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February 21, 2018

FISCAL COURT MEETING FEB. 20, 2018

The February Lawrence Co. Fiscal Court meeting was held yesterday, one of three county official meeting on the same day including the FC, the BOE and Louisa City Council.

In attendance for the FC meeting were court members Rick Blackburn, Earl Boggs, John Osborne, John J. Lemaster and Morris Howard.

January’s meeting minutes were approved with a motion from John Lemaster and all were in agreement. The treasurer’s request was also approved with a motion by John Lemaster. Bills were approved with a motion made by Rick Blackburn and the Treasurer ‘s report was approved with a motion made by Earl Boggs. All members were in agreement on all matters.

Business this month included:

 

*  Approved Ky. Transportation Rural Secondary Road Program for 2018/2019 was called and the people who were going to present this before the fiscal Court were not present.

*  The right- of- away Lease with the Corp of Engineers (located in Blaine) was approved by John Lemaster and all agreed.

*  The Sheriff’s 2016 Unmined Coal Settlement was approved by Earl Boggs, all were in agreement.

*  The court opened bids on Surplus Property, the bid on the Roller was won by Ridgeline Equipment for $10,250, 2 GMC pickup trucks sold Ridgeline as well for $10,001 and E&E Construction got the F350 truck for $14,010, a motion by Earl Boggs to accept those bids was made and all agreed.

*  Earl Boggs made a motion to authorize clerk to advertise for bids on mowing.

*  Rick Blackburn made a motion to approve a resolution for the Tug Fork as designated water trail, all were in agreement.

Co. Clerk Jobe and recorder and Crystal Stanley at yesterday's Lawrence co. Fiscal Court meetingCo. Clerk Jobe and recorder and Crystal Stanley at yesterday's Lawrence co. Fiscal Court meeting*  Chris Jobe was present to discuss County Clerk Fees, he spoke about needing money to upgrade the servers and computers in his office. Jobe said he had applied for a grant and would know more next month, but this was important to keeping his computers up and running. He also said his excess fees turned back over to the count is projected to be around $45,000 but he believed it would be more than he anticipated. A motion was made by John Lemaster to help cover some of the cost to upgrade the servers and computers for the County Clerk's office and all were in agreement.

*  John Lemaster also made a motion to approve the 1st Amendment to Richardson Tower license agreement, all were in agreement.

After the regular items were all agreed upon, Judge Executive Osborne brought the motion to pay off the truck that is on lease after the auction and depending on how the County comes out on that deal, he also made a motion to approve the truck lease for 2018/2019 year. Osborne made it clear that he wouldn’t do anything until he made sure that they would come out well on the first lease, John Lemaster made the motion to pay off truck lease and to approve a new lease and all were in agreement.

Osborne also made a motion to except $6,000 in area development funds that has to be spent on a project or area development in the courthouse. Osborne said he would like to fix the roof on the annex because of several leaks. Co. Atty. Mike Hogan spoke up about the water problem in the courthouse, but all agreed that would cost more than $6,000. Considering the roof of the annex was built in 1984. A motion was made by Rick Blackburn to use the $6,000 to fix the roof of the annex. After no public comments the meeting was adjourned for the month.

 

February 16, 2018

February 20, 2018

Regular Meeting Agenda

10:00 a.m.

 

  1.   Opening Prayer
  2.   Pledge of Allegiance
  3.   Call Meeting to Order
  4.   Approve Minutes of the January 23 Meeting                 
  5.   Approve Treasurers Request
  6.   Approve Bills
  7.   Accept Treasurer’s Report
  8.   Approve Ky. Transportation Rural Secondary Road Program 2018-2019 F-Y
  9.   Appoint Member to Lawrence County Tourism Bd. (Chris Jobe)
  10.   Approve Right-of-Way Lease with the Corp of Engineers
  11.   Accept Sheriff’s 2016 Unmined Coal Settlement     
  12.   Open Bids on Surplus Property
  13.   Appoint 2 Viewers to View a Portion of W. Clayton Lane for Closure
  14.   Authorize Clerk to Advertise for Bids on Mowing
  15.   Approve Resolution for Tug fork as Designated Water Trail
  16.   Discuss County Clerk Fees
  17.   Approve 1st Amendment to Richardson Tower License Agreement
  18.   Public Comments
  19.   Adjourn

February 13, 2018

MARTIN COUNTY ARREST LIST - FEBRUARY 1-13, 2018


FEBRUARY 13, 2018 - written by WADE QUEEN

 (See 14 additional Martin Co. arrests on separate Lazer story)

 

Fred T. DanielsFred T. DanielsFred T. Daniels, 47, of Tomahawk, Kentucky; was arrested on February 1, 2018, at 12:52 P.M., by deputy Eddie Stepp of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

James D. PatrickJames D. PatrickJames D. Patrick, 38, of Tomahawk, Kentucky; was arrested on February 1, 2018, at 2:58 P.M., by deputy Michael Housinger of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • ASSAULT, 4TH DEGREE (NO VISIBLE INJURY) [ 2 SEPARATE CHARGE COUNTS ].

 

 

 

 

 

 

James L ParsonsJames L ParsonsJames L Parsons, 52, of Tomahawk, Kentucky; was arrested on February 3, 2018, at 5:40 P.M., by trooper Ryan Hale of the Kentucky State Police-Post #9-Pikeville, and was charged with: CHARGES UNKNOWN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

James A. OsborneJames A. OsborneJames A. Osborne, 37, of Tomahawk, Kentucky; was arrested on February 3, 2018, at 7:18 P.M., by a deputy of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • SERVING TWO BENCH WARRANTS FOR COURT.



 

 

 

 

Jeffrey A. LooneyJeffrey A. LooneyJeffrey A. Looney, 25, of Tomahawk, Kentucky; was arrested on February 4, 2018, at 10:53 A.M., by deputy Chris Todd of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • DRIVING DUI SUSPENDED LICENSE - 2ND OFFENSE, • FAILURE TO REGISTER TRANSFER OF MOTOR VEHICLE, • NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT, • NO REGISTRATION PLATES.

 

 

 

 

 

 


James A. MooreJames A. MooreJames A. Moore 48, of Lovely, Kentucky; was arrested on February 5, 2018, at 5:01 P.M., by deputy Billy Patrick of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • TRAFFICKING IN CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, 1ST DEGREE, 2ND OR > OFFENSE - (< 10 D.U. OPIATES), • PERSISTENT FELONY OFFENDER II.

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Douglas MuncyPaul Douglas MuncyPaul Douglas Muncy, 37, of Lovely, Kentucky; was arrested via a grand jury indictment on February 6, 2017, at 11:35 A.M., by deputy Eddie Stepp of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • PROMOTING A MINOR (UNDER/16) IN SEX PERFORMANCE, • VIDEO VOYEURISM.

According to a press release report, Paul Douglas Muncy was indicted February 1 on charges that he allegedly took a photo of a topless 15-year old juvenile on his cell phone.

The report states that on December 29, 2017,, the Martin County Sheriff’s Department Office responded to a complaint after a woman found a topless photo of a 15-year old juvenile on a cell phone belonging to 37-year old Paul Muncy, of Lovely.

Muncy allegedly admitted to taking the photo and deputies also found a video that Muncy allegedly took of a juvenile female in a bath tub.

Douglas, then age 36, was taken into custody on December 29 by deputy Aaron Blevins, and was booked in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in Paintsville, where he soon posted bail and was released.

Paul Douglas Muncy has been indicted on 1 count of promoting a minor in a sexual performance and 1 count of video voyeurism. Both crimes could be punishable by up to 25 years in prison (10-20 years on promoting of a minor in a sexual performance, a class B felony and 1-5 years on the video voyeurism charge, a class D felony). Muncy could also be facing a fine of $20,000 if convicted.

Paul Douglas Muncy was lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center under a $20,000 dollar cash bond, where he is still remains incarcerated.

 

 

 

 

 

Larry M. BrewerLarry M. BrewerLarry M. Brewer, 42, of Lovely, Kentucky; was arrested on February 6, 2018, at 2:58 P.M., by deputy Eddie Stepp of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • BURGLARY, 2ND DEGREE, • RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY UNDER/$10,000, • POSSESSION A CONTROLLED. SUBSTANCE., 2ND OR > OFFENSE, • PERSISTENT FELONY OFFENDER II.



 

 

 

 

Kent PorterKent PorterKent Porter, 60, of Tomahawk, Kentucky; was booked on February 6, 2018, at 6:00 P.M., after being taken into custody by the Martin County Sheriff Department, to serve a guilty plea weekend jail sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

 

 

 

Ray L. MarcumRay L. MarcumRay L. Marcum, 32, of Inez, Kentucky; was arrested on February 7, 2018, at 11:45 P.M., by deputy Aaron Blevins of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • FAILURE TO APPEAR ( 2 SEPARATE CHARGE COUNTS ).



 

 

 

 

Justin M. MolletteJustin M. MolletteJustin M. Mollette, 28, of Inez, Kentucky; was arrested on February 7, 2018, at 11:54 P.M., by trooper Dustin Thompson of the Kentucky State Police-Post #9-Pikeville, and was charged with: • FORGERY 3RD DEGREE, • THEFT-RECEIPT OF STOLEN CREDIT/DEBIT CARD (1 CARD).

 

 

 

 

 


Charles CrumCharles CrumCharles Crum, 19, of Tomahawk, Kentucky; was arrested on February 8, 2018, at 8:07 A.M., by a deputy of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • PUBLIC INTOXICATION-CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (EXCLUDES ALCOHOL), • CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 3RD DEGREE.

 

 

 

 

 

Roy Michael MaynardRoy Michael MaynardRoy Michael Maynard, 42, of Tomahawk, Kentucky; was arrested on February 8, 2018, at 7:00 P.M., by a deputy of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • ALCOHOL INTOXICATION IN A PUBLIC PLACE (1ST & 2ND OFFENSE).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Herman J. EndicottHerman J. EndicottHerman J. Endicott, of Inez, Kentucky; was booked on February 9, 2018, at 6:26 P.M., after being taken into custody by the Martin County Sheriff Department, to serve a guilty plea weekend jail sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

 

 

 

Dalton A. JamesDalton A. JamesDalton A. James, 20, of Warfield, Kentucky; was arrested on February 10, 2018, at 1:28 A.M., by a deputy of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE, • POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA..

 

 

 

 

 

Brittany McCoyBrittany McCoyBrittany McCoy, 26, of Inez, Kentucky; was arrested on February 13, 2018, at 12:50 A.M., by deputy Aaron Blevins of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • TRAFFICKING IN CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE - (< 10 D.U. DRUG UNSPECIFIED), • PERSISTENT FELONY OFFENDER II.

 

 

 

 

Phillip JudePhillip JudePhillip Jude, 23, of Pilgrim, Kentucky; was arrested in Johnson County on February 5, 2017, at 11:26 A.M., by deputy Steven Sluss of the Johnson County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A MINOR, • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE, • POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA.



 

 

 

 

Hannah BallHannah BallHannah Ball, 23, of Pilgrim, Kentucky; was arrested in Johnson County on February 5, 2017, at 11:26 A.M., by deputy Steven Sluss of the Johnson County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFF (METHAMPHETAMINE),• ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A MINOR.

 

 

 

 

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