First “Golden Hammer Award” of 2019 goes to all four County Commissioners for multi-million dollar Asph-Scam Scandal

Conroe, January 31 – On Tuesday, January 29, 2019, the Publisher of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, presented the first “Golden Hammer Award” for 2019. The presentation concerns the multi-million dollar Asph-Scam Scandal (Asph-Scam’s pronunciation is “AZ-fuh-skam”). The presentation follows: “The first Golden Hammer Award of calendar year 2019 goes to all four […]

Doyal receives “The Golden Hammer Award” for his reckless signing of Court Security Committee letter with no cost estimates

Conroe, July 26 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal received “The Golden Hammer Award” on July 24, 2018, for his recking signing of a County Security Committee letter on June 28, 2018, that called for enormous expenditures of funds to improve the security at the Montgomery County Courthouse. Obviously, there’s nothing wrong with reasonable security […]

Russell makes history by giving first “Citizens’ Golden Hammer Award,” draws attention to $2.7 million waste in FY 2019 Budget for private developer payment

Russell makes history by giving first “Citizens’ Golden Hammer Award,” draws attention to $2.7 million waste in FY 2019 Budget for private developer payment

Image: Renowned conservative Republican activist and GOP Precinct Chair Ginger Russell, the Quiet Lady From Magnolia, made history on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, when she presented the first “Citizens’ Golden Hammer Award,” which will be the new format for all of the “Golden Hammer Awards” in the future. Conroe, June 27 – Renowned conservative Republican […]

King Doyal issues edict setting citizens as lower class: “An elected official is going to get a little more leeway” says the Royal Doyal

King Doyal issues edict setting citizens as lower class: “An elected official is going to get a little more leeway” says the Royal Doyal

Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal thinks of himself as the King and elected officials as the royal family that surrounds him during the February 13, 2018, Commissioners Court meeting. Conroe, February 14 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal told a Commissioners Court packed with citizens that they must abide by rules of decorum and […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Riley, Meador receive Golden Hammer for plundering more than half of million dollars from their much-needed road materials accounts

Conroe, Magnolia, and Willis, December 3 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley and Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador received The Golden Hammer Award – for hammering the taxpayers – on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, during the Commissioners Court meeting for squandering more than $500,000 of budgeted funds for much-needed asphalt and road […]

Montgomery County Government “For Sale”! Part 3: Doyal receives “The Golden Hammer” Award for ties to influence-peddling Marc Davenport, Phonoscope

Montgomery County Government “For Sale”! Part 3: Doyal receives “The Golden Hammer” Award for ties to influence-peddling Marc Davenport, Phonoscope

Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s blank stare formed as he realized that the truth about his corrupt relationship with local political boss Marc Davenport was emerging into the light during “The Golden Hammer Award” presentation at the October 10, 2017, Commissioners Court meeting. Conroe, October 13 – Apparently, “The Golden Hammer Award,” which Montgomery […]

Riley gets “Golden Hammer Award” for his work for higher property taxes, imitates a beet

Image: A beet. Conroe, September 27 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley received “The Golden Hammer Award” for hammering the taxpayers during the Tuesday, September 26, 2017, Commissioners Court meeting. Upon receiving the Award, Riley clearly attempted, by turning bright red, to imitate one of the healthiest vegetables known, the mighty beet. One […]

Animal Shelter, Doyal’s Nepotistic Proclamation keynote August 22 Commissioners Court meeting

Animal Shelter, Doyal’s Nepotistic Proclamation keynote August 22 Commissioners Court meeting

Conroe, August 22 – The Montgomery County Animal Shelter and County Judge Craig Doyal’s nepotistic proclamation honoring his daughter and his daughter’s boss within the County government are two of the highlights of the August 22, 2017, 9:30 a.m., Commissioners Court meeting. There will be a particularly fun “Golden Hammer Award” during the citizen comments. […]

Golden Hammer Award goes to County Library Director Jeri Williams

Golden Hammer Award goes to County Library Director Jeri Williams

Image: The Montgomery County government’s $9.4 million per year libraries are as outdated as this old bookmobile. For failing to protect taxpayers and keep up with the times Conroe, August 11 – Montgomery County Library Director Jerilynne Williams received the “Golden Hammer Award” for hammering the taxpayers in the amount of $9.4 million with her […]

County Budget Workshop redux: The Golden Hammer Award, Meador remembers, Meador forgets, Tammy’s numbers, the scorecard, what they don’t know, the sad librarians

Conroe, July 27 – The Montgomery County Commissioner Court “Budget Workshop” continued on Thursday, July 27, 2017, with County Judge Craig Doyal and the Commissioners. For the taxpayers, it was a depressing affair all the way around. Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador has obviously never found a program on which he would restrain himself […]