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60 year old David Riemens is originally from Michigan-
Since his mysterious disappearance on Wednesday his family made the almost 5 hundred mile trip from Kalamazoo, Michigan to Watertown, Tennessee in hopes of finding their loved one.
David Riemens had just one meeting to go before heading to Michigan to see his family last Wednesday...
But he never came... Now his brothers and sisters came to Watertown hoping to have the reunion that was already overdue.
Jim Riemens says, “Everybody is trying and I think we just haven't looked under that right bush gone over that right rock ask that right person where he is.”
For the last week the family David lives with in Watertown has not seen him- everyone says this is out of character...especially since he moved to Tennessee 25 years ago.
Jim Riemens says, “Once he got here - he settled here and he is really happy here he likes it here this is his home the folks around here probably know him better than we do.”
Community members say not seeing David around has been strange...
John Cisco says, “A lot of us are spending a long time thinking about it we just really don't know what to do because we have done about everything we can.”
It's believed David met an elderly man who needed stone work on a house he was building for his daughter- together the two were supposed to meet with a contractor.
Jim Riemens says. “He went to a location he was going to meet somebody - somebody picked him up and the trail stops there.”
A week later David Riemens’ car still sits in the Dollar General parking lot and while his family says they are running out of time they are not giving up hope that he is alive.
Jim Riemens says, “We believe he is still with us and time is just very crucial at this point ... I think we are going to find him.”
They just hope someone will have information that will lead them in the right direction.
Anyone with information should call the Wilson County Sheriff's office immediately
Wednesday, August 15 2012, 10:46 PM CDT
Miss. chooses new firm to run Woodville prison
May 18, 2013 20:50 GMT
WOODVILLE, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi officials have picked a new company to run the Wilkinson County Correctional Facility.
Utah-based Management and Training Corp. announced Friday that the Mississippi Department of Corrections has chosen it to run the 1,000-bed prison starting July 1, the Natchez Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/10MvOGv).
Corrections Corporation of America, based in Nashville, Tenn., had run the prison since 1998. MTC says it will keep "the vast majority" of employees.
MTC will get a five-year contract to run the prison with two one-year options. Last year, officials chose MTC to take over East Mississippi Correctional Facility, the Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and the Marshall County Correctional Facility from the GEO Group. MTC won 10-year contracts for each.
CCA still runs the Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility and the Adams County Correctional Center in Mississippi.
Information from: The Natchez Democrat, http://www.natchezdemocrat.com/
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