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 […]

CIA chief visits South Korea amid heightened tension

YOUKYUNG LEE, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — America’s CIA director is making an unannounced visit to South Korea, the U.S. Embassy in Seoul confirmed Monday, amid heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula. An embassy official said Mike Pompeo and his wife were in the South Korean capital on Monday, but wouldn’t say for […]

Stewart announces candidacy for Montgomery County Clerk in 2018 GOP Primary Election

Conroe, March 9 – Montgomery County native Jeanie Stewart has announced her candidacy for Montgomery County Clerk in the 2018 Republican Primary Election. Mark Turnbull, the longtime County Clerk, has not announced whether he will run for re-election to serve another term after his term expires on January 1, 2019. The County Clerk maintains real […]

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 […]