Sheriff says he doesn't want prisoners to like it there; 'isn't a hotel'
By Shelley Grieshop
The new $12 million jail won't be flashy but it will have state-of-the-art technology and a design geared to serve the county for many years to come, officials say.
Walls of cement block - instead of more modern dry wall - give an institutional look to some of the administrative offices on the south end of the building, including the one in the far west corner belonging to Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey. And that's the way he wants it. [More]