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Regional jail idea floated in 5 Arkansas counties

Plan for 600-bed lockup still early

By John Moritz

This article was published August 7, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

State Rep. Jeff Wardlaw, R-Hermitage



Benny Magness, the chairman of the Arkansas Board of Corrections

When sheriff's deputies in Cleveland County take a drunk to jail, there's a single, peach-colored holding cell behind the century-old county courthouse where they can keep him to sober up.



Benny Magness, the chairman of the Arkansas Board of Corrections

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Razrbak says... August 7, 2017 at 8:07 a.m.

Sounds more like another prison, with a pod for the counties to use as a jail.

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