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Sheriff's office offering free tours of detention center

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You don’t have to commit a crime to go to jail in Baxter County.

The sheriff’s office will offer public tours of the detention center on Friday, Aug. 11.

Sheriff John Montgomery will lead visitors through the jail and its facilities every two hours, starting at 8 a.m. and ending at 8 p.m.

Anyone wishing to take the tour should assemble near the front public entrance at the following times:

  • 8 a.m.
  • 10 a.m.
  • 12 p.m.
  • 2 p.m.
  • 4 p.m.
  • 6 p.m.

Purses, cell phones, and pocket knives will not be allowed in the facility. Also, visitors should not wear “flip-flop” footwear during the tour.

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