Breaking News: District Attorney Ligon assisting Davenport child sexual abuse complainant to facilitate involvement of Houston Police Department Sex Crimes Unit

Breaking News: District Attorney Ligon assisting Davenport child sexual abuse complainant to facilitate involvement of Houston Police Department Sex Crimes Unit

Image: Left to right, Marc Davenport and Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal. BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, February 20 – Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon and J. Tyler Dunman, Chief of the Special Crimes Unit of Ligon’s Office, issued the following statement today around mid-day concerning the allegations of child sexual abuse against corrupt local political […]

Montgomery County DA announces Super Bowl weekend DWI enforcement

Conroe, February 1 – Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon announced that, starting February 2, 2017, Montgomery County law enforcement agencies will begin to conduct increased DWI enforcement to send a strong message to drivers that driving while intoxicated in Montgomery County will not be tolerated this Super Bowl weekend. These increased operations will continue through […]

Capital murder conviction for 1998 burning of Robert Middleton stands, thanks to outstanding work by County Attorney Lambright and DA Ligon

Conroe and Austin, December 22 – On Friday, October 20, 2017, the Supreme Court of Texas denied Don Collins’s request to have his capital murder conviction reviewed by that court. District Attorney Brett Ligon and County Attorney J D Lambright have both expressed their satisfaction with the ruling. District Attorney Ligon commented that “the prosecutors who […]

Power Top Ten #3: District Attorney Brett Ligon

Power Top Ten #3: District Attorney Brett Ligon

Image: Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon. Conroe, December 22 – District Attorney Brett Ligon is the 3rd most powerful person in Montgomery County. The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, continues the tradition of listing the Power Top Ten, the ten most powerful people in Montgomery County. The Power Top Ten doesn’t commemorate the […]

Editorial Update: Montgomery County’s Spaceman: ethics can’t be “aspirational” if we can’t even reach the floor, plus a tribute to two courageous ladies

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: THIS EDITORIAL WAS UPDATED ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2017, TO REFLECT CURRENT EVENTS. Eric Yollick, Publisher, The Golden Hammer Back in February when the Montgomery County Commissioners Court considered whether to pass a Code of Ethics in order to comply with a Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) requirement, so the County could continue to […]

District Attorney Ligon announces “community based prosecution liaison program” with Sheriff’s Office

Conroe, November 1 – Effective November 1, 2017, the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office will be partnering with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office in a new community based prosecution liaison program in an effort to increase communication and collaboration between the two agencies. As part of this program, individual prosecutor teams will serve as liaisons […]

Wasting Tax Dollars, Part 2: District Clerk Adamick’s giant error

Conroe, October 28 – On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, District Attorney Brett Ligon received some news that sickened him and a gigantic swath of the caring citizens of Montgomery County: convicted capital murderer Larry Ray Swearingen’s November 16 execution had to be stayed and delayed, because Montgomery County District Clerk Barbara Gladden Adamick failed to […]

BREAKING NEWS: District Clerk candidate Miller issues somber statement critical of District Clerk’s office error delaying execution date of Trotter’s convicted murderer

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, October 26 – Former 19-year District Clerk employee and candidate for Montgomery County District Clerk in the March 2018 Republican Primary Election Melisa Miller issued a somber statement upon learning of the mistake in District Clerk Barbara Adamick’s office which is resulting in the delay of the execution date of Larry Swearing, […]

DA Ligon issues remarkable press release regarding story about death row inmate Anthony Shore sought to take responsibility for Trotter’s death

Conroe, October 18 – Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon issued the following press release, which is both very well written and speaks for itself. It recounts some intriguing circumstances. The following is the Press Release: “On the eve of his scheduled execution, death row inmate Anthony Allen Shore told Montgomery County district attorney’s investigators […]

BREAKING NEWS: Grand Jury to hear testimony regarding County Judge Doyal, Commissioner Riley use of County property, services for personal, campaign purposes

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, October 17 – The Montgomery County Grand Jury will hear testimony from several County employees on Thursday, October 19, 2017, regarding the alleged use of County property and services for personal and campaign purposes by Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley and County Judge Craig Doyal. At least seven current or former […]

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