advertisement

New Missouri jail offering one-night stays

Monday, June 27, 2011 | 9:46 a.m. CDT

JEFFERSON CITY — The newest place to stay in downtown Jefferson City opens for business next month, and the management is offering a grand-opening special: $30 for a one-night stay with dinner, breakfast and your own private cell. Every guest will get a free booking photo and a complimentary "Cole County Jail" T-shirt.

The invitation comes from the Cole County sheriff and the county commission to mark the opening of the new sheriff's office and jail. The building is located across from the courthouse in Missouri's capital city and was built at a cost of about $30 million.

The ribbon-cutting takes place the morning of July 15, and adults can book their one-night stay for July 15 or 16. It's anyone's guess how many people will check in, but there's plenty of room — the jail can house nearly 200 inmates.

 


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements