 12, 2018. Both filings were […]

Reform hero, former Montgomery County government leader Bosma announces his 2018 endorsements

Reform hero, former Montgomery County government leader Bosma announces his 2018 endorsements

Image: Former Montgomery County Director of Infrastructure Mark Bosma who ran for Montgomery County Judge as a Republican in 2014 but lost to Craig Doyal in the Republican Runoff Election. Conroe and Ingram, January 13 – Reform leader and hero and former Montgomery County Director of Infrastructure Mark Bosma, who has been central to efforts […]

The Golden Hammer endorses Mark Turnbull for re-election as Montgomery County Clerk

The Golden Hammer endorses Mark Turnbull for re-election as Montgomery County Clerk

Image: Montgomery County Clerk Mark Turnbull. Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, endorses Mark Turnbull for re-election as Montgomery County Clerk in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election. Turnbull is one of the premier county clerks in Texas. He’s also one of the most competent elected officials in […]

Zeaolous candidates file during first hour of March 2018 Republican Primary Election filing period

Conroe, November 12 – A rush of zealous candidates for the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election swarmed upon the Republican Party Headquarters on Saturday, November 12, 2017. “More positive reforms are coming,” Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark announced as he became the first candidate officially to file for a position on the ballot […]

BREAKING NEWS: District Clerk candidate Miller issues somber statement critical of District Clerk’s office error delaying execution date of Trotter’s convicted murderer

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, October 26 – Former 19-year District Clerk employee and candidate for Montgomery County District Clerk in the March 2018 Republican Primary Election Melisa Miller issued a somber statement upon learning of the mistake in District Clerk Barbara Adamick’s office which is resulting in the delay of the execution date of Larry Swearing, […]

The Golden Hammer recognizes spending reduction leaders

The Golden Hammer recognizes spending reduction leaders

Image: Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack, left, and State Representative and candidate for Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough, right. Conroe, September 15 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, recognized the County government leaders who reduced their departmental spending for the coming Fiscal Year 2018 Budget along with the two members of the […]

County Judge’s proclaimed spending reduction is actually Noack’s, Clark’s spending reduction!

County Judge’s proclaimed spending reduction is actually Noack’s, Clark’s spending reduction!

Image: Precinct 3 Constable Ryan Gable (back to camera) speaking to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on Thursday, July 27, 2018. Court members, left to right, Jim Clark (Precinct 4), James Noack (Precinct 3), Judge Craig Doyal, Charlie Riley (Precinct 2), and Mike Meador (Precinct 1). Conroe, July 27 – County Judge Craig Doyal and […]

County Clerk Mark Turnbull makes outstanding budget presentation, shows historical efficiency of his County Clerk’s Office

July 26 – The highlight of yesterday’s “budget workshop” before the Montgomery County Commissioners Court was County Clerk Mark Turnbull’s budget presentation for his County Clerk’s Office and for the Court Collection Department. Turnbull made a video in which he explained the historical levels of his Office’s budget in comparison to what he termed the […]

Judge James Metts receives The Golden Hammer Award for costing Montgomery County millions each year with NetData computer debacle

Conroe, July 12 – Judge James Metts, who is the Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace, received The Golden Hammer Award at the Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Commissioners Court meeting for his foisting the NetData database system on Montgomery County, which has cost the County government several million dollars per year in lost fines and […]

County judge, commissioners file personal financial statements to meet May 1 deadline, explain the mystery why they support greater government spending

ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Conroe, May 4 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and the four County Commissioners – Mike Meador, Charlie Riley, James Noack, and Jim Clark – filed their personal financial statements with Montgomery County Clerk Mark Turnbull by May 1, 2017, the deadline. The statements, required under Chapter 572 of the Texas […]