McDowell County Jail
Lynda

United States

#1 Feb 7, 2007
Does anyone know what is going on with the jail? Heard they got rid of Betty Hardin who has been there for years, and I always thought she was doing a tremendous job. Guess she didn't do what a politician wanted or else the politician promised her job to someone else.
my guess is

Princeton, WV

#2 Feb 7, 2007
the Department Of Corrections is wrestling control of both facilities from the county. They put a state employee in as warden. They are trying to close the county jail to county inmates. WVDOC really doesn't want to be here and are making us suffer for them being forced to leave their area and come work here.
watching

Lorton, VA

#3 Feb 15, 2007
if she was so great why so many employee turn around and so many guards pregnant by inmate sounds to me like she should have been gone along time ago
diabolos

Princeton, WV

#4 Feb 15, 2007
And to think,our state government is trying to pass a law to allow them to carried a gun.
bob

Princeton, WV

#5 Feb 15, 2007
They do carry guns during transports at Stephens. I can't comment on Bety's job but I think the root problem is the state going for control.
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Wondering

Princeton, WV

#7 Sep 29, 2008
watching wrote:
if she was so great why so many employee turn around and so many guards pregnant by inmate sounds to me like she should have been gone along time ago
Well the turnover rate is just as high under the new warden. Employees are dropping like flies.
interested

Welch, WV

#8 Sep 29, 2008
Is the red head, Katie still there?
someone who knows

United States

#9 Oct 1, 2008
I don't think you need to worry to much about what the old jail does. Its the new one I would be concerned about what was going on.
someone who knows

United States

#10 Oct 1, 2008
I wouldn't be worried to much about what is going on at the old jail. Its stevens that i would be worried about. They do have a high turnover rate.
Mr H

Bluefield, WV

#11 Oct 9, 2008
i think that what they were talking about....
Stan

Wellford, SC

#12 Jul 31, 2010
someone who knows wrote:
I don't think you need to worry to much about what the old jail does. Its the new one I would be concerned about what was going on.
Exactly right about that

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