Guest Editorial: Jon Paul Bouche, “Help! How do I tell if I’ve received a fake voter guide?”

JON PAUL BOUCHE, Guest Editorialist to The Golden Hammer If you have made a trip to your mailbox lately, you understand that the political season is upon us.  Every day, my mailbox is packed with political advertisements where every candidate claims to be the most “conservative” while touting a list of endorsements from various groups, many […]

The biggest victims of the $73 million Doyal-Riley Decimation of Hope Highway debacle are the citizens of Montgomery County Commissioners Precinct 2

Image: Looking west on F.M. 1488 in front of the entrance to Mostyn Manor where the road switches from a 4-lane to a 2-lane thoroughfare. Magnolia and Conroe, May 8 – The biggest victims of the $73 million 3.6 mile Tx-249 Extension Toll Road, also known as the Decimation of Hope Highway, are the citizens […]

Montgomery County’s FY 2016 financial report highlights County government’s out-of-control spending

Conroe, April 24 – With little fanfare and under the cloak of the secrecy with which Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador have shrouded the County government, on March 28, 2017, County Auditor Phyllis Martin presented Montgomery County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for […]

Montgomery County Toll Road attorney admits County voters wouldn’t likely support Tx-249 extension, TxDOT would build the road even without County funds

Conroe, April 17 – Sugar Land attorney Richard Muller admitted during the April 11, 2017, Commissioners Court meeting that Montgomery County voters would likely not support the $73 million 3.6 mile Tx-249 extension also known as the “Decimation of Hope Highway” at the far southwest edge of Montgomery County. County Judge Craig Doyal retorted during […]

County Judge, Commissioners, Attorney Defy Republican Party Platform

County Judge, Commissioners, Attorney Defy Republican Party Platform

Conroe, February 8 – County Judge Craig Doyal, his Commissioner colleagues on the County Commissioners Court (Meador, Riley, Clark), and County Attorney J.D. Lambright have defied the Texas and National Republican Party Platforms in their major decisions in office. The problems arise primarily in government spending, toll roads, and taxation. The Republican Party of Texas […]