30, Aug 2014 - Scioto, OH Meeting on leasing youth prison rescheduled
IRONTON -- State officials have rescheduled a meeting about leasing the former youth prison in Franklin Furnace, Ohio, until late September, according to Lawrence County Commissioner Bill Pratt.
28, Aug 2014 - Ironton, OH Three correction officers arrested in connection to mistreating prisoner in Lawrence County, OH
Three correction officers at the Lawrence County, Ohio Jail were arrested in connection to the mistreatment of a prisoner.
28, Aug 2014 - Lawrence, OH Scioto officials question jail plan
IRONTON -- Several Scioto County commissioners and Scioto County Sheriff Marty Donini are concerned about the lack of revenue that would occur if Lawrence County is allowed to house prisoners at the former youth prison in Franklin Furnace, Ohio.
02, Apr 2014 - Lawrence, OH Pratt to head up group tasked with jail solutions
IRONTON -- Lawrence County Commissioner Bill Pratt will head up a group working on the county's jail problems and work with representatives of the STAR Community Justice Center to take over the former Ohio River Valley youth prison in Franklin Furnace, Ohio, and possibly hold Lawrence County prisoners.