More than a dozen inmates pass carpentry program

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Source: Madisonville-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation

HOPKINS CO., Ky (WEHT) Sixteen inmates at the Hopkins County Jail were awarded certificates for successfully completing the Kentucky INSINC carpentry program.

INSINC, which stands for “Inmates Need Skills in New Careers,” is a partnership between the Hopkins County Jail and the Madisonville-Hopkins County Economic Development Corp.’s Kentucky Movers and Makers.

The program allows incarcerated volunteers to become certified in carpentry, basic welding and masonry. Since the program’s inception, 55 inmates have now received certificates.

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(This story was originally published on March 4, 2020)

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