"It is the belief of all that drug court works," declared District Court Judge Denise Hartsfield, who presides over the program.
Graduation day has been a long time coming, Hartsfield
told the audience of family members, friends, well wishers and current drug court participants who gathered for the celebration.
Although its initial year has been beset with both challenges and setbacks, Hartsfield
said there is ample evidence that the program is working.
"An idle mind really is the devil's workshop to some degree," Hartsfield
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