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Potter County

Summer Camps for kids with an incarcerated parent

May 4th, 2011

East Texas: Camp Allen – Camp Good News, Navasota Texas, Camp Good News website This camp in the Piney Woods is open to children between the ages of 10 and 15. Camp Good News will be held June 9 – 14, 2013. There is no cost to the parent or caregiver, however, participation is limited to

In Potter County: Michael Dick’s Parents Sue the Jail

Oct 16th, 2010

The parents of Michael Dick today filed a lawsuit against Potter County, several jailers and medical staff claiming they’re responsible for their son’s death while he was incarcerated last year. They claim their son, who was 33 at the time of his death, was denied proper medical care.

Speaking Out About Potter County Jail

Jul 17th, 2010

Captain Haney, I was in your facility for several weeks this year – 2010, not because I have a long history of crime but because I chose to serve my time and get it behind me. I am a college educated professional myself but even though I chose to take the shortest and more uncomfortable