Montgomery County’s new “budget office” is a bureaucratic budget disaster with bloated budget to boot; don’t forget the water cooler (!)

Image: Robert Earl Hughes was the heaviest man in recorded history. At his peak, he weighed 1,069 pounds. At his death at the age of 32, Hughes weighed 1,041 pounds. Conroe, August 22 – Montgomery County’s new “budget office,” which Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 3 County Commissioner touted as some sort of […]

Elected official to Marie Moore: “You need to give your heart to Jesus because the rest of you belongs to us”

Elected official to Marie Moore: “You need to give your heart to Jesus because the rest of you belongs to us”

Conroe, March 23 – Precinct 4 Administrator Marie Moore who now works for County Commissioner Jim Clark at his office in New Caney was the subject of a story in a blog which attempts to compete with The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper. That blog failed to provide the full story which Moore disclosed […]

Heavy Trash Day set for East Montgomery County on AFD (no joke)

New Caney, March 22 − Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark has announced the next “Heavy Trash Day” will take place on April 1st from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Golden Hammer‘s Publisher Eric Yollick immediately responded, “I hope that Commissioner Clark is not making a reference to my weight.” East Montgomery County residents will get […]

There really are two political parties in Montgomery County

Conroe, March 20 – There really are two political parties in Montgomery County. They’re just not the two you might think they are. It’s not the Republicans and the other party. One Thursday night, the last powerful other party politician in Montgomery County , Precinct 2 Commissioner Malcolm Purvis, came before the Candidates Committee of […]

Treasurer Davenport: “There’s a huge lack of integrity there” in the County Human Resources Department

Treasurer Davenport: “There’s a huge lack of integrity there” in the County Human Resources Department

Image: County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport (left) with her husband, Marc Davenport, the brilliant local political consultant (right). Conroe, March 14 – In an unusual juxtaposition and irony, County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport accused County Human Resources Director Dodi Shaw and her staff of “a huge lack of integrity there.” Davenport then proceeded to refuse to identify […]

Doyal Succumbs to Citizen Demands for Homestead Exemption, Then Tries to Take Credit for 10% Homestead Exemption; Doyal’s War Against The Taxpayers (WATT) Continues

Doyal Succumbs to Citizen Demands for Homestead Exemption, Then Tries to Take Credit for 10% Homestead Exemption; Doyal’s War Against The Taxpayers (WATT) Continues

Conroe, February 14 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to approve a property tax exemption on 10% of the value of all homesteads, but it was a tough road to get to that point. The exemption discussion between with a study by political activist Kelli Cook and an article that appeared on January […]

WHY I SHOULD BE YOUR MONTGOMERY COUNTY ELECTED OFFICIAL

You should elect me as your Montgomery County elected official. I’m a big believer in the sacrifice of public service. One of the primary platform planks of my campaign is “I want to win.” I’m conservative. I’m pro-business. I’m a huge supporter of family values. Please vote for my platform and for me. I attend […]