Embattled ESD #10 fails to address ethics issues in Annual Audit Report to Commissioners Court, as County Judge Keough proposes to sweep sex, diamonds, ethics lapses under secretive “consent agenda”

Embattled ESD #10 fails to address ethics issues in Annual Audit Report to Commissioners Court, as County Judge Keough proposes to sweep sex, diamonds, ethics lapses under secretive “consent agenda”

Image: Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief Elise Noriega, who has never had any fire training, has repeatedly failed her firefighter certification examination, and receives $142,000 per year, plus other benefits. Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough has attempted to sweep the sex, diamonds, and other ethics lapses under the rug of the super-secretive “consent […]

Former Magnolia Fire Chief Vincent pleads guilty to Abuse of Official Capacity, as ESD #10 seeks to recover from Riley-driven sex scandal

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Magnolia, May 28 – Former Magnolia Fire Chief Gary Vincent, who, along with Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley, was at the epicenter of the scandal involving Emergency Services District #10 (ESD #10), which this newspaper broker earlier this year, pled guilty to Abuse of Official Capacity […]

ESD “Operating Guide,” lawyer’s admission to The Golden Hammer highlight malfeasance of Riley, ESD #10 Board regarding Magnolia VFD financial, sex scandal

ESD “Operating Guide,” lawyer’s admission to The Golden Hammer highlight malfeasance of Riley, ESD #10 Board regarding Magnolia VFD financial, sex scandal

Image: Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley ought to stop clowning around with public dollars. He and the disappearing Board of Directors of ESD #10 are directly responsible for the financial and sex scandals, which plagued the Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Magnolia, March 25 – Every layer of secrecy […]

Montgomery County Judge Keough bags worst “consent agenda” ever for Commissioners Court meeting in midst of ESD #10 scandal

Montgomery County Judge Keough bags worst “consent agenda” ever for Commissioners Court meeting in midst of ESD #10 scandal

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough bagged the worst super-secretive “consent agenda” ever for the Tuesday, March 9, 2021, Commissioners Court meeting in the midst of the Emergency Services District #10 scandal. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, March 9 – Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough’s agenda for the March 9, 2021, Commissioners Court meeting, […]

The buck stops here – with Commissioner Charlie Riley and County Auditor Rakesh Pandey – for reform of scandalous Montgomery County ESD #10

The buck stops here – with Commissioner Charlie Riley and County Auditor Rakesh Pandey – for reform of scandalous Montgomery County ESD #10

Image: In order to reform the scandalous Montgomery County Emergency Services District #10 in Magnolia, the responsibility clearly lies at the feet of Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley and Montgomery County Auditor Rakesh Pandey, as well as the entire Montgomery County Commissioners Court. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Magnolia, March 8 […]

Riley, Gage, possibly others must bear blame for Magnolia VFD sex, financial scandal

Riley, Gage, possibly others must bear blame for Magnolia VFD sex, financial scandal

Image: Tommy Gage (left), the Assistant Treasurer of Emergency Service District #10, and Charlie Riley (right), Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner, must bear the blame for the Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department sex scandal involving former Fire Chief Gary Vincent and his Assistant Chief Elise Noriega. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Magnolia, March 4 – The […]

Sex, diamonds, misuse of public funds sink Magnolia VFD into abyss of treachery under terminated Chief Vincent

Sex, diamonds, misuse of public funds sink Magnolia VFD into abyss of treachery under terminated Chief Vincent

Image: Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief Elise Noriega, who has never had any fire training, and receives $142,000 per year, plus other benefits. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Magnolia, March 2 – Sex, diamonds, and the misuse of public funds have besmirched the Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department (MVFD) and created a leadership mess, […]

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

JUAN ZAMORANO, Associated Press KATHIA MARTINEZ, Associated Press PANAMA CITY (AP) — Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, a onetime U.S. ally who was ousted by an American invasion in 1989, died late Monday at age 83. Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela wrote in his Twitter account that “the death of Manuel A. Noriega closes a […]