By Dennis Brown
Lewis County officials
presented their monthly activity reports during the November meeting of Lewis
County Fiscal Court.
Sheriff Bill Lewis filed
his department’s report for activities from October 12, 2009, to November 9,
* Subpoenas Served
* Domestic Related Calls
* Civil Summons Served
* Felony Arrests
* Misdemeanor Arrests
* Criminal Summons
* Prisoners Transp. to
Secure Facility 206 miles
* Juveniles Transported
* DVOs and EPOs
* Court Bailiff Hours
* Auto Inspections
* Funeral Escorts
Property Taxes Collected
* 2003 Buick
* 9 mm Lorcin handgun
* Weed Eater
* Air tools
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.
* Attended a disaster
fund meeting at Licking Valley.
* Attended a Hazmat
meeting in Flemingsburg.
* Attended an Emergency
Planning Class at Richmond.
* 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 334 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 1,493 tons of gravel and
476.68 tons of asphalt had been hauled over the previous month and said pothole
repairs had been made at Skidmore Lane, Cooper Fork, Andrew Mason Rod,
Station Road, Rock Run,
Tar Camp, Bowman Springs, Beechy Road, Hazel Road, Brackman Road, Pine
Valley Road, Buck Lick Road, Union Hill Road, Big Cabin, Wilson Bottoms
Road, Evans Lane, Poplar Flats Road, Manley Hollow Road, McDowell, Peyton
Lane, Toller Hollow, Millers Lane, Garrison Area and Old Trace Ridge Road.
Graded roads included
Old State Fork Road, Crooked Creek, Peebles Lane, Fingerboard Road, Dry
Hollow Road, Rock Run Road, Happy Hollow Road, Goodwin Branch and Mulligan
Howard reported that
pipe had been installed or repaired at Crooked Creek, Old State Fork Road,
Peebles Lane, K. Zornes Road, Bear Branch, Riley Road, Hazel Road, Hardy
Fork, Scaffold Lick Road and Covedale Ridge Road.
Simmons Road, Pine
Valley Road, Carousel Court and Tin Can Alley received ditching or road
Tree and debris
removal/brush cutting/mowing was reported for Simmons Road, Quicks Run Road,
Golden Ridge Road, Rock Creek Road, Stamper Branch, Craycraft Road,
Murphy’s Lane, Everman’s Lane, Spence Lane, Fannin Lane, Shaw Hollow,
Valley Cemetery Road, Charters, Ribolt-Epworth and Happy Hollow Road.
Various road and
shoulder repairs were made at Crooked Creek, Simmons Road, Skidmore Lane,
Crooked Creek, Heddleston Church Road, Peebles Lane, K. Zornes Road, Sandy
Lane, Mosby Branch, Evermans Lane, Rock Run Road, Hazel Road and Fingerboard
Brush cutting, mowing
and debris removal were performed at Abe Thomas Road, Garrad Road, Owens
Lane, Cannon Church Road, Evans Lane, Lower Kinney Road, Fugate Lane,
Lambert Branch, Waterbirch Lane, Birchwood Lane, Twin Branch, Red Brush
Hill, Buck Lick Road and Scaffold Lick Road.
Signs were printed
and/or installed at Bentley Lane, Bentley Street, Dan Street, Holly Road,
Paint Lick Road, Hicks Lane and Lowell Street.
Bridge work was
performed on Peyton Lane and drainage work was done on Sandy Lane, Old State
Fork Road, Poplar Flats Road, Evermans Lane, Crooked Creek and Milligan
Howard also reported
blacktop projects on Sandy Lane, Simmons Road, Stamper Branch, Pebbles Lane
and Fitch Fork Branch.
Lewis County Jailer Tim
Underwood filed the following activity report for October 1 – 31, 2009:
* State Inmates CC/CD/CI
* Served Out
* County Inmates
* Inmates Booked In
* Average Daily Jail
* Booking, Housing,
Medical, Damaged Property $1,898.80
* Telephone Commission
* Class D/CC/CI Pay for
* Somerset Food in
October (5 wks.) $8,409.56
Traveled 200 Miles
* Blackburn Correctional
Underwood reported that
35 Class D inmates participated in the work program totaling 4,280 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. 989, Garrison Lane, Indian Run,
Murphy’s Lane, Dudley Avenue, Bentleyville, Black Oak, Ky. 1306, Water
Birch, Briary Road, Zion Ridge-AA, Holbrook Hollow, Rt. 8 to Quincy,
Craycraft Lane, Garrett Road and Ronald Reagan. A total of 454 bags of waste
were picked up.
Underwood reported the
commissary account at the jail totaled $11,017.91 and the inmate account had
a balance of $6,956.79.
Lewis County Animal
Control Officer Shawn Henderson reported that for the previous month: seven
dogs had been tagged; three adopted; none picked up; 42 dropped off; 66 put
down; and 56 calls had come in. He said that $50.00 worth of supplies had
County Treasurer Kathy
Dillow reported the total of all county funds for the month of October had a
beginning balance of $932,130.30 and an ending balance of $816,861.15.
Receipts for the month totaled $204,497.05 while disbursements totaled
The next regular meeting
of Lewis County Fiscal Court will be at 9:30 a.m. December 14, 2009, in the
third floor courtroom of the Lewis County Courthouse.