UPDATE 5 PM: Upshur County Authorities say Visiting Judge Richard Davis has decided to move Judge Dean Fowler's criminal trial to Wood County to avoid a biased jury.
Fowler was suspended from office after he was indicted on a charge of Official Oppression.
UPSHUR COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Commissioners have selected a new county judge.
After several attempts commissioners finally named James Bowling as County Judge.
The county had to name a new judge after the suspension of Dean Fowler. Fowler was suspended from office after he was indicted on a charge of Official Oppression.
The charge stems from the commissioner court's ban on public comments during meetings.