Thousands of pages of newly unsealed court documents obtained by The Star offer insights into the missteps, mismanagement and years of neglect that led the Jackson County jail to its current crisis. Officials knew, for instance, that the jail's cell doors were in bad shape as far back as 2007, but only in the past couple of years were they repaired after security concerns grew to alarming levels.
Monday, March 11, 2019
NEWSFLASH!!! JACKSON COUNTY EXEC FRANK WHITE FLUBBED JAIL RESPONSE!!!
The newspaper is picking up a story that's about two years-old regarding decrepit jail conditions. These facts were widely reported by media outlets throughout the metro but now represent dead-tree deciding that they don't like the exec now that that he's politically vulnerable and facing financial scrutiny amid a great many Feds lurking at the Courthouse. Checkit: