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"The county has contracted with an experienced prison management company," Corrections Commissioner Christopher B. Epps said.
Alcorn County man's sentence extended for sexual battery
A 34-year-old Alcorn County man will serve an additional three years in prison on a fondling charge, after his probation was revoked last year on a burglary charge he was already serving, according to the Alcorn County circuit clerk's office.
Purple Heart monument gets the go ahead in Alcorn Co.
"Dedicated to the recipients of the nation's oldest military decoration 'The Purple Heart'" will be inscribed across the top of the monument.
Correctional facility getting new management
The Daily Corinthian reports that the Mississippi Department of Corrections must also agree to the change.
Teen wanted in shooting found in Miss.
Prosecutor Neal Oldham told The Commercial Appeal that investigators caught up with 19-year-old Angel Rosario in Alcorn County, Miss., this week.
Alcorn County Jail passes annual inspection, can take inmates
In documents filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Greenville, the Alcorn County Jail's approval was renewed to house state prisoners after an annual jail inspection Nov. 8. Mississippi prisoner rights attorney Ron Welch and Attorney General Jim Hood approved the filing, which is effective through Nov. 1, 2014.
Alcorn County to develop leaders
Adults and youths in Alcorn County who want to take a more active role in setting the civic agenda have only a short time left to enroll in Youth Leadership Alcorn and Leadership Alcorn.
Alcorn sheriff reprimanded by MDOC
The Mississippi Department of Corrections has temporarily halted sending additional inmates to the Alcorn County Regional Jail in Corinth amid concerns about the facility's improper release of inmates in the offender leave program.