Debate Continues Over Old Cole County Jail

Posted by Warren Krech on March 24, 2014

 

You might remember when they built the ‘new’ Cole County Jail officials said it would have room to grow. But that doesn’t include courtroom space. Presiding Commissioner Marc Ellinger favors tearing down the ‘old’ Cole County Jail to make room for an office and courtroom complex. The other two commissioners haven’t backed that plan after an outcry from the Historic Preservation crowd.

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