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Three Forks Regional Jail is no small part of life in the country-side community it calls home in the Eastern Kentucky mountains. Currently housing over 220 inmates, almost everyone in Beattyville, and the surrounding counties, either knows someone in the jail, has worked for the jail or has served time. "There's not much to do here [ in Beattyville]," said jail officer Michellle Dunaway. "A lot of people get bored, get into the wrong things and wind up in jail. It's hard to get out of."..Male inmates enjoy recreational time at the jail on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010. .Photo by Britney McIntosh