Fresh Start For Clay County Inmates

Every Tuesday evening at 4:30 p.m., the inmates at the Clay County jail are not in their jail cells, they are having worship service behind the Sheriff’s office in a small building they all like to call, “The Shack.”

It is a place where they aren’t looked at as criminals of any kind but as brothers in Christ. They watch prerecorded sermons from Life Church in Cookeville. Every inmate agreed, that every time they enter “The Shack,” and watch the sermon for that day they feel like a new person and it gives them hope for when they are done serving their time that they will come out and be a changed person for the better.

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