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Effort to 'Save Our Youth' picks up steam in BV

From the Aug. 30, 2-17 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
   The Save Our Youth Rally that was recently organized by Buena Vista resident Tonya Williams appears to be having a ripple effect. Upon hearing of the community's outpouring of concern about illegal drugs and violence in the small town, Chief Assistant District Attorney Alonza Whitaker and Buena Vista Police Officer Racine Dukes agreed to sit down for a discussion on "Walking Into Your Purpose", which is a talk show streamed on Facebook by local resident April Holt Smith.
   In addition to talking about a wide variety of ideas and possibilities, Office Dukes said there is one concrete part of the puzzle that the Police Department is putting into place now – strict enforcement of ... The rest of the story.