Fowler shoots 64 for 1-shot lead at Houston Open

HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Rickie Fowler shot an 8-under 64 for a one-shot lead over Sung Kang after the first round of the Houston Open on Thursday. Fowler had his best round in six appearances at the tournament, topping a previous low score of 68. Fowler overcame damp conditions and a chilly, breezy morning to […]

Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses

JILL COLVIN, Associated Press JOSH BOAK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump talked tough on trade on the campaign trail, vowing to renegotiate a slew of major deals and to label China a currency manipulator on “Day One.” Now his administration appears to be taking a more cautious approach. On Friday, the president […]

US defense chief worries about ‘reckless’ NKorea actions

ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer LONDON (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expressing worry about what he calls “reckless” actions by North Korea, alluding to its nuclear weapons and missile programs. Mattis spoke at a news conference Friday in London with his British counterpart, Michael Fallon. Mattis raised the North Korea issue […]

MESSAGE TO RUSTY HARDIN: “The things they do every day in government” in Montgomery County are not normal…; Noack comments about trial

Conroe, March 31 – Renowned criminal defense attorney Rusty Hardin of Houston, who is representing criminal defendant Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal in the Texas Open Meetings Act (“TOMA”) trial in the 221st District Court in Conroe pending before Visiting District Judge Randy Clapp, concluded the day’s testimony on Thursday afternoon with an interesting question […]

Creighton, TAMU try to explain Senate Bill 1964, assure the public

Creighton, TAMU try to explain Senate Bill 1964, assure the public

Austin and College Station, March 29 – Senator Brandon Creighton (R-The Woodlands) and Texas A&M University issued statements to attempt to clarify their positions with respect to Senate Bill 1964, which has attracted substantial community opposition in The Woodlands, Conroe, Magnolia, and the area surrounding the W.G. Jones State Forest, which the bill would impact. […]

Multiple crises, one obvious solution; Commissioners Court rejects the “cure” 2 to 3, Doyal implements County “lock jaw” secrecy policy

Multiple crises, one obvious solution; Commissioners Court rejects the “cure” 2 to 3, Doyal implements County “lock jaw” secrecy policy

Conroe, March 31 – It’s been a terrible week for the Montgomery County government. Most of the setbacks came at the hands of one Craig Doyal, Montgomery County Judge. Late last weekend, our community learned of the threatening text message that some elected official, who is an ally of Doyal, sent to an employee, Precinct […]

Trial of the 21st Century, The TOMA Trial: Paid defense expert Riggs spars with Special Prosecutor Larsen

Conroe, March 30 – Special Prosecutor and Texas Open Meetings Act specialist Joseph Larsen sparred with Austin attorney and paid defendants’ expert Jennifer Riggs this afternoon. Larsen asked Riggs, “Would you agree that the presumption is always that a statute is constitutional?” Riggs answered, “Yes.”  Riggs then explained that Section 143 of TOMA “was intended […]

Narcotics team makes arrest, seizes marijuana, firearms

Conroe, March 30 – The Montgomery County Narcotics Enforcement Team (MOCONET) arrested Marc Renteria after obtaining a search warrant for his residence in the 10000 block of Royal Forest Drive in Conroe. Representatives of the United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) joined in the search on March 28, 2017. Inspectors with the USPIS intercepted a […]

Doyal, fredricks issue press release, attempt to whitewash their efforts to intimidate, chase away Animal Shelter Director Charles Jackson

March 30 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, embroiled in the midst of the criminal charges pending against him for allegedly violating the Texas Open Meetings Act, and his “chief of staff” jim fredricks issued a press release this afternoon in which they attempted to whitewash their chasing away extraordinarily popular and successful Animal Shelter […]

BREAKING NEWS: Trial of the 21st Century, The TOMA Trial: ORN Mayor Kuykendall fears the Open Meetings Act, Riggs stands for the right of government officials to conduct business in secret

Afternoon begins with strange testimony wherein Mayor Kuykendall said he fears his constituents Conroe, March 30 – Oak Ridge North Mayor Jim Kuykendall took the witness standing the Texas Open Meetings Act (“TOMA”) trial of criminal defendants Craig Doyal, County Judge, Charlie Riley, Precinct 2 County Commissioner, and Marc Davenport, political consultant. Kuykendall has been […]