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by Cheryl Cadue last modified Dec 03, 2012 03:04 PM
Barton LCMHF carpentry students build shed for Great Bend daycare

Barton LCMHF carpentry students build shed for Great Bend daycare

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jun 05, 2018 12:11 PM

Restocking paper goods at Great Bend Head Start daycare was a cross-town trip before Barton Community College got involved.

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KDOC 2018 Employees and Volunteers of the Year Announced

KDOC 2018 Employees and Volunteers of the Year Announced

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jun 19, 2018 10:31 AM

Governor Jeff Colyer and Corrections Secretary Joe Norwood announced the Kansas Department of Corrections’ (KDOC) 2018 Employees and Volunteers of the Year during a ceremony held recently at the Kansas Statehouse.

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Governor Colyer proclaims Kansas Correctional Officer's and Employee's Week

Governor Colyer proclaims Kansas Correctional Officer's and Employee's Week

by KDOC News last modified May 08, 2018 04:17 PM

Governor Jeff Colyer is calling on Kansans to recognize the contributions of Kansas correctional officers and employees during the week of May 6-12.

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Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial events to be held Thursday and Friday

Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial events to be held Thursday and Friday

by KDOC News last modified May 02, 2018 12:19 PM

A candlelight vigil for fallen officers will take place at 8 p.m., Thursday, May 3, followed the next day by the memorial ceremony at noon in Topeka. Both events will begin at the Kansas Statehouse and end at the Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial located on the grounds of the statehouse.

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Topeka Facility Hosting Annual Plant Sale

Topeka Facility Hosting Annual Plant Sale

by KDOC News last modified May 02, 2018 12:19 PM

Topeka Correctional Facility (TCF) will host a plant sale for the public from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., May 1 to May 13 on the front grounds of the facility. The sale features annuals, perennials, herbs, grasses and vegetable plants cultivated by the inmates of the all-female facility.

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31 LCMHF inmates pass GED through Barton; dozens earn industry certifications

31 LCMHF inmates pass GED through Barton; dozens earn industry certifications

by KDOC News last modified May 03, 2018 10:42 AM

Xavier Pennington landed in jail in 2016 for dealing drugs. It was rock bottom, but from there he had nowhere to go but up. Now the once high-school-dropout has earned his diploma via the state GED exam through Barton Community College, and has mastered skills to earn an honest wage when he is released in November of 2019.

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KDOC Director Audrey Cress honored for helping victims of crime

KDOC Director Audrey Cress honored for helping victims of crime

by KDOC News last modified Apr 19, 2018 06:57 PM

Kansas Department of Corrections’ (KDOC) Office of Victim Services Director Audrey Cress was honored Thursday for her efforts on behalf of crime victims during the 21st Annual Crime Victims’ Rights Conference in Topeka.

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Tickets on sale for Ellsworth's annual dinner theater inmate performance

Tickets on sale for Ellsworth's annual dinner theater inmate performance

by KDOC News last modified Apr 02, 2018 09:49 AM

Ellsworth Correctional Facility inmates will be performing Neil Simon's comedy "Fools" for this year's dinner theater performances April 20, 21, 28 and 29. Tickets range in price from $20 to $25 with proceeds benefiting the Right Track Foundation at the Spiritual Life Center.

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Kansas Correctional Industries takes a new approach to improve performance

Kansas Correctional Industries takes a new approach to improve performance

by KDOC News last modified Mar 30, 2018 03:48 PM

Kansas Correctional Industries (KCI), a self-supporting state agency under the direction of the Kansas Department of Corrections, recently hosted a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training as KCI looks to improve operational performance.

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Ellsworth inmates raise money for local high school marching band

Ellsworth inmates raise money for local high school marching band

by KDOC News last modified Mar 29, 2018 10:29 AM

The Ellsworth Junior/Senior High School marching band performed recently at Ellsworth Correctional Facility (ECF) to thank an inmate group for its $2,000 contribution for new band uniforms.

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Girls create their own library at KJCC

Girls create their own library at KJCC

by KDOC News last modified Mar 08, 2018 12:04 PM

A year ago, checking out a library book was not always easy for female residents at the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex (KJCC). Classes are often held in the library and female residents also must wait for staff to clear the area of male residents who are housed in the same building as the library.

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Cowley College receives grant to start barbering program at Winfield Correctional Facility

Cowley College receives grant to start barbering program at Winfield Correctional Facility

by Courtesy of Cowley College last modified Feb 05, 2018 12:22 PM

Working closely with the Winfield Correctional Facility and the Kansas Department of Corrections, Cowley College recently received the funding needed to create a Barbering program for inmates through the Kansas Department of Commerce and Workforce Aligned with Industry Demand (AID) initiative.

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Construction on Lansing Correctional Facility Begins in May 2018

Construction on Lansing Correctional Facility Begins in May 2018

by KDOC News last modified Jan 30, 2018 04:21 PM

The rebuilding of Lansing Correctional Facility, the state’s oldest and largest correctional facility, is scheduled to start in May following legislative approval last week.

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Salina Parole Office to move to new location January 12

Salina Parole Office to move to new location January 12

by KDOC News last modified Jan 08, 2018 09:50 PM

The KDOC will move its Salina-based office to a new location on Jan. 12, 2018.

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