The race is on! Montgomery County Commissioners Court passes spending item to allow for construction of most of Woodlands Parkway Extension, only incorporation of The Woodlands would seem to block completion

Conroe and Magnolia, July 17 – “I have no discussion. I’m just opposed,” said Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack, on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, as he and County Judge Mark Keough, “The People’s Judge,” voted as a minority against the Woodlands Parkway Extension, the plan of Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley and […]

Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Riley to bring Woodlands Parkway Extension through sneaky traffic jamming of F.M. 2978 at the proposed Mansions Way triangle

Riley, Commissioners Court hide $135K spending item on super-secret “consent agenda” due to its controversial nature Conroe, Magnolia, and The Woodlands, July 8 – If there’s anyone who is a genuine master of creating traffic jams, destroying mobility for personal gain, and dealing with the citizens of south Montgomery County with utmost duplicity, it’s Precinct […]

Riley, Doyal wasted fortune on Woodlands Parkway Extension long before voters (dis)approved of the project

Conroe, June 6 – On May 9, 2015, Montgomery County voters headed to the polls and soundly defeated a road bond referendum 57.19% to 42.81%, largely because disgraced former County Judge Craig Doyal and liberal Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley insisted on including the extraordinarily unpopular extension of Woodlands Parkway from F.M. 2978 westward […]

Doyal, Riley short-change citizens in repayment of borrowed funds, continue Decimation of Hope Highway TX 249 Tollway “snake oil,” prepare for Woodlands Parkway Extension

Doyal, Riley short-change citizens in repayment of borrowed funds, continue Decimation of Hope Highway TX 249 Tollway “snake oil,” prepare for Woodlands Parkway Extension

Conroe, September 5 – The snakes slithered and the snake oil flowed at the August 28, 2018, meeting of the so-called Montgomery County Toll Road Authority (MCTRA), which is really just another name for the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. Last Tuesday, Montgomery County Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and “financial advisor” Terrell […]

Eissler walks back from WPX after The Golden Hammer outs Riley-Weems orchestration

The Woodlands, July 28 – Rob Eissler, President of the Westwood Magnolia Parkway Improvement District (WiMP) and lobbyist for WiMP, the Woodlands Township, Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and others has announced that he’s walking back from the discussions to finance a portion of the mightily unpopular Woodlands […]

Riley, Eissler, TWDC to plow forward with Woodlands Parkway Extension

The Woodlands, July 27 (Funerary Friday) – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley, the Westwood Magnolia Parkway Improvement District (WiMP), and the Woodlands Development Company (TWDC) are moving full speed ahead to begin construction of the Woodlands Parkway Extension (WPX) westward at the intersection of Woodlands Parkway and F.M. 2978, despite Riley’s assurance to […]

Editorial: If Riley and Noack are true to their words, they should remove the acceptance, approval of the Woodlands Parkway Extension, Branch Crossing Extension, Gosling Road Extension right now

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer On January 26, 2016, Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and the remaining members of the Commissioners Court seem to have made a terrible mistake when they accepted the HGAC Major Thoroughfare Plan 2016. That Plan, which the County now shows on its website […]

Etymologists Riley, Noack, Mooney use words, but aren’t they saying the same thing?

Conroe, June 2 – It’s an etymological feast when Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley, Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack, and Montgomery County Engineer Mark Mooney discuss Commissioners Court action as to whatever they did on January 26, 2016, with respect to the Woodlands Parkway Extension, the Branch Crossing Extension, and the Gosling […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Riley pits Magnolia to war against The Woodlands over Woodlands Parkway Extension in bizarre 2016 banter with Commissioner Noack

Montgomery County Commissioner Riley pits Magnolia to war against The Woodlands over Woodlands Parkway Extension in bizarre 2016 banter with Commissioner Noack

Image: On January 26, 2016, Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack responded to Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley’s comments in favor of the Woodlands Parkway Extension, “I can assure you and the people of The Woodlands that…it [Woodlands Parkway Extension] will never happen as long as I’m sitting here.” Riley immediately answered, “We’ll see […]

Charlie Riley debates himself chart (presented separately, by popular demand) on WPX, Branch Crossing, Gosling Road, Plowing through the Forest

Conroe, May 17 – Several readers of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, have requested that we publish the chart showing County Commissioner Charlie Riley’s lies regarding the Woodlands Parkway Extension (WPX), the Branch Crossing Extension, and the Gosling Extension through the W.G. Jones State Forest, all three of which Riley placed on the HGAC […]