Editorial: Noack and Riley should feel ashamed for betraying Montgomery County citizens

Eric Yollick, Editor-in-Chief, The Golden Hammer Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack should feel ashamed for his abject betrayal of Montgomery County citizens in the Commissioners Court “budget workshop.” Noack began the “budget workshop” with a carefully-planned proposal to give himself and all County government employees an across-the-board 5% pay raise, which will cost taxpayers […]

Commissioner Charlie Riley transcends into Montgomery County’s own version of Dr. Strangelove during discussion of massive 5% across-the-board salary increases

Tags The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, July 29 – Montgomery County has gained its own version of “Dr. Strangelove” in none other than Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley. At the end of producer and director Stanley Kubrick’s brilliant movie Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Peter Sellers […]

Conservative Republican political activist Russell accuses Riley, his band of ties to Marxist ideology

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Magnolia, July 28 – At the Tuesday, July 27, 2021, Regular Meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, conservative Republican political activist Ginger Russell accused Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley of having ties to Marxist doctrine and ideology and included Riley’s band in the accusation. Precinct […]

Eckhart’s GOP Primary challenge to Precinct 2 Commissioner Riley focuses on wasteful spending, ethics

Eckhart’s GOP Primary challenge to Precinct 2 Commissioner Riley focuses on wasteful spending, ethics

Image: Jennifer Eckhart, second from left, shown with her husband Steve (far right) and three sons. Eckhart, an immensely successful businesswoman, is challenging Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley in the March 1, 2022, Republican Primary Election. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Magnolia, July 26 – Jennifer Eckhart, an immensely successful businesswoman and mother […]

Commissioners Court refuses to pull secretive items from consent agenda, approves sex-scandal-betrodden ESD #10 audit, massive animal spay-neuter spending without discussion

Commissioners Court refuses to pull secretive items from consent agenda, approves sex-scandal-betrodden ESD #10 audit, massive animal spay-neuter spending without discussion

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough rushed through the secretive consent agenda, on July 13, 2021, which included blindly approving the Annual Audit for the sex-scandal-betrodden Emergency Services District #10 and a massive spending program to provide for spaying and neutering of privately-owned dogs. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, July 21 – The Montgomery […]

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 […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court “special session” on immigration will reveal whether Keough, Riley just pandering, or whether they’re serious about reform

Montgomery County Commissioners Court “special session” on immigration will reveal whether Keough, Riley just pandering, or whether they’re serious about reform

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough is in deep political trouble. The “special session” of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, which he called on on immigration, reflects his desire to deflect attention away from his personal troubles and his complete failure to abide by the promises of reform he assured voters he would bring to […]

Eckhart to enter Commissioner race against Riley, as three huge spending messes mire incumbent’s record

Eckhart to enter Commissioner race against Riley, as three huge spending messes mire incumbent’s record

Image: Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley (left). As a result of Riley’s poor financial decisions, times are frosty for Montgomery County taxpayers. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Magnolia, June 23 – As reports have begun to spread that Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley will draw a strong opponent in the March […]

Montgomery County government spending growth accelerates under Commissioner Riley after Doyal’s departure as County Judge

Montgomery County government spending growth accelerates under Commissioner Riley after Doyal’s departure as County Judge

Image: With Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley squarely in control of the Montgomery County government, it’s no surprise that County government spending has increased substantially. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Magnolia, June 16 – With Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley firmly in control of the County Commissioners Court, since […]

Commissioner Noack sneakily single-handedly slays Woodlands Parkway Extension, reveals why Woodlands incorporation unnecessary

Commissioner Noack sneakily single-handedly slays Woodlands Parkway Extension, reveals why Woodlands incorporation unnecessary

Image: F.M. 2978 Commercial Tract Replat No. 1, establishing the T-intersection at F.M. 2978 and the west terminus of Woodlands Parkway as the location of a big box store and commercial shopping center. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands and Conroe, June 7 – Montgomery County Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack sneakily and single-handedly […]

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