Montgomery County Commissioners Riley, Meador receive The Golden Hammer Award for failing to fulfill their job duties

Conroe, April 25 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley and Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador received “The Golden Hammer Award” at the Tuesday, April 24, 2018, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. As usual, Riley turned red during the presentation while Meador appeared to sleep. Afterwards, Riley gave “The Golden Hammer” […]

Montgomery County Judge Doyal, Purchasing Director Jalomo receive “The Golden Hammer Award” for Phonoscope

Conroe, April 2 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and County government Purchasing Director Gilbert Jalomo received “The Golden Hammer Award” on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, for their obfuscation and deceit with respect to the Phonoscope deep fiber optic cable scandal. The award originally was to go to Doyal alone but Jalomo’s smoke-filled answer in […]

Montgomery County Animal Shelter Director Aaron Johnson receives “The Golden Hammer Award,” never notified by Doyal of his annual performance evaluation

Conroe, March 28 – Montgomery County Animal Shelter (MCAS) Director Aaron Johnson received “The Golden Hammer Award” at the Tuesday, March 27, 2018, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court for “hammering the taxpayers.” Sadly, the issue extended to hammering – figuratively but in the saddest of manners – many of the homeless animals inside […]

Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal receives “The Golden Hammer Award” for terrible impact of secrecy and closed government

Conroe, March 4 – Elitist Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal received “The Golden Hammer Award” on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, for the terrible impact of the secrecy and closed government he has imposed on this community. The Publisher of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, presented the award to Doyal, who refused to look […]

GHS/NetData Debacle, Part 1 of 2: Metts receives “The Golden Hammer Award” for terrible JP 4 court operations during calendar year 2017

Conroe, February 14 – Corrupt member of the Davenport Ring, JP James Metts, received “The Golden Hammer” Award for hammering the taxpayers at the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Metts received the award for the terrible manner in which he operates – or rather fails to operate – the Precinct 4 […]

Angry Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal receives first “Golden Hammer Award” for 2018

Angry Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal receives first “Golden Hammer Award” for 2018

Image: The shifty-eyed Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal is making a grab…mostly for the money of taxpayers. Conroe, January 14 – An angry Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, received the first “Golden Hammer Award” of 2018 for “hammering the taxpayers.” Doyal has presided over 428% of County government spending increases since 2000 while the population […]

Montgomery County Judge Doyal, “Charlie Riley Band” receive The Golden Hammer Award for Tx-249 Tollway financial waste

Conroe, December 24 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and the “Charlie Riley Band,” the core of the small group of political supporters who repeatedly appear in Commissioners Court to pretend to show citizen support for the $95 million, 4.5 mile, Tx-249 Tollway, more commonly known as the Decimation of Hope Highway, received “The Golden […]

The Golden Hammer Award: Doyal, Meador force taxpayers to pay for sexual misconduct, reward sex offenders

The Golden Hammer Award: Doyal, Meador force taxpayers to pay for sexual misconduct, reward sex offenders

Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 1 County Commissioner received The Golden Hammer Award on December 12, 2017, for hammering the taxpayers with respect to Metts’ sexual harassment of a County government employee and with respect to paying money to give drinks and snacks to sex offenders. Conroe, December 14 – Montgomery County […]

Doyal, fredricks, Olszowy share The Golden Hammer Award for hiding County contracts from Commissioners Court, citizens

Conroe, November 16 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, his “chief of staff” jim fredricks (who oversees two secretaries), and Doyal’s administrative assistant Sylvia Olszowy received “The Golden Hammer Award” during the Tuesday, November 14, 2017, Commissioners Court meeting for “hammering the taxpayers.” Doyal carefully avoids having substantive conversations with citizens, but one issue which […]

The Golden Hammer gives final FY2017 ratings, grades to Montgomery County Commissioners Court

Conroe, October 17 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, has issued our final year-long Fiscal Year 2017 ratings and grades to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. The newspaper (and its predecessor social media) began to rate the five members of the Commissioners Court on October 1, 2016, the beginning of Fiscal Year 2017, […]