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  1. Greenville man charged in connection with murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | WIKY-FM Evansville

    He is currently incarcerated at the Kentucky State Reformatory in La Grange. Tromain Mackall was reported missing in July of 2016.

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  2. 3rd man charged in connection with body found in toolboxRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 7 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    ... Wednesday and charged with tampering with physical evidence. Boyken is incarcerated at the Kentucky State Reformatory at La Grange on unrelated charges. Two other men face murder charges in the 2016 death of 29-year-old Tromain Mackall of Ohio ...

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  3. Third person charged in Tromain Mackall murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | WEHT

    Boyken is currently in the Kentucky State Reformatory in La Grange for other unrelated charges. Authorities say Mackall was killed in July 2016 near the Daviess County-Ohio County line, and his body was found in a toolbox in Grayson County several days later. 1 comment

  4. Private prison no solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... that there are better ways to penalize them and at less cost. Rather than upgrade the 80-year-old Kentucky State Reformatory in LaGrange, Justice Secretary John Tilley decided to re-up with the rebranded CoreCivic, formerly Corrections Corporation ...

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  5. Amid overcrowding, Kentucky to reopen private prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Powhatan Today

    ... Corporation of America. The state plans to move about 800 inmates from the 80-year-old Kentucky State Reformatory to the Lee Adjustment Center in Beattyville over the next four months. Kentucky had inmates in three private CoreCivic prisons as ...

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  6. Kentucky will reopen private prison despite past inmate sex abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Cincinnati.com

    Kentucky will reopen at least one private prison to help alleviate pressure on a crowded and aging state institution in Oldham County. Gov. Matt Bevin's administration has agreed to reopen a private prison to alleviate pressure on the Kentucky State Reformatory in Oldham County, although government officials say the controversial decision is only a short-term solution.

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  7. Department of Corrections Signs Agreement To Open Lee Adjustment CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... Adjustment Center in Beattyville within the next four months. That will help relieve pressures on Kentucky State Reformatory, an 80-year-old prison in Oldham County that requires costly upkeep to meet modern standards, according to a press release. ...

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  8. Decades behind bars a look behind bars in Kentucky PrisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | LEO Weekly

    The interviews with prisoners were conducted initially at Kentucky State Reformatory and the Luther Luckett Correctional Complex in Oldham County, with the follow-ups 20 years later across the state.] For two decades, I walked through steel gates, into sally ports, and across prison yards into a world unfamiliar to most people, a world that was home to thousands of convicted felons. I was educating inmates, and in a few years, I became coordinator of my community college's prison program, which gave me free access to all of the area prisons.

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  9. Nathan Cole Meacham Appellant v. Department of Corrections AppelleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | FindLaw

    ... his petition for declaration of rights. We affirm. In August 2014, Meacham, an inmate at the Kentucky State Reformatory, sought an administrative review of his sentence calculation. Meacham cited the 2010 amendment to KRS 197.045(1), asserting he ...

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  10. Changes coming for license plates, drivera s licenses in Ky. -Read the original story

    Sep 9, 2017 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... have worn off and many are unreadable. The license plates are made by prison inmates at the Kentucky State Reformatory in La Grange. "The production system we use is literally a relic of the 1960s," he told the committee. "We could not sell the ...

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  11. Kentucky license plates might change in 2019. Here's what you need to know.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Bbech tree news

    ... plates from Kentucky Correctional Industries, a program that uses the labor of 55 inmates at the Kentucky State Reformatory in La Grange. The inmates produce plates with obsolete equipment from the 1960s. The state retrieves the plates and ships ...

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  12. Kentucky license plates might change in 2019. Here's what you need to know.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | West Kentucky News

    ... plates from Kentucky Correctional Industries, a program that uses the labor of 55 inmates at the Kentucky State Reformatory in La Grange. The inmates produce plates with obsolete equipment from the 1960s. The state retrieves the plates and ships ...

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  13. Convicted murderer cries during parole board appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    LOUISVILLE, KY A Louisville man who brutally murdered his ex-girlfriend, in the parking lot of Mall St. Matthews cried to two parole board members at the Kentucky State Reformatory Tuesday morning. Donovan Harris admitted to raping and murdering his ex-girlfriend Mary Byron in 1993, but said he's sorry and he's a changed man.

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  14. Convicted murderer up for parole; victim's family continues to fight for justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... want to make sure Donovan Harris, the man who killed their daughter, remains in prison at the Kentucky State Reformatory. Harris' hearing in front of the parole board is expected to be on Tuesday, according to the Mary Byron project. Twelve years ...

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  15. Lawsuit filed over prison understaffing after inmate stabbed 17 timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... wrote in the letter. "The prisons are getting more violent every day." "The problem is that Kentucky State Reformatory is so understaffed that they cannot control the entire prison population," Bentley said. Fellow inmate Leonard Andrew was also ...

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  16. Audio of jail calls from man accused of killing LMPD officer reveals new detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    New jailhouse phone calls made from the man charged with the murder of LMPD Officer Nick Rodman have been released. Wathaniel Woods is being held at the Kentucky State Reformatory.

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  17. Kentucky prison placed on lockdown after workers attackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    Department of Corrections spokeswoman Lisa Lamb told media that 16 inmates attacked the workers Thursday afternoon near a canteen line in the yard of the Kentucky State Reformatory. She said the injured workers included officers, sergeants, lieutenants and a captain, and all were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

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  18. Man charged with murder of LMPD officer pleads not guilty Read Story Shay McAlisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | WHAS11

    ... tler said. Woods was moved out of Metro Corrections over the weekend and is now being held in the Kentucky State Reformatory on a $1 million cash bond.

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  19. Notorious pedophile priest dies in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... said Louis Miller had battled a lengthy illness. He was 86 and was serving his time at the Kentucky State Reformatory in La Grange. In 2003, Miller pleaded guilty in Jefferson County Circuit Court to 44 counts of indecent and immoral practices and ...

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  20. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... They also say that three staff members at the Kentucky State Penitentiary and one staff member at Kentucky State Reformatory received non-life-threatening injuries because of glass, debris, and equipment blowing in the wind. (LEX18) - Several ...

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