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Sharp is candidate for Kenton mayor
Faye Sharp is announcing her candidacy for mayor of the city of Kenton. Sharp is currently serving as an alderperson for the city. That term expires in November. “Thank you for giving me the opport...
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NEW ISO RATING - Dyer city officials gather to review information from ISO on the city’s new rating. The fire department rating went from Class 6 to Class 4. Improvements over the past 20 years to the city’s fire department, 911 system and water system helped the city achieve the more favorable rating. This better rating will reduce the cost of homeowner insurance. Reviewing the information are (front) Mayor Chris Younger, Alderperson and Public Safety Committee Chair Judy Baker, (back) Assistant Fire Chief/911 Director Bob Moore, Water Department Supervisor Randy Gregory and Fire Chief Roger Worrell.
NEW ISO RATING - Dyer city officials gather to review information from ISO on the city’s new rating. The fire department rating went from Class 6 to Class 4. Improvements over the past 20 years to the city’s fire department, 911 system and water system helped the city achieve the more favorable rating. This better rating will reduce the cost of homeowner insurance. Reviewing the information are (front) Mayor Chris Younger, Alderperson and Public Safety Committee Chair Judy Baker, (back) Assistant Fire Chief/911 Director Bob Moore, Water Department Supervisor Randy Gregory and Fire Chief Roger Worrell.
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Dyer’s fire protection services now rate in top 18-percent
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By Cindy East Dyer Fire Department Chief Roger Worrell recently received news that the City of Dyer’s ISO rating has improved from Class 6 to Class 4. A lower rating equals lower homeowners insurance. The rating is based 10-percent on dispatch (911), 40-percent on the water department and 50-percent on the fire department. “The last time ISO rated Dyer’s fire service was in 1992. After that rating, officers in the fire department sat down and discussed ways they could feasibly improve ratings. The Dyer City Council has helped over the years with equipment and improvements to the water syste...
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NEW COUNTY COMMISSIONERS – Eleven new Gibson Co. Commissioners took the oath of office Monday morning, Sept. 8 at the Agriculture Complex center in Trenton. This was one of the largest groups of new legislators in recent memory. Seven of the new members won elections, including the ousting of two incumbents. Four new commissioners were elected without opposition. New commissioners pictured are (from left, front) Stephen Hughes, Eric Egbert, Donna Bivens, Jason Tubbs, Kevin Morgan; (back row) Lynn Cole, Lynn Nance, Ricky Locke, Don McEwen, Todd Littleton and Tony Pillow. 14 incumbent commissioners also took the oath of office Sept. 8: Nelson Cunningham, Marvin Sikes, Michael Longmire, Lenford Carr, Nelson McLin, Larry Kimery, Robin Summers, Bobby Cotham, Mark Flake, Leon Smith, Keith Steele, Coy Yergin, Cody Childress, and Sandy Moss.
NEW COUNTY COMMISSIONERS – Eleven new Gibson Co. Commissioners took the oath of office Monday morning, Sept. 8 at the Agriculture Complex center in Trenton. This was one of the largest groups of new legislators in recent memory. Seven of the new members won elections, including the ousting of two incumbents. Four new commissioners were elected without opposition. New commissioners pictured are (from left, front) Stephen Hughes, Eric Egbert, Donna Bivens, Jason Tubbs, Kevin Morgan; (back row) Lynn Cole, Lynn Nance, Ricky Locke, Don McEwen, Todd Littleton and Tony Pillow. 14 incumbent commissioners also took the oath of office Sept. 8: Nelson Cunningham, Marvin Sikes, Michael Longmire, Lenford Carr, Nelson McLin, Larry Kimery, Robin Summers, Bobby Cotham, Mark Flake, Leon Smith, Keith Steele, Coy Yergin, Cody Childress, and Sandy Moss.
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Some new commissioners oppose county giving tax dollars to charity
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By April G. Jackson Taking citizens’ tax money and then doling it out to select charities isn’t part of what government should be about, a new Gibson County commissioner told the full commission Monday, September 8. Commissioner Stephen Hughes of Medina pleaded with county lawmakers not to continue the practice. “I don’t believe the constituents want us to take their money and support charities.” But the vote to appropriate funds to non-profit charities was approved 19-6. The county had previously approved the resolution before the 11 new commissioners took office Monday. Commissioner Keith...
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GCSD celebrates test scores
By Crystal Burns The Gibson County Special School District celebrated students’ 2014 test scores and approved building an auxiliary gym at South Gibson County High School at the board’s September 11 meeting. Instructional supervisors Deloris Wilson, Michelle Goad, and Dr. Jared Myracle reviewed t...
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Rutherford Fire Dept. receives new fire truck
By Lori Cathey On Thursday afternoon, August 21 around 3 p.m., the Town of Rutherford got a special delivery - a new 2015 Kenworth fire truck. Rutherford firefighters now have a new piece of fire equipment to help them provide better fire service to the citizens of Rutherford and will also help k...
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Three arrested on meth charges
On September 9, 2014 Gibson Co. Sheriff’s Deputies were following up on an anonymous tip about possible methamphetamine manufacturing in the Dyer, area. While following up on the tip, deputies observed William Bradley Fisher driving a vehicle that matched the description of the suspect’s vehicle....
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