Commissioner Riley receives “The Golden Hammer Award” for $1.2 million of theft from general tax funds for Decimation of Hope Highway (TX 249 Tollroad)

Conroe, June 12 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley received “The Golden Hammer Award” at the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. “The Golden Hammer Award” goes to a public servant for wasting tax funds and “hammering the taxpayers.” Riley received the dubious distinction for wasting almost $1.2 million of […]

Riley, Doyal lied to citizens about interest on $425,000 tollroad loan

Conroe, April 4 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley, who is also now the President of the Montgomery County Toll Road Authority (MCTRA), and disgraced former County Judge Craig Doyal, both of whom have led the charge for more secrecy in government, lied to the citizens of Montgomery County several times during 2018 […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court appoints pseudologist Riley as Tollroad Authority Chairman, Metts ignores conflicts, votes for self, Keough heroically dissents

Montgomery County Commissioners Court appoints pseudologist Riley as Tollroad Authority Chairman, Metts ignores conflicts, votes for self, Keough heroically dissents

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough showed an Odysseus-like resolve as he heroically voted against the appointment of pseudologist Charlie Riley (Precinct 2 Commissioner) to be the Montgomery County Tollroad Authority Chairman. Conroe, January 10 – Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough was the lone vote against the appointment of renowned pseudologist Charlie Riley as Chairman […]

Editorial: you should be happy to be one of Parker’s Vipers

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer All citizens should be happy to be one of Gregory Parker’s Vipers. The Charlie Riley campaign has lost its moorings. They’re more focused on bashing individuals who dare support noted conservative author and former Comal County Commissioner Gregory Parker for Precinct 2 County Commissioner than they’re willing to discuss issues. Riley […]

Riley, Doyal, Meador of Montgomery County Commissioners Court look away as citizens Cook, Lincoln speak plain truth about tollroads: they CAUSE traffic problems

Conroe, May 11 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley, County Judge Craig Doyal, and Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador carefully looked away as citizens Kelli Cook and Keith Lincoln spoke about the plain truth about tollroads during the May 8, 2018, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. Tollroads actually cause traffic congestion […]

Roadblocks – good and bad – arise during April 10 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

Roadblocks – good and bad – arise during April 10 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

Image: A very somber Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner Jim Clark arrived early for the April 10, 2018, Commissioners Court meeting. “We have some very troubling items on the agenda this time. I’m here to do battle for the people,” Clark told The Golden Hammer as he arrived. Conroe, April 17 – The Montgomery County Commissioners […]

Conservative Republican activist, Precinct Chairman John Hill Wertz gets in Montgomery County Judge Doyal’s face in citizen comment

Conroe, March 25 – Conservative Republican activist and GOP Precinct 69 Chairman John Hill Wertz has never minced words. He spoke bluntly to Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley. Doyal lost his re-election bid in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election, while Riley faces a strong Republican Runoff […]

Between Commissioner Clark’s common sense and the staged Doyal-Vandergriff threat, a solution to stop the Montgomery County Tx-249 Tollway folly has shone through

Between Commissioner Clark’s common sense and the staged Doyal-Vandergriff threat, a solution to stop the Montgomery County Tx-249 Tollway folly has shone through

Image: Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark spoke the common sense about the Tx-249 Tollway during the December 20, 2017, Commissioners Court meeting, after County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley sought to manipulate the discussion in a pro-tollroad direction. Conroe, December 21 – During discussion of the $95 million, 4.5-mile, […]

Perils face the citizens at upcoming Commissioners Court meeting

Perils face the citizens at upcoming Commissioners Court meeting

Conroe, December 18 – There are many perils facing Montgomery County citizens at the final Commissioners Court meeting of this extraordinarily corrupt county government. This article only summarizes the problems many of which County Judge Craig Doyal, the King of Secrecy, has hidden on the “consent agenda.” After The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, […]