• News Briefs: Week of Feb. 27, 2013

     Thursday, Feb. 28

    4-H Chili Supper 

    A 4-H Chili Supper will be held on Thursday, Feb. 28 beginning at 5 p.m. at the Washington County Extension Office. Proceeds will be used for scholarships to send youth to 4-H Camp. You will also be able to purchase bowls crafted by Washington County High School students. Please contact the extension office at 859-336-7741 for complete details.


    Friday, March 1

    Kindergarten registration

  • Public records

     Permit and or written tests are given on Friday mornings 8:30 -10:30 a.m. Skill tests (road) are given on Friday afternoons by appointment.

    When applying for an instruction permit or license for the first time, you must present your Social Security card and birth certificate.

    Applicants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Also applicants under the age of 18 must bring with them a school verification form from the school they are attending.

  • Crews on standby for winter weather conditions

     Road Department Supervisor Dale Mann said county workers are prepared if road conditions deteriorate this winter. Mann said salt trucks are ready and county officials will have vehicles equipped with automatic tire chains. One truck has already been equipped, while another is expected to be available some time in February.

    The county has at least 190 tons of salt on hand; another 75 tons was expected for delivery last week.  

  • Full-time EMT approved

     After a successful six-month job review, EMT Justin Reynolds was hired as a full-time employee with Washington County EMS. 

    “I highly recommend him,” Washington County EMS Director Mark Hale said.

    Reynolds was hired in June. He will receive a 50-cent-per-hour pay increase.

  • FEMA reimburses county for Trent Lane project

    County officials received a $135,980.24 reimbursement check from FEMA for repairs on three sections of Trent Lane. Washington County Judge-Executive John Settles said he believes the check is 90 percent of the total amount the county will receive. The remaining will be available following final inspection by FEMA, which Settles said could take up to two years.

    “This was money we paid out of our road department fund, so it’s great to get that reimbursed,” Settles said. 

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