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Offenders clean up along side of the road

Thursday, April 11, 2013

(Submitted photo) Wabash Valley Correctional Facility offenders from Carlisle will be on a mission the next three weeks, clearing away trash along U.S. 41 and State Roads in Sullivan, Knox, and Greene counties. Starting this past Monday, minimum-security offenders will pick up trash and debris along U.S. 41 from the edge of Vigo County into Knox, paying special attention to medians. Once the four-lane highway is cleared, offender crews will tackle State Road 48 in Sullivan County, State Road 59 in Greene County, and State Road 67 in Knox. Two-thousand bags of trash were collected last year; a record cleanup, with over 11,000 pounds worth of debris cleared from along area roadways. "Our annual cleanup campaign is just one way for us to contribute to a cleaner environment, with immediate impact," WVCF Superintendent Richard Brown said. "The offenders provide a valuable public service, something they take pride in."

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Do the people doing community service for Greene County Community Corrections ever pick up trash, mow cemteries, etc.?

-- Posted by ellis1 on Fri, Apr 12, 2013, at 9:37 AM

Do you think maybe they could go over to the Switz City area and help clean up that yard where you always see little kids playing in trash? And we oppose zoning!!!

-- Posted by outofthisworld on Tue, Apr 16, 2013, at 12:41 PM

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