Wilkinson County Correctional Facility Opens New Recreation Yard

(Woodville, MISSISSIPPI)– For the first time in years, inmates at the Wilkinson County Correctional Facility can now go outside for recreation.

“It’s been a big concern ever since we started operating the facility,” said Warden Frank Shaw. “Offenders have always been able to play basketball and do other exercises inside the prison, but outdoor recreation was off limits because new equipment was needed. After we took over the facility in July of last year, we started making plans for new outdoor equipment.”

The facility installed a new basketball court, volleyball court, and other outdoor activities including soccer and jogging.

Warden Shaw added, “Some offenders just want to go outside and enjoy the sun. Having access to an outdoor recreation yard improves offenders’ overall wellbeing and morale.”


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For more information contact: Warden Frank Shaw

Office: 601-888-3199 or frank.shaw@mtctrains.com