No one likes to think of the community in which they live as facing a drug problem. But with the number of crimes committed in Taylor County that are reported in the News-Journal, the problem is a little difficult to ignore.
And, after a few years, one begins to recognize the names that appear more frequently than others in court records.
Defendants are traditionally given several chances to get their lives back on track. Judges typically try diversion and probation before prison time.
But some people apparently won't learn without some additional prompting or help.