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First Bowie County prisoners arrive

The first group of 20 inmates from Bowie County arrived around 2 p.m. Monday, October 1 at the Franklin County Jail.The first group of 20 inmates from Bowie County arrived around 2 p.m. Monday, October 1 at the Franklin County Jail.

The inmates to be housed locally provide both needed relief from overcrowding at Bowie Co. and added income for Franklin Co. to offset the rising costs of law enforcement locally. Franklin Co. will receive $36 daily for each of which about $26 should be net income under the Interlocal Agreement with Bowie Co.