BREAKING NEWS! Montgomery County DA Ligon recuses himself from TCOLE case involving Constable Hayden, District Judge to determine direction

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, August 1 – Montgomery County District Attorney and the District Attorney’s Office have recused themselves from the case involving the Texas Commissioner on Law Enforcement’s (TCOLE) investigation of Precinct 4 Montgomery County Constable Kenneth “Rowdy” Hayden and his Chief Deputy Barry Welch. The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, has confirmed that […]

County Attorney Lambright calls for creation of Inspector General’s Office in Montgomery County to handle ethics, corruption issues

Conroe, June 25 – Partly as a party of discussions he and District Attorney Brett Ligon have had for a couple of years and partly in response to an article in The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, Montgomery County Attorney J.D. Lambright has called for creation of an Inspector General’s Office within the County […]

After two and a half years of savage ethics problems, Montgomery County needs a Special Public Integrity Prosecutor independent of politics

After two and a half years of savage ethics problems, Montgomery County needs a Special Public Integrity Prosecutor independent of politics

Image: District Attorney Brett Ligon. Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer Despite how good a lawyer and prosecutor Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon is, it’s way past the time for him to designate a Special Public Integrity Prosecutor (SPIP) inside the District Attorney’s Office. The SPIP should be independent of Ligon, and his or her staff should […]

Montgomery County DA pursues discriminatory investigation of Sheriff’s Captain Hall for personal use of County government property

Montgomery County DA pursues discriminatory investigation of Sheriff’s Captain Hall for personal use of County government property

Image: Captain Damon Hall, Homeland Security Division, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. Conroe, June 20 – Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon is investigating Damon W. Hall, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Captain over the Homeland Security and Special Operations Division, for allegations of abuse of official capacity, which seem intensely discriminatory against Captain Hall given […]

Pulliam’s statement calls Montgomery County District Attorney’s decision not to prosecute County Treasurer into question

Conroe, May 13 – Yesterday, one of the two primary requestors of Montgomery County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport’s office procedures manual under the Texas Open Records Act, called into serious question the decision of Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon not to prosecute. Justin Pulliam, the businessman who requested the documents that County Treasurer Republican nominee […]

Montgomery County DA’s Office punts prosecution of Treasurer Davenport over disclosure of employee social security numbers, dates of birth

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, May 11 – The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office punted prosecution of County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport with respect to her release of names, dates of birth, and social security numbers as part of her disclosure of her office procedures manual. Davenport had argued that she needed to withhold the entire manual from […]

With an intelligent leader willing to acknowledge his mistakes, the Sheriff’s Office has a strong possibility – but not a certainty – to recover from the Davenport era

Conroe, April 29 – The past two months have been terrible for Sheriff Rand Henderson and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. Here’s the tragic timeline since the end of February, 2018: Wednesday, February 21 – Sheriff Henderson ended his political connections to corrupt local political boss Marc Davenport, the head of the Davenport Ring, after […]

Montgomery County DA Ligon backs Parker for Precinct 2 Commissioner: “There comes a time when you have to say enough is enough”

Montgomery County DA Ligon backs Parker for Precinct 2 Commissioner: “There comes a time when you have to say enough is enough”

Image: During a Greg Parker campaign event in Magnolia on April 17, 2018, Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon backed former Comal County Commissioner Gregory Parker for Precinct 2 County Commissioner in the May 22, 2018, Republican Runoff Election. Magnolia, April 18 – Montgomery County District Attorney formally backed former Comal County Commissioner Gregory Parker […]

Parker, Russell question ethics of Commissioner Riley doing County business where “Charlie Riley Band” member is involved

Magnolia and Conroe, April 9 – Greg Parker, who is the conservative reform candidate in the May 22, 2018, Republican Runoff Election against Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, has called into question the ethics of Riley’s approval of a plat where the surveyor is a member of the so-called “Charlie Riley Band,” the political […]

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