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Man asks judge for lighter sentence

A man who has spent five months of his 18-year sentence for killing his family while drinking and driving asked a judge for a reduced sentence so he can participate in a prison treatment program.

Council hears pros and cons of crematory

The debate about whether a local funeral director should be able to build a crematorium on his property was heard by the city council Monday, but a final decision for a zone change won't be made until later this month.

Large amount of marijuana seized

Courtesy of the Bosque Farms Police Department:  About 30 marijuana plants and 4 1/2 pounds of ready-for-sale product was discovered in a Peralta home after police responded to a domestic violence call Saturday.

While responding to a domestic violence call in Peralta Saturday, Bosque Farms police officers uncovered large quantities of marijuana in various stages of the cultivation process.