Inmates provided bottled water, food after outages at two north Miss. prisons

MDOC is currently using generators to power the Bolivar Co. facility.

Inmates provided bottled water, food after outages at two north Miss. prisons
MDOC is currently using generators to power the facilities.

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Power has been restored at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. Bolivar County Correctional is currently using generator power after storms moved through north Mississippi on Saturday.

The inmates in these facilities are being provided bottled water and food.

“We are thankful no injuries were reported among the staff and inmates,” said Commissioner Pelicia Hall.

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