EXTRA! Precinct 2 Commissioner Candidate Parker joins CISD President Bush in calling for tax re-appraisals of Harvey-damaged properties

Conroe, September 14 – Precinct 2 County Commissioner candidate Gregory Parker, who is challenging incumbent Commissioner Charlie Riley in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election joined Conroe Independent School District Board President Melanie Bush in calling for tax re-appraisals of all Tropical Storm Harvey-damaged properties. “I call for all taxing entities attached to the […]

Montgomery County Judge Doyal files brief in his TOMA criminal case, continues to argue TOMA violates his free speech

Beaumont, August 23 – Criminal defendant and Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal filed his responsive brief in the Beaumont Court of Appeals on Monday, August 21, 2017. The State of Texas is appealing the dismissal of Doyal’s, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley’s, and local political boss and consultant Marc Davenport’s criminal case on constitutional […]

BREAKING NEWS! Doyal, Riley, Davenport gamesmanship to delay appellate case continues

BREAKING NEWS! Beaumont, August 22 – The gamesmanship by criminal defendants in the Texas Open Meetings Act indictments, also known as Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and local political boss and consultant Marc Davenport to attempt to delay a ruling of the Beaumont Court of Appeals until after the […]

Doyal and other criminal defendants in Texas Open Meetings Act case obtain extension to file their appellate brief; scheduling likely to create messy situation for Montgomery County Republican Primary voters

Image: Left to right, local political boss Marc Davenport and Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, criminal defendants in the Texas Open Meetings Act case, better known as “The Trial of the 21st Century,” due to its potentially significant impact on the makeup of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. Commissioners Court members are subject to removal […]

Prosecutors provide cogent summary of criminal case against County Judge Doyal, Commissioner Riley, Davenport, argue trial court should not have dismissed criminal proceedings against them

Prosecutors provide cogent summary of criminal case against County Judge Doyal, Commissioner Riley, Davenport, argue trial court should not have dismissed criminal proceedings against them

Beaumont, July 13 – The prosecutors, acting on behalf of the State of Texas, who are pursuing criminal convictions against Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and local political boss and consultant Marc Davenport, filed their opening Brief late in the day on Monday, July 10, 2017, in the Ninth […]

BREAKING NEWS! Prosecution files brief, presses forward, in criminal case against Doyal, Riley, Davenport: The TOMA Trial, the Trial of the 21st Century

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, July 12 – The prosecution, the State of Texas, filed its Brief in the Beaumont Court of Appeals late Monday, July 10, 2017, arguing that the trial judge, Randy Clapp of Wharton County who acted as a visiting judge, erred when he ruled that the Texas Open Meetings Act (TOMA) was unconstitutional […]

BREAKING NEWS! State gets one final extension to file brief in Texas Open Meetings Act criminal case against Doyal, Riley, Davenport

BREAKING NEWS! Beaumont, July 2- The Ninth Court of Appeals gave the State of Texas one final extension of time to file its Opening Brief in the criminal case against County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and local political “boss” Marc Davenport. The State’s Brief is now due on July 10, […]

Tuesday June 13 Commissioners Court agenda: Decimation of Hope Highway (Tx-249 tollroad), 14 pages of secretive consent agenda, Gann case, and settlement of Precinct 4 overtime claims

Conroe, June 12 – The Commissioners Court will hold what promises to be a lengthy meeting on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., with an agenda where the Decimation of Hope Highway (Tx-249 tollroad), settlement of the Ricky Gann lawsuit against the Sheriff’s Office, and settlement the Precinct 4 Senior Center employees for their […]

Precinct 2 Commissioner Riley announces run for re-election

Magnolia, June 5 – Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley announced that he is running for re-election in the March, 2018, Republican Primary Election. “I’m excited to announced that I am running for re-election as your Commissioner. We’ve got a lot accomplished over the last few years and I’m looking forward to continuing my service […]

Legal update: “Video-Gate,” TOMA cases progressing slowly (The Davenports, Part 4)

Legal update: “Video-Gate,” TOMA cases progressing slowly (The Davenports, Part 4)

Conroe, June 3 – Two cases vitally important to Montgomery County – the “Video-Gate” investigation of County Judge Craig Doyal and the Texas Open Meetings Act (TOMA) criminal prosecution of Doyal, Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley, and consultant Marc Davenport – are progressing slowly. The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, provides this update after […]

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