Talks are starting on expanding the Knox County Jail

        Knox County is considering an expansion of their jail.

        The Sherriff, Doug Vantlin told reporters that the current jail is over it’s 268 bed capacity.

        A public hearing is scheduled for October 24th at the Vincennes City Council Chambers to consider a 2/10th’s of a percent increase in income taxes to pay for an expansion.

        The hearing has to be held before the end of this month to added the tax in January next year if the county council approves it.