23, Jul 2014 - Lawrence, OH Lawrence opts to close jail, use former youth prison
IRONTON — Lawrence County officials on Thursday authorized the eventual closing of the county’s existing jail and moving prisoners into the former state youth prison in Franklin Furnace, Ohio.
22, Jul 2014 - Scioto, OH Decision on youth prison is set for Thursday
IRONTON -- A decision on whether Lawrence County will use the former youth prison in Franklin Furnace, Ohio, to house prisoners is scheduled to be made at the Lawrence County Board of Commissioners meeting at 9:30 a.m. Thursday.
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.