By Dennis Brown
Lewis County officials
presented their monthly activity reports during the April meeting of Lewis
County Fiscal Court.
Sheriff Bill Lewis filed
his department’s report for activities from March 9, 2009, to April 13, 2009:
Subpoenas Served 79
* Domestic Related Calls
* Civil Summons Served
* Felony Arrests
* Misdemeanor Arrests
* Criminal Summons
* Prisoners Transp. to
Secure Facility 311 miles
* Juveniles Transported
* DVOs and EPOs
* Court Bailiff Hours
* Auto Inspections
* Funeral Escorts
* Property Taxes
* Franchise Taxes
* Ruger 22 caliber
* Jennings Auto 9mm
Lewis County Emergency
Management Director Carl Chaney reported the following activities:
* Performed all routine
administrative/office tasks as required by KyEM.
* Turned in all monthly
reports for KyEM.
* Helped instruct a FEMA
required course for grants.
* Participated in
several conference calls with state and federal officials.
* Working on preliminary
paperwork for county and city reimbursement from Ice Storm.
* Met with FEMA
* Attended a FEMA
mitigation grant workshop at Maysville.
* Attended a Web
transportation meeting at Maysville.
* Working on 911 issues.
* Working of Flood Plain
* Provided dispatch
The Lewis County E-911
Dispatch Center received a total of 427 calls for service for the following
* Sheriff’s Department
* Vanceburg Police
* Traffic Stops
* Injury Accidents
* Non-injury Accidents
Fire Department and
* Lewis Co. FD
* Camp Dix FD
* Garrison FD
* Vanceburg FD
* Firebrick FD
* Black Oak FD
* Kinniconick FD
* Tollesboro FD
* Med Corp Ambulance
Road Supervisor Dane
Howard reported that more than 4,400 tons of gravel and 17.33 tons of
asphalt had been hauled over the previous month and said pothole repairs had
been made at Bowman Springs, Birchwood Lane, Lower Kinney, Quincy, Old
County Road, Tar Camp. Tar Fork, Evermans, Garrison area, Evans Lane,
Southern Manor, Hazel Road and Laurel Road.
Graded roads included
Golden Ridge, Stamper Branch, Hickory Hollow, Holbrook Hollow, Scaffold Lick
Road, Raccoon Road, Saw Pit Branch, Nolan Branch, Red Brush Road, Garden
Branch, Bear Branch, Horseshoe Bend, Straight Fork, Mud Lick, Spy Run, Dry
Hollow, Stone Branch, Hackworth Branch, Goodwin Branch, Sailor Branch,
Crooked Creek, May Hollow, Hackworth Branch, Griffitt Hollow, Old State
Fork, Amish House Road and Mud Lick Road.
Howard reported that
pipe had been installed or repaired at Garrison, Garden Branch, Bradford
Lane, ADR Subdivision, Raccoon Branch, May Hollow, Beechy Road, Paint Lick
Road, Hazel Road, Dyer Branch and Blue Spring Road. Power Lick and Dunbar
Hill Road received ditching or road widening.
Tree and debris
removal/brush cutting/mowing was reported for Quicks Run, Toller Hollow,
Indian Hills, Bradford Lane, Birchwood Lane, Lower Kinney, Old Trace and
Amish House Lane. Bridge redecking retainers/repairs was reported for Butler
Howard reported other
repairs at Dyer Branch, Briary Road, Fly Branch, Rock Creek Road, Power
Lick, Dunbar Hill Road, Wilson Road, Spy Run Road, Bigden Hollow Road, Red
Bruch Hill Road, Twin Branch Road, Lions Club Road and Briery Side Road at
Lewis County Jailer Tim
Underwood filed the following activity report for March 1 – 31, 2009:
* State Inmates CC/CD/CI
* Served Out
* County Inmates
* Inmates Booked In
* Average Daily Jail
* Booking, Housing,
Medical, Damaged Property $1,629.68
* Telephone Commission
* Class D/CC/CI Pay for
* Somerset Food in March
Traveled 660 Miles
* Hardin County
* Roederer Correctional
Underwood reported that
41 Class D inmates participated in the work program totaling 4,840 man
hours. The agencies they assisted included The Lewis County Courthouse,
Justice Center, Sheriff’s Department, City of Vanceburg, Solid Waste
Program, Clean Highways Program, Garrison Little League, Garrison Boat
Docks, Tollesboro Little League, Lewis County Historical Society, Lewis
County Board of Education, Corps of Engineers, Helen Rayburn Library, and
the Black Oak, Tollesboro and Camp Dix Fire Departments.
Areas covered by the
Clean Highways Program included Ky. Rt. 10, Garrison Lane, Old Trace Creek,
Rock Run, Warrens Cemetery Lane, Hickle Drive, Briary Road, Martin Lane, Ky.
Rt. 8, Scaffold Lick, Birchwood Lane, Evans Lane, Lions Lane, Craycraft Lane
and Murphy Lane. A total of 975 bags of waste were picked up.
Underwood reported the
commissary account at the jail totaled $5,995.00 and the inmate account had
a balance of $7,040.28.
Lewis County Animal
Control Officer Shawn Henderson reported that for the month of March there
were six adoptions; 10 dog tags sold; 23 dogs put down; and 84 calls
The next regular meeting
of Lewis County Fiscal Court will be at 9:30 a.m. May 11, 2009, in the third
floor courtroom of the Lewis County Courthouse.