Mar 6, 2013
Deputy Warden Position Narrowed to Three Candidates
March 6th, 2013 Erie County Executive Barry Grossman is in the process of choosing a new deputy warden for the Erie County Prison.
Small southeast Ohio prison will stay open
The Athens Messenger reports that the state has rescinded plans to close the Hocking Correctional Facility in Nelsonville.
Ohio prison closures unlikely -- but possible
Until a biennium budget is passed, what might happen to the state's prisons -- including two locally -- remain what-ifs. This week, the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections released a report that indicated a number of cost-saving measures, including "worst-case" cuts of 110 corrections officers and the closure of up to five prisons ... (more)
The Columbus Dispatch
Five Ohio prisons face possibility of closure under budget cuts
Ohio will close one prison for certain and may have to shutter four more under two-year budget-cut scenarios being considered by Gov.