Montgomery County Judge Keough, Sheriff Henderson confront each other over Courthouse security, as Keough loses vote 4-1

Montgomery County Judge Keough, Sheriff Henderson confront each other over Courthouse security, as Keough loses vote 4-1

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough lost his temper at Montgomery County Sheriff Rand Henderson, when the Commissioners Court voted to use $2 million of American Rescue Plan Act funds for Courthouse security rather than to give those funds to Keough to spend as he wanted. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April 27 – […]

Conservative Republican Russell’s damning yellow flyers, Part 2 of 2: Giant loss of taxpayer funds chargeable to Montgomery County’s Riley, Keough, Metts

Conservative Republican Russell’s damning yellow flyers, Part 2 of 2: Giant loss of taxpayer funds chargeable to Montgomery County’s Riley, Keough, Metts

Image: Conservative Republican leader Ginger Russell, the “Quiet Lady From Magnolia,” has fearlessly criticized Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley and his unpopular running mates, County Judge Mark Keough and Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Magnolia, The Woodlands, Conroe, and New Caney, February 23 – Clearly, there is a […]

Conservative Republican Russell’s damning yellow flyers, Part 1 of 2: Riley, “Team Keough” weakly attempt to respond

Conservative Republican Russell’s damning yellow flyers, Part 1 of 2: Riley, “Team Keough” weakly attempt to respond

Image: Longtime conservative Republican political activist Ginger Russell’s yellow flyers are giving Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley, County Judge Mark Keough, and Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts fits, because the truth about their fiscal irresponsibility on the Montgomery County Commissioners Court imperils their lucrative jobs in the face of the March 1, 2022, […]

The Present Problems With “Team Keough” (Keough, Riley, Metts), Part 2: Government Closing Down Churches

The Present Problems With “Team Keough” (Keough, Riley, Metts), Part 2: Government Closing Down Churches

Image: Under the First Amendment, the government may “make no law…prohibiting the free exercise” of religion. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, Magnolia, and New Caney, February 8 – On March 27, 2020, in a panic based upon what he concedes was an “alternative reality,” County Judge Mark Keough ordered all “churches, synagogues, mosques, or […]

The present problems with “Team Keough” (Keough, Riley, Metts), Part 1: The Big Lie, paranoia

The present problems with “Team Keough” (Keough, Riley, Metts), Part 1: The Big Lie, paranoia

Image: With challengers Dr. Billy Graff (left) and Montgomery County Mayor Sara Countryman (right) listening, a red-faced Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough addressed the Montgomery County Republican Women candidate forum on Monday, January 31, 2022. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, Magnolia, and New Caney, February 7 – In response to a question at the […]

Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Riley joins “team” lies about keeping Montgomery County “open” during pandemic

Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Riley joins “team” lies about keeping Montgomery County “open” during pandemic

Image: Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley’s campaign mailer, received in homes across his Commissioner Precinct during the past week, in which he lied about keeping Montgomery County “open” during the pandemic. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Magnolia and Conroe, February 4 – Precinct 2 residents received a political campaign mailer this week from […]

Power Top Ten (Montgomery County) #3: Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley

Power Top Ten (Montgomery County) #3: Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley

Image: Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley inspects a pothole in one of the roads he maintains near Indigo Lake Estates. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Magnolia and Conroe, December 22 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley is the Third Most Powerful of the Power Top Ten, the ten most powerful people in […]

Riley faction in Montgomery County Commissioners Court votes against Hausmann, in favor of Smith for Appraisal District Board

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, December 9 – In a display of voting by a majority of the Montgomery County Commissioner Court which clearly had worked out exactly how they’d vote in advance of the meeting, the Commissioners Court voted 3 to 2 against casting the County government’s votes for Peggy Hausmann for the […]

Editorial: There is one embarrassingly accurate argument in favor of Woodlands incorporation

Eric Yollick, Editor-in-Chief, The Golden Hammer Woodlands incorporation as a city is a terrible idea. It will destroy the hometown feel of The Woodlands subdivision and the vision for the community of its amazing Founder George Mitchell. Incorporation will result in huge tax increases, unfriendly city ordinances, as well as the fines, fees, and citations that […]

Keough, Commissioners Court place Major Thoroughfare Plan on super-secret “consent” agenda, even though it involves enormous spending, planning issues, such as Woodlands Parkway Extension

Keough, Commissioners Court place Major Thoroughfare Plan on super-secret “consent” agenda, even though it involves enormous spending, planning issues, such as Woodlands Parkway Extension

Image: Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley’s mailer that he sent during the last week of the May 22, 2018, Republican Runoff Election. Riley is proceeding with construction of the Woodlands Parkway Extension by another name, the Woodtrace Boulevard Extension, under the Major Thoroughfare Plan, which the Commissioners Court will adopt under its super-secret “consent” […]

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