An article in the New York Times published Oct. 30, 2022, goes in-depth into the operations of Ware Youth Center in Red River Parish. Read it by clicking the link above.
Natchitoches Parish youth are routinely sent to Ware since they are the closest juvenile detention center in the state.
Governor John Bel Edwards has asked for an investigation (click link to read) into conditions at Ware Youth Center following the release off the New York Times article.
Note: The Natchitoches Times did not contribute to this article in any way, form or format.