Contact Us

State Prisoners Set to Help ‘Keep Evansville Beautiful’

inmates picking up trash
YouTube

You can expect to see more inmates walking the streets of Evansville, as they will soon be helping to keep Evansville beautiful.

In a combined cleanup effort between the Indiana Department of Correction, Indiana Department of Transportation, Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and Keep Evansville Beautiful, convicts from Branchville Correctional Facility and Wabash Valley Correctional Facility will be brought into Vanderburgh County to assist with picking up and bagging litter across the city.

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will them supervise the trash pick up provided by inmates of the Vanderburgh County Community Correction Center.

All inmates scheduled to work on Vanderburgh County beautification projects have been cleared for outside work detail and will be supervised by staff members of the Indiana Department of Corrections.

“This partnership is not only a great deal for Indiana taxpayers and Vanderburgh County but it provides an opportunity for offenders to give back to the communities from which they have often taken so much,” said Indiana Department of Correction Commissioner Bruce Lemmon.

Keep Evansville Beautiful President Cheryl Musgrave adds that cleaner roads will help create a better environment and encourage more economic development within the city.

[WFIE]

More from Newstalk

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalk1280.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on NewsTalk 1280 WGBF quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on NewsTalk 1280 WGBF quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!