County Attorney Lambright talks about what the 2018 elections mean

Conroe, March 8 – Montgomery County Attorney J.D. Lambright spoke with The Golden Hammer about the meaning citizens should take from the results of the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election, and how his office has treated issues involved in County politics. Lambright has been instrumental in fighting for ethics reform and for openness and transparency […]

Citizens take back Montgomery County government, oust Doyal, Davenport

Citizens take back Montgomery County government, oust Doyal, Davenport

Montgomery County, March 7 – In the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election, the citizens of Montgomery County took back their County government, ousted Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport, and sent home a slew of political establishment candidates for other local offices. The citizens of State Representative, District 15, sent […]

Where do you vote?

Montgomery County, March 6 – The following chart, also available online at http://legacy.mctx.org/election/EDPolls.asp?ELID=54, provides voting locations for all 96 voting precincts throughout Montgomery County. On Election Day, today, you must vote at the precinct where you are registered. Please look on your voter registration card to determine the number of your voting precinct.

Montgomery County goes to polls in pivotal election: recommendations

Montgomery County goes to polls in pivotal election: recommendations

Image: State Representative candidate Steve Toth (left) and Montgomery County Judge candidate Mark Keough (right) are two of the leading reformers running in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election. Montgomery County, March 6 – Montgomery County, Texas, faces a pivotal election on March 6, 2018. Will the citizens vote to rid this community of […]

Captain Eaves’ suicide leaves troubling questions about Sheriff’s Office administration: “They failed him miserably”

Conroe, March 5 – The self-inflicted death of Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Captain Randy Eaves has raised questions and criticism among the law enforcement community about the closed nature of Sheriff Rand Henderson’s administration at the top level. “They failed him miserably,” a ranking member in the Sheriff’s Office told The Golden Hammer on the condition […]

Clark’s reform leadership to fight for East Montgomery County provides counterbalance to Doyal, Riley cronyism: February 27 Commissioners Court ratings

Conroe, March 5 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting on February 27, 2018, was another example of Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley pandering for votes, while reform-minded Precinct County Commissioner Jim Clark had to fight against them and for the interests of East Montgomery County. Doyal and […]

Susan Myrick speaks for all of Montgomery County

Susan Myrick speaks for all of Montgomery County

Image: Susan Myrick, who lives in Montgomery County Commissioner’s Precinct 2, spoke to the Commissioners Court on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, about her frustrations with rising property taxes even when her home suffers from flooding as a result of the poor performance of the Commissioners Court officials. Conroe, March 5 – What in the world […]

The case for Mark Keough to be Montgomery County Judge

The case for Mark Keough to be Montgomery County Judge

Image: State Representative Mark Keough filed to run for Montgomery County Judge as a reform candidate to clean up the mess of corruption in the Montgomery County government. Conroe, March 5 – Mark Keough is not perfect, but he knows that. Craig Doyal is not perfect, but he wants us to think he is. Fundamentally, […]

The Golden Hammer’s guides to the County Judge, County Commissioners, and County Treasurer electoral races

Conroe, March 4 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, has received numerous requests to reprint our voter guide/comparison charts for the Montgomery County Judge, Precinct 2 County Commissioner, Precinct 4 County Commissioner, and Montgomery County Treasurer electoral races in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election. The charts follow. Montgomery County Judge: Doyal-Keough […]

Montgomery County Judge Doyal doesn’t care about people’s lives, property around Lake Conroe, cuts off citizen input in discussion of lake water levels

Conroe, March 4 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal rudely shut down the remarks of renowned business and community leader Rigby Owen, Jr., this past Tuesday, February 27, 2018, when Owen spoke to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court and dared to suggest that the San Jacinto River Authority – and Doyal – might want to […]