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12/04/06-Tyler

Increase Cost of Transferring Smith County Inmates

Transferring inmates out of county will now cost Smith County more. Currently, Smith County send inmates to Limestone County.   As of January 1st, Limestone County will raise the cost of inmate to $43.00 a day, that's a $2.00 a day increase. Commissioners say based on 300 inmates per day, this will result in an increase of $180,000 for the remaining 2007 fiscal year.

Karolyn Davis, reporting.  kdavis@kltv.com

 

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