Daviess, DeKalb officials pen agreement for jail district
Commissions from Daviess and DeKalb counties signed a contract Monday, May 23, to form a Regional Jail District. The agreement marks the first step toward building a multi-jurisdictional county jail – the first ever in Missouri.
The idea of forming a regional jail has been under consideration since 1992. While other counties opted out or found other solutions, both Daviess and DeKalb