Candidates broach Llano County Jail deaths at forum



By Lew K. Cohn
Managing Editor

Death at the Llano County Jail was one hot-button question tossed at the sheriff's candidates at a primary forum in Horseshoe Bay on Wednesday, Jan. 29.

A pair of deaths in the past two years at the Llano County Jail appear to have been unfortunate incidents which could have happened at any time, incumbent Sheriff Bill Blackburn and challenger Jim Caruso agreed while answering audience questions at Quail Point Lodge for the Llano County Republican Party. …

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