Elected official to Marie Moore: “You need to give your heart to Jesus because the rest of you belongs to us”

Elected official to Marie Moore: “You need to give your heart to Jesus because the rest of you belongs to us”

Conroe, March 23 – Precinct 4 Administrator Marie Moore who now works for County Commissioner Jim Clark at his office in New Caney was the subject of a story in a blog which attempts to compete with The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper. That blog failed to provide the full story which Moore disclosed […]

Trial of the 21st Century, TOMA Trial: Profile of Doyal’s defense attorney Rusty Hardin, flurry of activity prior to today’s pretrial conference

Conroe, March 22 – A flurry of activity from all three of the defendants’ attorneys has marked the period before today’s pretrial conference, which Visiting District Judge Randy Clapp of the 269th District Court of Wharton County will hold by telephone at 11:30 a.m in the Trial of the 21st Century, the Texas Open Meetings […]

BREAKING NEWS: Davenport Files Mandamus, Seeks Emergency Stay of TOMA Trial

Beaumont, March 21, 2017 Political consultant Marc Davenport filed an emergency Application for Writ of Mandamus and request for stay of the Texas Open Meetings Trial in which he is one of the defendants along with County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct Two County Commissioner Charlie Riley. The emergency request, which Davenport’s attorney Steve Jackson of […]

Trial of the 21st Century, The TOMA Trial: Profile of Prosecutor Downey, Doyal files motion to dismiss claiming law is unclear and vague

Conroe, March 21 – The Texas Open Meetings Act (“TOMA”) criminal trial, the “Trial of the 21st Century,” of Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley, and political consultant Marc Davenport is set to begin on Monday, March 27, 2017, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Conroe. Two sources who have requested […]

Trial of the 21st Century: Conroe’s Open Meetings Trial, subpoenas issued, Davenport’s dismissal motion denied

Trial of the 21st Century: Conroe’s Open Meetings Trial, subpoenas issued, Davenport’s dismissal motion denied

Image: This amazing photograph shows one of the greatest cross-examinations in American legal history when Clarence Darrow (standing) cross-examined his opposing counsel, William Jennings Bryan, in the Scopes “Monkey Trial” in Dayton, Tennessee, in May, 1925 (arguably the “trial of the 20th century.”) Although the jury convicted Scopes of teaching evolution to public school students […]

There really are two political parties in Montgomery County

Conroe, March 20 – There really are two political parties in Montgomery County. They’re just not the two you might think they are. It’s not the Republicans and the other party. One Thursday night, the last powerful other party politician in Montgomery County , Precinct 2 Commissioner Malcolm Purvis, came before the Candidates Committee of […]

Commissioners Court Ratings for March 14, 2017: Getting Things Done Before the Trial of the 21st Century (Texas Open Meetings Act) Trial; Clark Earns A+ Rating for Meeting!!!

Commissioners Court Ratings for March 14, 2017: Getting Things Done Before the Trial of the 21st Century (Texas Open Meetings Act) Trial; Clark Earns A+ Rating for Meeting!!!

Image: Left to right, Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley, Precinct 5 Constable’s Receptionist Deanne Riley, County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport, and Carol Gooch, December 2, 2015. Conroe, March 14 – The Montgomery County Commissioners held a meeting on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., which had the feel that the Commissioners Court members were trying […]

Commissioner Noack fires back with “thank you” to County Human Resources Department, calls Davenport speech “reprehensible public rant”

Commissioner Noack fires back with “thank you” to County Human Resources Department, calls Davenport speech “reprehensible public rant”

Image: County Human Resources Department Employees Emily Sain, Cindy Carevic, Mandy Pyle, Director Dodi Shaw, Assistant Director Kathy Flowers, with beautiful bouquet of flowers from Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack. The Woodlands, March 15 – County Commissioner James Noack fired back this afternoon at County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport’s speech during Commissioners Court yesterday. The circumstances arose […]

Please don’t politicize criminal prosecutions…

Conroe, March 14 – Did you ever dream that you’d read a pro-Craig Doyal, pro-Charlie Riley, and pro-Marc Davenport piece in The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County ‘s leading daily newspaper? Well, here it is…sort of. First, the caveats. This newspaper and its Publisher do not like the policies and the political behavior of Craig Doyal, the […]

BREAKING NEWS: Commissioner Jim Clark turns “state’s evidence,” announces intent to run for re-election, to testify against Judge Doyal, Commissioner Riley, consultant Davenport

BREAKING NEWS: Commissioner Jim Clark turns “state’s evidence,” announces intent to run for re-election, to testify against Judge Doyal, Commissioner Riley, consultant Davenport

New Caney, March 13 – Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark announced that he has entered into an agreement with Special Prosecutor Christopher Downey, of Houston, to cooperate with the prosecution during the Texas Open Meetings Act (“TOMA”) trial of defendants County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and political consultant Marc […]