Lewis County officials
presented their monthly activity reports during the May meeting of Lewis County
Sheriff Bill Lewis filed
his department’s report for activities from April 13, 2009, to May 11, 2009:
Subpoenas Served 54
* Domestic Related Calls
* Civil Summons Served
* Felony Arrests
* Misdemeanor Arrests
* Criminal Summons
* Prisoners Transp. to
Secure Facility 358 miles
* Juveniles Transported
* DVOs and EPOs
* Court Bailiff Hours
* Auto Inspections
* Funeral Escorts
* Property Taxes
* Franchise Taxes
* Nokia Digital Camera
* 6 pr. Carhart jeans
& saw chains $160.00
* Remington 20 Ga.
* Blackberry Cell Phone
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.
* Working on FEMA
paperwork for county and city reimbursement from Ice Storm.
* Attended a mitigation
meeting at the local office.
* Attended a directors
meeting at Frankfort.
* Attended a swine flu
workshop at Flemingsburg.
* Working on 911 issues.
* Working of Flood Plain
* Provided dispatch
The Lewis County E-911
Dispatch Center received a total of 430 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 2,340 tons of gravel and 60.13 tons of asphalt
had been hauled over the previous month and said pothole repairs had been made
at Stamper Branch, Tar Fork, Laurel, Southern Manor, Green Valley, Riverview,
Skidmore Lane, Bentleyville, McDowell, Willim Branch, ADR Subdivision, Garrad
Road, St. Andrews, Andrew Mason, Craycraft Road, Fugate Lane, Lower Kinney,
Sandy Lane, Methodist Cemetery Road, Straight Fork, McCarthy Bend, Cooper Fork,
Garrison Area, Dam Road, Christy Lane, Scaffold Lick, Manley Hollow and Poplar
Graded roads included
Clarksburg Branch, Flinders Cemetery Road, Swearingen Branch, Brandy Lane,
Fingerboard, Toller Hollow Hill, Glen Spring Road, Cooper Fork, Briary Road, C.
Savers Road, Crooked Creek, River Hill Road, Ben Willim Branch, Harrison Hollow
and Fuller Branch.
Howard reported that
pipe had been installed or repaired at Swearingen Branch, Cedar Hill Road, Bill
Chain Road, Lori Lane, Evans Lane, McDowell Road, Laurel, Mills Branch, Evans
Lane, Hazel Road and Flinders Cemetery Road. Laurel, Mills Branch, Simmons Road,
River Hill Road, Hazel Road and Vance’s Creek Road received ditching or road
Tree and debris
removal/brush cutting/mowing was reported for Laurel Road, Murphy’s Lane,
Evans Lane, River Hill Road and Lower Kinney Road. Signs were printed and/or
installed on County Lane, Kilbreth Lane, Methodist Cemetery, Greenhowe Branch,
Collins Cemetery, Zion Ridge Cemetery, Vance Cemetery, Riley Cemetery and May
Howard reported other
repairs at Cedar Hill Road, Fuller Branch, Green Valley, Bill Chain, Lori Lane,
Rock Run, Mills Branch, Birchwood Lane, Lower Kinney, Vance’s Creek,
Murphy’s Lane, East Fork Church Road, Rock Creek and Rock Run.
Lewis County Jailer Tim
Underwood filed the following activity report for April 1 – 30, 2009:
* State Inmates CC/CD/CI
* Served Out
* County Inmates
* Inmates Booked In
* Average Daily Jail
* Booking, Housing,
Medical, Damaged Property $2,135.36
* Telephone Commission
* Class D/CC/CI Pay for
* Somerset Food in April
Traveled 334 Miles
* Hardin County
* Roederer Correctional
Underwood reported that
37 Class D inmates participated in the work program totaling 4,760 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
Areas covered by the
Clean Highways Program included Ky. Rt. 10, Garrison Lane, 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 652 bags of waste were picked up.
Underwood reported the
commissary account at the jail totaled $7,423.06 and the inmate account had a
balance of $4,638.15.
Lewis County Animal
Control Officer Shawn Henderson reported that for the month of April there were
13 adoptions; 13 dog tags sold; 68 dogs put down; 11 dogs picked up; and 88
calls requiring response.
County Treasurer Kathy
Dillow reported the total of all county funds for the month of April had a
beginning balance of $1,005,729.73 and an ending balance of $984,129.11.
Receipts for the month totaled $257,304.44 while disbursements totaled
The next regular meeting
of Lewis County Fiscal Court will be at 9:30 a.m. June 8, 2009, in the third
floor courtroom of the Lewis County Courthouse.