Appointed Justice of the Peace Marcos Ochoa and his wife, Maria Ochoa; Second row, l-r: Commissioner Precinct 4 Joseph Palacios, Commissioner Precinct 3 Joe Flores, Judge Ramon Garcia, Commissioner Precinct 2 Hector “Tito” Palacios, and Commissioner Precinct 1 A.C. Cuellar Jr.

Court appoints Marcos Ochoa as Justice of the Peace Pct. 3, Pl. 2

The Commissioners Court appointed former Peñitas Mayor Marcos Ochoa as the Justice of the Peace for Precinct 3, Place 2 for the term beginning on January 1, 2015. Marcos Ochoa (no relation) replaces former J.P. Ismael “Melo” Ochoa who resigned from office on October 10, 2014, but was re-elected in the November election, making it necessary to appoint a new Justice of the Peace. Marcos Ochoa will be sworn in and take the oath of office for the new term on January 1, 2015.
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