Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

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March 11, 2012

WhyTry offers new path

Inmates get inspired through Saturday class

GLASGOW — For Allen Jones, the inmates at Barren County Detention Center are in many ways a lot like his Glasgow Middle School students. They’re genuine, honest about themselves, they sometimes get a little emotional and they struggle with making the right decisions. After being introduced to a motivational program used in Glasgow Independent Schools from elementary through high school, Jones decided to bring the WhyTry program to the local jail, in an effort to encourage the inmates and help them get their lives back on track.

“I believe everyone has value, worth,” Jones said. “They deserve the opportunity to rebuild their lives.”

Read more of this story in the print and e-edition of the Monday Glasgow Daily Times.


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