Sheriff to hold virtual tour of new Cape Girardeau County Courthouse

Sheriff to hold virtual tour of new Cape Girardeau County Courthouse
Heartland News took a tour of the new Cape Girardeau County Courthouse on May 6.

JACKSON, Mo. (KFVS) - The Cape Girardeau Sheriff’s Office announced it will hold a virtual tour of the new Cape Girardeau County Courthouse in Jackson, Missouri.

The pre-recorded tour will be held on the sheriff’s Facebook page at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 14.

Sheriff Ruth Ann Dickerson and County Commissioner Charles Herbst will be giving a first hand look at the facility and provide information about operations during the coronavirus pandemic.

Ahead of the tour, the public is encouraged to ask questions about the new facility by posting them on the sheriff’s Facebook post.

We’re giving a tour and we need your questions! Join us for a pre-recorded virtual tour of the new Cape Girardeau County...

Posted by Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Some of the questions asked will be picked and answered in the pre-recorded tour.

Heartland News took a tour of the new courthouse about to open on May 6.

Virtual tour of new Cape Girardeau County courthouse

The 82,000 square foot facility has five courtrooms and four elevators.

The project cost $20 million and is expected to open by the end of May.

An official grand opening is planned for a later date.

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