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Teen to be punished for pot brownies ‘very scared’

GEORGETOWN, Texas — A 19-year-old Texas man who could face years in prison for making brownies laced with marijuana and hash oil said Wednesday he remains scared despite new evidence that his attorney believes should reduce the charges.

A handful of pot legalization supporters welcomed Jacob Lavoro as he entered a Williamson County courthouse near Austin for the second time since his April arrest. He is accused of selling the brownies for $25 and is facing felony charges that carry stiff penalties, ranging from five years to life in prison.

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Police jury discusses board ordinance

Police jury discusses board ordinance

Most of the various boards under the umbrella of the Webster Parish Police Jury comply with state requirements pertaining to meetings and records, and jurors want to keep...

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Webster sheriff to collect taxes for municipalities

Webster sheriff to collect taxes for municipalities

Parish officials are working together to make tax collection easier for municipalities.

Sheriff Gary Sexton and tax assessor Morris Guin are working with mayors of parish ...

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Lott hopes to retain school board seat

Lott hopes to retain school board seat

Jerry Lott, current school board member in District II, announced that he will be a candidate for this seat again in the November 2014 election. District II includes the ...

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Friday is deadline for campaign announcements

Friday, August 8 is the deadline for aspiring candidates to submit announcements of their intentions to run for office to the Minden Press-Herald.

The Press-Herald will pu...

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