Lewis County Jail receives $200,000 Grant


January 13, 2022

Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner, Sheriff Dwayne Kilpatrick, Captain Christie Moore, Jail Administrator Josh Keltner

Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner recently announced to the County Commission that the Lewis County Jail has been awarded a $200,000 fully-funded grant by the Tennessee Department of Health.

The grant application was successfully written by Captain Christie Moore, and the funds will be used to provide upgrades and make various improvements at the jail, in response to the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Among the items Sheriff Dwayne Kilpatrick and Jail Administrator Josh Keltner plan to use the grant money on include a new handwashing station and large storage unit in the sally port area.

They also pl...

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