On Oct. 14, 2016, Bent County Correctional Facility (BCCF) celebrated its 20th anniversary with Corrections Corporation of America (CCA).

On Oct. 14, 2016, Bent County Correctional Facility (BCCF) celebrated its 20th anniversary with Corrections Corporation of America (CCA). Attending the event were Colorado Department of Corrections personnel, county commissioners, City of Las Animas Sheriff's Office, Las Animas City Council, Las Animas Chamber of Commerce, Las Animas Schools, people from the community and BCCF's own employees.

Hamburgers and hot dogs were served along with all the extras and cake. Warden Barry Goodrich and Public Information Officer Keith Proctor greeted everybody. Warden Goodrich gave a welcome speech then and asked if anyone else would like to make a comment. Several mentioned how much the facility has helped the town with projects and the amount of money the facility puts into the economy of the town and county.