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Portage authorities keeping an eye on jail

From staff and wire reports Published:

Portage County authorities are among many from across the state keeping an eye on Ohio's first privately operated county jail in Lisbon to see if it saves counties money. The $15 million jail, which opened Wednesday, is expected to save at least $1.4 million per year because the county does not pay salaries for jailers and other staff, said Columb


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