Two Rivers Detention Facility
HARDIN — Doyle Jones brought 200 blank applications for job-seekers at the Two Rivers Detention Facility.
A Louisiana corrections company plans a job fair April 16 at the Two Rivers Detention Facility in Hardin in an effort to find up to 115 employees to operate a therapeutic treatment center for Bureau of Indian Affairs inmates, beginning as early as May 15.
After nearly five years of failed attempts to fill a 464-bed jail, board members of Hardin's Two Rivers Authority unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday evening to transfer the facility's title to the bondholders who financed the project.
In the aftermath of what some saw as the last, best hope to fill Hardin's vacant jail, the immediate fate of the project remains uncertain, with few good options for a swift resolution.
May 18, 2004 - Hardin City Council creates Two Rivers Port Authority as the city's economic-development arm.
The Two Rivers Detention Center was promoted as the largest economic development project in decades in the small town of Hardin when the jail was built two years ago. But it has been vacant ever since.