By Dennis Brown
County officials presented their monthly activity reports during the July
meeting of Lewis County Fiscal Court.
Bill Lewis filed his department’s report for activities from June 14, 2010, to
July 12, 2010:
Subpoenas Served 42
Domestic Related Calls 89
Civil Summons Served 38
Felony Arrests 33
Misdemeanor Arrests 13
Accident Investigations 10
Juvenile Investigations 22
Criminal Summons 7
Prisoners Transp. to Secure Facility 2,089
Juveniles Transported 91 miles
DVOs and EPOs 12
Court Bailiff Hours 531
Prescription Deliveries 1
Auto Inspections 105
Funeral Escorts 5
County Emergency Management Director Carl Chaney reported the following
Performed all routine administrative/office tasks as required by KyEM.
Turned in all monthly reports for KyEM.
Attended an applicant agent meeting at Morehead.
Working with FEMA public assistance and individual assistance representatives.
Attended a training session at Grayson.
Provided dispatch coverage.
Working on FEMA paperwork.
Working on 911 issues.
Working of Flood Plain issues.
Lewis County E-911 Dispatch Center received a total of 573 calls for service for
the following agencies:
Sheriff’s Department 160
Vanceburg Police Department 154
Traffic Stops 61
Injury Accidents 5
Non-injury Accidents 12
Department calls including fires, traffic accidents and EMS assistance:
Lewis Co. FD 6
Camp Dix FD 1
Garrison FD 20
Vanceburg FD 10
Firebrick FD 0
Black Oak FD 15
Kinniconick FD 2
Tollesboro FD 6
Med Corp Ambulance 97
Emergency Medical Assistance 0
Non-CAD Events 541
Supervisor Dane Howard reported that more than 2,491 tons of gravel and over 11
tons of asphalt had been hauled over the previous month.
roads included Saylor Branch, Swearingen Branch, Ben Willim Hollow, Rock Camp
Road, Thorpe Ridge Road, Black Lick, Elk Lick, Burnt Cabin, North Thorpe Ridge,
Bowman Springs and May Hollow.
reported that pipe had been installed or repaired at Riverview, Stone Branch,
Spence Lane, Tommy Hughes, Goodwin Branch, Quicks Run Road and Gerike Road.
Ditching and road widening took place on Burnt Cabin and Quicks Run Road.
were repaired at Sand Hill, Trinity Station, Ribolt/Epworth, Andrew Mason,
Old Trace and Straight Fork.
cutting/mowing/tree and debris removal projects were completed in the
Garrison area, Big Cabin, Rock Creek, Vances Creek, Craycraft Road, Skidmore
Lane, Ribolt/Epworth, Simmons Road, Sand Hill, Bill Chain, Mud Lick,
Firebrick, Scaffold Lick, Emerson and Old Trace.
and other road repairs were made on Fly Branch, Sargent Branch, Lambert
Branch, Heddleston Church Road, Crooked Creek, Garden Branch, Long Branch,
Silver Lick, Dry Hollow, State Fork Road, Black John Road and Swearingen
reconstruction and repair projects were going on at Bill Chain Road, Kinney,
McDowell and Mills Branch. Bridge work was being performed and Manley Hollow
and signage was placed at Owens Cemetery, William Esham Cemetery and our
Lady of Lourdes Cemetery.
County Jailer Tim Underwood filed the following activity report for June
1– 30, 2010:
State Inmates CC/CD/CI 31
Served Out 1
County Inmates 44
Inmates Booked In 79
Average Daily Jail Population 70
Booking, Housing, Medical, Damaged Property
Telephone Commission $1,310.54
Class D/CC/CI Pay for April $24,946.64
Somerset Food in June $6,084.10
GPS System $0.00
960 Miles during the month to Blackburn Correctional Complex, Kentucky
Correctional Institution for Women and Franklin County Regional Detention
reported that 26 Class D inmates participated in the work program totaling
1,480 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.
said 72 bags of waste were picked up in various locations for the Clean
reported the commissary account at the jail totaled $13,473.34 and the
inmate account had a balance of $6,464.86.
Lewis County Animal Shelter reported eight total animals picked-up and 28
dropped off; 14 adopted; 42 put down or died; and 58 calls received.
Treasurer Kathy Dillow reported the total of all county funds for the month
of June had a beginning balance of $593,150.13 and an ending balance of
$299,409.48. Receipts for the month totaled $264,086.01 while disbursements
Executive Steve Applegate reported on the alternate sentencing program
adopted for non-violent offenders.
the report, hot mix and pipe cleaning tasks were completed on Buck Lick,
Ribolt/Epworth, Happy Hollow, Andrew Mason, Sand Hill, Trinity Station,
Brandy Lane, Old Trace, Raccoon, Robinson Avenue, Garrad Road and Poplar
were repaired or installed at Gander Branch, Church Street, Martin Lane,
Highfield Lane, William Esham Cemetery, Our lady of Lourdes Cemetery, North
Fork Ridge, Owens Cemetery and Collins Cemetery.
and guardrail areas were cleaned and trimmed on Kinney Road, Greenlawn Road,
Straight Fork and Old Trace.
work was done for Sand Hill Road, Trinity Station, Slate Hollow, Carrs Hill
Road and Kinney Road.
Garage Flood Cleanup hours totaled 40 and illegal dumpsites were cleaned up
on Vanceburg Hill and Fly Branch.
program reported a total of 888 participant work-hours and 33 bags of trash
were picked up along roadways.
next regular meeting of Lewis County Fiscal Court will be at 9:30 a.m.
August 9, 2010, in the third floor courtroom of the Lewis County Courthouse.