Wintry weather has been costly to the county in terms of salt supplies and overtime.
Clyde Veirs, county road supervisor, told Fiscal Court Jan. 25 his department has spread between 380 and 400 tons of salt this winter.
LaRue County Judge/Executive Tommy Turner and Veirs agreed that the total is the most the county has used during a winter season. Turner, mentioning that salt supplies are tight throughout the state, told the court the county may have to consider using a mixture of sand and calcium prepared by Irving Materials, Inc., out of Elizabethtown.
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