By Dennis Brown
Lewis County officials
presented their monthly activity reports during the September meeting of Lewis
County Fiscal Court.
Sheriff Bill Lewis filed
his department’s report for activities from August 10, 2009, to September 14,
* Subpoenas Served
* Domestic Related Calls
* Civil Summons Served
* Felony Arrests
* Misdemeanor Arrests
* Criminal Summons
* Prisoners Transp. to
Secure Facility 875 miles
* Juveniles Transported
* DVOs and EPOs
* Court Bailiff Hours
* Auto Inspections
* Funeral Escorts
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.
* Met with a Health Net
representative and visited the Designated Landing Zones for any changes.
* Attended the BTADD
annual meeting in Flemingsburg.
* Attended the Emergency
Services Conference in Louisville.
* Attended a County Fire
* Working on FEMA
* Working on 911 issues.
* Working of Flood Plain
* Provided dispatch
The Lewis County E-911
Dispatch Center received a total of 445 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 2,188 tons of gravel and 6.88 tons of asphalt had
been hauled over the previous month and said pothole repairs had been made at
Lions Club Road, Mountain View Road, Trinity Station Road and in the Garrison
Graded roads included
Thurman Lane, Pine grove, Virginia Craig Road, Kilbreth Lane, Paint Lick Ridge
Road, Burnt Cabin Road, Thorpe Ridge Road, Fair Grounds, Ben
Swearingen Branch, McCleese Hollow, Crooked Creek, Burtonville, Canaan
Church Road, Willis Branch, Mud Lick Road, Old State Fork Road, K. Riley
Road, Horseshoe Bend Road, Craycraft Road, Long Branch Road, May Hollow,
Harrison Hollow and the Recycling Lot.
Howard reported that
pipe had been installed or repaired at McDowell Road, Greenbriar Road, Rock
Run Cemetery, Hardy Fork, South Bend Road, Horseshoe Bend Road and Ribolt-Epworth
Greenbriar Road, Holly
Road, Hardy Fork, Fitch Fork Road, Fuller Branch and Stamper Branch received
ditching or road widening.
Tree and debris
removal/brush cutting/mowing was reported for the Garrison area,
Bentleyville, Holly Road, Cooper Fork Road, Trinity Station Road, Laurel
Road, Cooper Fork Road, Montgomery area, Tannery Precinct, Long Branch, Rock
Run Road, Hazel Road, Tar Fork Road, Rock Creek Road, McDowell Road,
Petersville, Vances Creek Road, Simmons Road, Scaffold Lick Road, Dry Hollow
Road, Firebrick-Indian Run Road, Little Trace, Crooked Creek, Black Lick,
Burnt Cabin, Paint Lick, Sargeant Branch, Rock Camp, Oak Hill, Dunbar Hill
and Stamper Branch.
Howard reported other
repairs Fitch Fork Road, Toller Hollow, Long Branch Road, Greenbriar Road,
McEldowney Cemetery, Rock Run Cemetery, Holly Road, Mills Branch Road, Burnt
Cabin Road, Charters, Simmons Road, Rock Camp Road, McDowell Road, Bill
Chain Road, Hackworth Branch and Black John Road.
Lewis County Jailer Tim
Underwood filed the following activity report for August 1 – 31, 2009:
* State Inmates CC/CD/CI
* Served Out
* County Inmates
* Inmates Booked In
* Average Daily Jail
* Booking, Housing,
Medical, Damaged Property $1,314.94
* Telephone Commission
* Class D/CC/CI Pay for
* Somerset Food in
Traveled 600 Miles
* Blackburn Correctional
* Eastern Kentucky
* Marion Adjustment
Underwood reported that
45 Class D inmates participated in the work program totaling 3,560 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 Old Trace, Garrison Lane, Indian Run,
Murphy’s Lane, Sand Branch, Garrison Boat Dock, Bel Air Drive, Montgomery
Road, Rt. 1013, McDowell, Garrison Fire Department, Tollesboro Fire
Department, Tin Can Alley and Dudley Lane. A total of 137 bags of waste were
Underwood reported the
commissary account at the jail totaled $6,387.04 and the inmate account had
a balance of $7,674.38.
Lewis County Animal
Control Officer Shawn Henderson reported that there were 15 pickups in Lewis
County for the month of August. Drop offs totaled 55; 5 adoptions; 6 tagged;
and 49 put down.
Henderson reported that
Ohio Fuzzy Paws donated dog food valued at $75.00 and blankets and supplies
valued at $85 were also donated to the shelter.
County Treasurer Kathy
Dillow reported the total of all county funds for the month of August had a
beginning balance of $565,168.47 and an ending balance of $1,180,762.29.
Receipts for the month totaled $950,464.28 while disbursements totaled
The next regular meeting
of Lewis County Fiscal Court will be at 9:30 a.m. October 12, 2009, in the
third floor courtroom of the Lewis County Courthouse.