Tuesday, October 30th, 2007
Photo by Mark Pummell
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Close quarters are the rule rather than the exception at the Mercer County Jail. Limited space has resulted in some prisoners being lodged outside the county.
Online story associated with this photograph
Mercer County officials are asking residents to decide the fate of a 0.5 percent countywide sales tax that would be used to build a new $12 million, 100-bed jail west of Celina. The current jail, built in 1939, is badly outdate . . .
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