Trial of the 21st Century, The TOMA Trial may have to wait for a long time; Prosecutor Downey: “I do not believe we’re likely to be picking a jury next week”

Conroe, March 23 – The Texas Open Meetings Act (“TOMA”) trial of Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and political consultant Marc Davenport will likely not go forward the week of March 27, 2017, as scheduled for the past six months. Both sides expect that Visiting Judge Randy Clapp of […]

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 […]

Montgomery County’s Trial of the 21st Century: The Open Meetings Trial, Basic Facts

Montgomery County’s Trial of the 21st Century: The Open Meetings Trial, Basic Facts

Image: Political consultant Marc Davenport is at the epicenter of Montgomery County’s Trial of the 21st Century. Conroe, March 8 – The Texas Open Meetings Act (“TOMA”) trial with County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark, and political consultant Marc Davenport is set to begin March […]

Nation Celebrates Presidents Day Holiday

Conroe, February 20 – The United States of America celebrates Presidents Day, a national holiday, today. This nation has had some really great presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, James Polk, Abraham Lincoln, and Ronald Reagan, to name a few. We’ve had some very entertaining presidents: Grover Cleveland, Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft. We’ve […]

Jackson, County Animal Shelter Stride Forward

  Conroe, February 1 – The Montgomery County Animal Shelter (MCAS), under the direction of new Director Charles Jackson who has been in the position only 51 days, is making great strides forward to become an animal-friendly and -caring facility, while welcoming the public, volunteers, fosters, rescue groups, and others whom MCAS had chased away […]