Fiscal Court: Roads and personnel discussed

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By Ron Benningfield

Magistrates meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville Sept. 24 approved two part-time emergency medical services personnel – Wade Wyatt, as an EMT, and David Wilson, paramedic.

Wyatt resides in Upton and Wilson in Hodgenville. Mike Cottrell, LaRue County EMS director, said both men are experienced in their field.  
Cottrell reported 122 ambulance runs in August.  

In other business, fiscal court concurred with planning and zoning’s approval of 2.7 acres owned by Ray Nunn at 2157 Talley Oak Hill Road being rezoned from R1A to R1B; six acres at 4506 Oak Hill Road, Jeremy Spurlock, owner, from A1 to R1A; .75 acre belonging to Sybil Ann Skaggs, 3522 Bailey Road, from A1 to R1A.

The court approved a Kentucky Transportation Department resolution that will provide $400,000 for county road improvement. LaRue County Judge/executive Tommy Turner said it would be used to pave roads.

Clyde Veirs, county road supervisor, reported crews have mow-trimmed brush on A.C. Underwood, Corinth, Skaggs and West Skaggs roads; repaired pumped up places on Cannon Lane and Old Sonora Road; filled potholes and applied rock on chip seal at Corinth Road.

Veirs said residents have requested a stop sign be installed at the intersection of Whitlock Spur with Whitlock Road.