Boise City, Okla. • A family who was excommunicated from Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect has moved to a small city located in the Oklahoma Panhandle, raising concerns among some residents.
George Barlow served as mayor of Colorado City, Arizona, from 2011 to 2013. Jeffs is serving a life sentence for sexually assaulting two of his child brides.
Barlow worked remotely in that role from North Dakota before resigning from the position and moving to Boise City, a small city about 330 miles northwest of Oklahoma City and in the westernmost county of the state. He tells The Oklahoman (http://bit.ly/WvDzph ) he was excommunicated from the church. Several of Barlow's brothers have also moved to the area.