Riley’s best friend Gage has to admit “the infrastructure is way behind” but offers his support anyway

Conroe, April 12 – Former Montgomery County Sheriff Tommy Gage spoke before the Commissioners Court on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, and had to admit that, under his best friend’s Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley’s poor performance, “the infrastructure is way behind.” Nevertheless, in the second half of his comments Gage remembered that he was […]

Montgomery County Sheriff Rand Henderson responds with candor to patrol officers’ critical letter: The Golden Hammer interview

Montgomery County Sheriff Rand Henderson responds with candor to patrol officers’ critical letter: The Golden Hammer interview

Image: Left to right, Montgomery County Sheriff Rand Henderson, former Maricopa County (Arizona) Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and former Graham County (Arizona) Sheriff Richard Mack. Sheriff Henderson sat down with The Golden Hammer yesterday to respond to the patrol officers’ letter critical of his Sheriff administration in the following complete interview. Conroe, March 15 – Sheriff Rand […]

Metts to hold rally to announce he’s seeking higher office in celebration of sexual harassment; one speaker demurs

New Caney, December 6 – Rather than resigning from office as a result of the sexual harassment he committed, JP James Metts, a member of the corrupt Davenport Ring in Montgomery County, will announce on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 10 a.m. that he’ll actually seek higher office by running against incumbent Precinct 4 County […]

Why Charlie Riley had to get Deanne a job: the full story

Why Charlie Riley had to get Deanne a job: the full story

Image: Some personnel from Precinct 5 Constable David Hill’s office, June 28, 2017, left to right: Deanne Riley (receptionist), Chris Jones (Chief Deputy), Billy Masden (Captain), and Rebecca Stauth (receptionist). Magnolia and Conroe, October 31 – Before the end of the year in 2016, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley realized he had to get […]

Two Harvey-related letters that should make us all feel a little better

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: The flooding of this area from Tropical Storm Harvey and the San Jacinto River Authority devastated our community between August 28 and September 1, 2017. Montgomery County volunteers came out by the thousands to do the work to help our neighbors, friends, and family after the terrible largely man-made flooding. The Golden Hammer received […]

Editorial: On County government ethics, the citizens must go it alone; on County government spending, however, it’s a very different look and feel

Editorial: On County government ethics, the citizens must go it alone; on County government spending, however, it’s a very different look and feel

WARNING: IF YOU ONLY LIKE TO READ MATERIAL THAT AGREES WITH YOUR OPINIONS, YOU SHOULD NOT READ THIS EDITORIAL. ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer The Woodlands, June 9 – The decision of Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon this morning not to pursue criminal charges against Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal for filming political advertisements inside […]

“Video-Gate”: Doyal should face consequences; benchmarking law enforcement

“Video-Gate”: Doyal should face consequences; benchmarking law enforcement

Image: Montgomery County Sheriff Rand Henderson. Conroe, May 30 – The “Video-Gate” scandal involving Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s filming of political advertisements in his official County Judge Office inside the Sadler Administration Building is a test of the integrity of our law enforcement community. There is every reason to believe that Sheriff Rand Henderson […]

BREAKING NEWS: After County Attorney J.D. Lambright Shows Great Leadership, County Commissioners Vote to Name Five-Member Ethics Committee

Conroe, March 28 – Could County Attorney JD Lambright be melting the frost in the citizens’ hearts towards his policies? Perhaps, because the County Attorney showed great leadership during today’s March 28 Commissioners Court meeting when the Court addressed the appointment of five individuals to the Ethics Committee which will have weak enforcement powers to […]