Elwood Cornett, a retired educator who has helped lead the the effort to have the federal government build a high-security prison in Letcher County, shows the preferred site for the prison, on a spot flattened by surface mining at Roxana. 8/6/2015
Elwood Cornett, a retired educator who has helped lead the the effort to have the federal government build a high-security prison in Letcher County, shows the preferred site for the prison, on a spot flattened by surface mining at Roxana. 8/6/2015 Bill Estep bestep@herald-leader.com
Elwood Cornett, a retired educator who has helped lead the the effort to have the federal government build a high-security prison in Letcher County, shows the preferred site for the prison, on a spot flattened by surface mining at Roxana. 8/6/2015 Bill Estep bestep@herald-leader.com

Letcher County’s chances for prison boosted by federal budget

December 18, 2015 06:09 PM