Program aims to keep parolees out of prison

Monday, November 5, 2007 | 7:42 p.m. CST; updated 5:00 a.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

COLUMBIA — Larry Goodwin’s eyes peer out from behind large, rimmed glasses, emanating a calm, solemn expression that diffuses across his face. His hands are weathered smooth, befitting someone who’s worked with them for a lifetime. When he speaks, his voice is soft, even and polite.