Commissioners tour jail, wellness center

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The Crockett County Commissioners’ Court toured the construction sites of the new jail and the J. Cleo Thompson Wellness Center during their regular meeting Monday.

The nearly 20,000 squarefoot jail building is expected to be completed by June. It is being constructed by Lyness Construction out of Cleburne. The building will contain 24 cells.

During the tour, commissioners, county officials and citizens saw jail cells, the booking area and the exercise area, which have been constructed. Workers are busy with the administration office side of the building, as well as the electrical and plumbing.


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