Montgomery County JP Mack to run against Keough for County Judge; won’t announce until December

Montgomery County JP Mack to run against Keough for County Judge; won’t announce until December

Image: Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Wayne Mack intends to run against Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough for County Judge in the March 1, 2022, Republican Primary Election. Mack won’t officially announce until December. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Montgomery, February 24 – Precinct 1 Montgomery County Justice of the Peace Wayne […]

BREAKING NEWS! DA Ligon issues statement re arrest of Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough for DWI

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, December 9 – Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon issued a statement this morning with respect to the arrest of Mark Keough, Montgomery County Judge, who faces criminal charges for Driving While Intoxicated arising from the accident he caused on September 10, 2020, around 7:30 a.m. in […]

Breaking News: Montgomery County Judge Keough fulfills campaign promise, as first order of business, by reducing his own salary

Breaking News: Montgomery County Judge Keough fulfills campaign promise, as first order of business, by reducing his own salary

Image: The Moment of the Citizens’ Liberation: Former County Judge Alan Sadler administered the Oath of Office to Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough around 10:35 a.m. on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, at which time the reign of terror of his corrupt predecessor (Craig Doyal) ended. The ceremony was at the Lone Star Convention Center in […]

Outgoing Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal tries to hamstring County Judge-Elect Mark Keough, but outgoing Precinct 4 Commissioner Clark saves County Judge’s office with budget amendment

Conroe and New Caney, January 1 – Revealing that failed Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s animus has no bounds, Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark had to avert a major budget problem for incoming County Judge-Elect Mark Keough for whom Doyal had carefully provided no operating budget whatsoever upon Keough’s coming into office. This past […]

Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal: how bad can a County Judge be?

Conroe, December 18 – Today’s December 18, 2018, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court will bring a close (with just 13 more days) to the tenure of Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, who has illustrated just how bad a Texas County Judge can be. Doyal came into office on January 1, 2015, after serving […]

Agenda item to return County control to Commissioners Court from County Judge at end of lame duck Doyal’s term reveals “Hit List” drove it all along

Agenda item to return County control to Commissioners Court from County Judge at end of lame duck Doyal’s term reveals “Hit List” drove it all along

Image: Lame duck Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal (right), added an agenda item for the December 11, 2018, Commissioners Court meeting at the end of his failed four-year term to return control of County government operations back to the Commissioners Court, rather than the County Judge, thereby revealing the purpose in the County Judge’s control […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court engages in ice machine purchasing folly

Conroe, November 2 – Montgomery County’s Airport already loses more than $688,278 per year of Montgomery County citizens’ tax dollars, but the County Commissioners Court, on October 23, 2018, approved the purchase of an ice machine without even knowing how much money they were spending. The Airport Director, James Brown, failed to provide any backup […]

Zero-Based Budgeting Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s Office

Conroe, June 5 – As Montgomery County’s government moves into the budget season, only one department has openly chosen to utilize zero-base budgeting, which requires managers to build a budget from the ground up, basing spending upon the resources necessary to meet departmental purposes. Currently, the Montgomery County Judge, under the leadership of lame duck […]