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Lawrence Co. Fiscal Court meeting  

  February 16, 2016 

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 19th Meeting                
  5.   Approve  2nd Reading of Budget Amendment # 3
  6.   Left Blank Intentionally
  7.   Approve Bills
  8.   Accept Treasurer’s Report 
  9.   Appoint Member to Lawrence County Library Board of Trustees 
  10.   Appoint Member to Fred M. Vinson Board   
  11.   Approve 2nd Reading of Revised Fee Ordinance on Subscriber Fees for   Volunteer Fire Depts.      
  12.   Approve Amendment on KIA Money  
  13.   Open Bids on Surplus Property
  14.   Approve Sheriff’s 2015 Fee Settlement
  15.   Authorize Clerk to advertise for Bids on Roadside Cleanup 
  16.   Approve Lease Renewal with Northeast Ky. Community Action Agency 
  17.   Public Comments
  18.   Adjourn 

 

FEBRUARY 1 - 8, 2016


Tony Griffith

 

Tony A. Griffith, 38, of Louisa, turned himself in on February 1, 2016 at 11:49 A.M to the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, to serve jail time for: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

 

Tiffanie Lee Ann Allen

 

Tiffanie Lee Ann Allen, 29, of Louisa, was arrested on February 1, 2016 at 5:24 P.M by a deputy of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY UNDER/$500, • PROBATION VIOLATION (FOR FELONY OFFENSE), • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE 1ST OFFENSE (DRUG UNSPECIFIED), • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, 2ND DEGREE - DRUG UNSPECIFIED, • DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESSION.

 

james R. Bowman

 

James R Bowman, 46, of Louisa, was arrested on February 1, 2016 at 11:59 P.M by an officer of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE.

 

 

Lowell Justin Maynard

 

Lowell Justin Maynard, 27, of Louisa, was arrested on February 3, 2016 at 3:57 A.M by patrolman officer Julius Musick of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with:
• OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 3RD OFFENSE,
• DESTRUCTION OF V.I.N. NUMBER, • ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF LEGEND DRUG.

Jeremy Chandler

 

Jeremy Chandler, 31, of Louisa, was arrested on February 3, 2016 at 9:49 P.M., by a deputy of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • NO OPERATORS-MOPED LICENSE, • FAILURE TO NOTIFY ADDRESS CHANGE TO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, • NO OPERATORS-MOPED LICENSE, • NO REGISTRATION PLATES, • NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT, • FAILURE TO PRODUCE INSURANCE CARD, • FAILURE TO WEAR SEAT BELTS.



 

Jason Butcher

 

Jason B. Butcher, 30, Louisa, was arrested February 4, 2016 at 6:20 P.M., by patrolman officer Hunter James of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.



 


Shirley Vincell

Shirley Vincell, 28, of Louisa, was arrested on February 4, 2016, at 6:42 P.M., by patrolman officer Hunter James of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.



 

 

Adam Detunno

 

Adam Detunno, 19, of Louisa, turned himself in on February 5, 2016 at 5:34 P.M to the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, to serve jail time for: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

Roger D. Webb

 

Roger D. Webb, 38, of Louisa, was arrested on February 7, 2016, at 12:11 A.M., by patrolman officer Steven Wilburn of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.



 

Patrick Blackburn

 

Patrick Blackburn, 19, of Inez, Kentucky; was arrested on February 7, 2016 at 5:40 P.M. by trooper Forest W. Newsome of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT,

 

 

Chrystal L. Cantrell

 

Crystal L Cantrell, 29, of Webbville, Kentucky; was arrested on February 8, 2016 at 2:08 P.M by Sheriff Garrett Roberts of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with:
• FLAGRANT NON SUPPORT.

 

Bradley E. Parsley

 

Bradley E. Parsley, 37, of Louisa, was arrested on February 8, 2016 at 2:19 P.M by Sheriff Garrett Roberts of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with:
• FLAGRANT NON SUPPORT.

 

 

FOR JAN. 5 - FEB. 5, 2016

 

MARRIAGES

Treana Michelle Jude, 34,  Louisa, Ky.  to Allen Wayne Jennings, 43 , Louisa,Ky.

Johnna Nicole West, 19, Louisa,Ky.  to Donnie Allen Sizemore, 27, Louisa, Ky.

Allison Suzanne Wells, 47, Louisa, Ky. to Brian Quentin Bussey, 47.

Legina Faye Runyons, 35, Louisa, Ky. To Michael Brent Brooks, 37, Louisa, Ky.

Deeds recorded

Bobby Eugene Wellman to William R. Patrick and Jewell Patrick a parcel of land on Long Branch of Big Blaine.

Dorothy Louise Pope to Pamela Louise Pope a tract of land on Catt Creek on Big Blaine Creek in Lawrence Co.

Patricia Preece and Emmons D. Preece and Jimmy and Karen Ferrell to Grace and Roger Fitch, 3 lots in the Bells Chapel Subdivision in Lawrence Co.

Ethan May and Andrea May to Pamela Henry a tract of land located on the Rt. Fork of Little Blaine Creek.

Marshall Rentals Ky, LLC, through manager Vickie J. Dunn-Marshall to William M. And Amy L. Peck lots 120 and 121 of Spring Hill Subdivision in Louisa, Ky.

James L. Reeves to Jeffrey Darrin Mills property on State Route 1496 in Lawrence County.

Quit Claim Deed between Darvan and Beatrice Little to Bobby Chad Adkins and Bobby Con Adkins lots in the E.E. Shannon Sub-division of MattieClayton Farm in Lawrence Co.

Citizens National Bank to James and Doris Sammons a tract of land on Boone Street in Louisa, Ky.

Janice Dingess to Brittany and Tiffany Endicott a tract of land on Isaac Road in Lawrence County.

John M. Moore to Virginia M. Moore two tracts of land in Lawrence Co. On the Right for fork of Georges Creek on Mill Branch.

Truman L.  and Lana G. Salyers Gerald and Bonnie Delong a parcel of property on Fuller Ridge in Lawrence County.

Kathy Robertson of Louisa, Ky. And Tonya Hayes of Louisa, Ky. to  Ethan and Andrea May a house and lot in the City of Louisa.

Steven W. and Ellen J. Mills to Penny Parrott property in Lawrence County.

Paul J. and Joyce West, Paul B. and Deana West, and Cliff A. and Jamie West to Paul and Vicki Mullins a property near Busseyville in Lawrence County.

Naomi K. Napier to Larry Napier a property on Deer Lick of Harriet Branch of Little Blaine Creek on Rt. 32.

Virginia M. Moore to John M. Moore property located in Lawrence County on Rt. 3 of Long Branch with a corner Tract 11 of the Sturgill Farm.

Virginia M. Moore to John M. Moore property on the waters of Long Branch in Lawrence County.

CIVIL SUITS

Shelia Rae Parson vs. Henry Paul Parson-Petition for Dissolution of Marriage.

Jamie Newsome vs. William Newsome- Petition for Dissolution of Marriage.

Sandy Valley Gas, INC.  and Eagle Well Services, INC. vs. Charles R. Bradley, DBA Basin Energy Company Defendants and Troublesome Creek Gas Corporation and Charles R. Bradley, Individually- Indebtedness by Defendants.

Citizens National Bank vs. Sarah Whites, ET AL. Defendant asking for dismissal of Civil Action.

Citizens National Bank vs. Roberta Newsome and County of Lawrence. Agreement reached and case  dismissed.

Community Trust Bank vs. Harry Kimbler - Default on Loan.

Cara Hale vs. Shawn Hale - Agreed Order 

Landmark Financial Services, LLC vs Jamie Ferryman, Louisa, Ky.- Demand for payment.

Linda K. Mollett, Kansas S. Mollett and Richard C. Matlock vs. Dairyland Insurance Company -Asking for monetary judgement from car accident .

Ernest Ray Daniels vs. Ashleigh Marie Daniels - Petition for Dissolution of Marriage.

Hurl Eugene Skaggs vs. Glenda Sue Skaggs- dissolution of Marriage.

Commonwealth of Kentucky ex. rel., Elizabeth Robertson vs. James H. Ramey - To show cause why not in contempt  for failure to comply with child support obligation.

Commonwealth of Kentucky ex. rel., Michael S. Craze vs. Meggan D. Albaugh- To show cause why not in contempt for failure to pay child support.

Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, INC. Vs. Steven K Fitch, Connie A. Fitch and Judy Fitch all of Blaine, Ky. Default on payment contract.

Ralph Ferguson and Gloria Ferguson, his wife vs. Kevin Thompson, Thompson Barney, LLC, Charleston, WV-- Asking for payment because Defendant placed 38 drums on property and refused paying Storage Rental fees.

Cabell Huntington Hospital, INC. C/O Bailes, Craig & Yon, PLLC vs. Arthur Moore, Louisa, Ky. -Failure to pay for medical services.

Discover Bank vs. Terry W. Hardin, Catlettsburg, Ky. Failing to make required payments.

 

 

Grimes In Favor of Felon Voting Rights Restoration; York stands for the victims

Pictured, left to right, are Rep. George Brown (D-Lexington), Rep. Darryl Owens (D-Louisville), Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, and Louisville NAACP President Raoul Cunningham.

 

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 1, 2016) – House Bill 70, legislation which would be a step toward automatic restoration of voting rights for certain felony offenders in Kentucky, passed the House Committee on Elections, Constitutional Amendments and Intergovernmental Affairs Friday. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes endorsed the bill before the committee during its hearing.

“It’s time we give back the right to vote to men and women who have earned it, who have paid their debts to society, who have served their time and made amends,” said Grimes. “A mistake in one’s past should not mean a lifetime sentence of silence.”

But State Representative Jill York- (R-Grayson) disagrees and says she will not vote for the measure when it comes to the floor of the General Assembly.  "I was a solid “NO” vote on this measure that I considered way too broad in its scope," York told The Lazer. "The bill seems to define as “non-violent” basically anything outside outright murder or sexual abuse of a minor."

If signed into law, the bill would have Kentucky voters decide if the Commonwealth should change its constitution to allow restoration of voting rights to felony offenders who committed a non-sexual or non-violent crime and have completed their sentences.

Reps. Darryl Owens (D-Louisville) and George Brown (D-Lexington) are sponsors of HB70 and joined Grimes at the hearing today. Raoul Cunningham, president of the Louisville NAACP, also formally endorsed the legislation.

“My friend, Sen. Georgia Davis Powers said, ‘Forgiveness is not just an occasional act; it is a constant attitude,’” Grimes told the committee, citing the former state senator who died last week. “Right now, on this issue, Kentucky is failing.”

York again disagrees

"Under this bill you could beat a child so violently that they are in a coma for the rest of their life and once you’ve cleared your sentence — you get to vote again." York said. "You could shoot a member of law enforcement in the face — totally intending to kill them — but as long as they don’t die, you can once again get your rights restored."

State Rep. Jill York, right,  confers with colleague Addie Wuchner, R-Boone on a House vote during this session of the Kentucky LegislatureShe added that the same thing goes for arson, stalking, terroristic threatening "and a frightening list that you would think would be excluded because of their severity or the horrific impact to victims — but in SB 70 — they weren’t."

"This measure seeks to put the option on the ballot for all Kentuckians to vote upon setting a trigger that would automatically restore voting rights to felons and I could not support its criteria for deciding which crimes aren’t worthy of exclusion," York said.

Kentucky remains one of three states that do not restore voting rights for non-violent, non-sexual felony offenders. Approximately 180,000 Kentuckians who have completed their sentences are currently disenfranchised, according to the Brennan Center for Justice.

Grimes praised the work of former Rep. Jesse Crenshaw (D-Lexington) who carried the legislation in the General Assembly for many years before his retirement in 2014.

“Year after year – despite the persistence and passion of former Rep. Jesse Crenshaw – House Bill 70 has been blocked,” said Grimes. “The time has come. This legislation is so critical to the promises of democracy because when democracy is broken for one of us, it is broken for all of us.”

Rep. York, whose district includes Carter and Lawrence Counties, is adamant about her stance on the issue.

"I think when a person commits a crime so horrible that its impact to the victim is devastating and long-lasting — that the punishment for that crime should be equally severe," York said. "If we follow my examples above, that beaten child in a pervasive coma or the police officer living with severe brain damage from a gunshot to the head have lost too much to measure.

"HB70 and its present scope seems tipped in the wrong direction. In such instance, I choose to stand up for the victims." 

House Bill 70 now goes to the full House of Representatives for consideration.

 

LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST JANUARY 18-31, 2016 

 

Cassandra Robertson

 

Cassandra E. Robertson /Arthur, 46, of Louisa, was arrested on January 18, 2016 at 2:46 A.M. by patrolman officer Jordan Miller of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • SERVING TWO BENCH WARRANTS FOR COURT.

 

 

 

 Loretta L. HeathLoretta L. Heath, 46, of Crum, West Virginia turned herself in on January 19, 2016 at 6:20 P.M., and January 26, 2016 at 6:38 P.M. to the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, to serve jail time for: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.



 

Joshua LimingsJoshua L. Limings, 30, of Blaine, Kentucky; was arrested on January 20, 2016 at 12:30 P.M. by officer Billy Slone of the Kentucky Department of Corrections Division of Probation and Parole, and was charged with: • PAROLE VIOLATION (FOR TECHNICAL VIOLATION).



 

Harley Browning

 

Harley Browning, 22, of Blaine, Kentucky; was arrested on January 22, 2016 at 9:23 A.M. by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • CULTIVATE IN MARIJUANA - 5 PLANTS - 1ST OFFENSE

 

 

Andrea S Cantrell

 

Andrea S. Cantrell, 33, of Ulysses, Kentucky; was arrested on January 26, 2016 at 5:08 P.M. by trooper Forest W. Newsome of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT, • NO REGISTRATION PLATES, • NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT, • IMPROPER DISPLAY OF REGISTRATION PLATES, • FAILURE TO PRODUCE INSURANCE CARD; • FAILURE OF OWNER TO MAINTAIN REQUIRED INSURANCE/SECURITY, 1ST OFFENSE, • OPERATING VEHICLE WITH EXPIRED OPERATORS LICENSE, • LICENSE TO BE IN POSSESSION.

Eva PackEva Pack, 54, of Dunlow, West Virginia; was arrested on January 26, 2016 at 7:22 P.M. by an officer of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • ATTEMPT/OBTAIN CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE BY FRAUD/FALSE STATEMENT FORGERY, • CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A FORGED PRESCRIPTION 1ST OFFENSE., • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.

 

Howard CopleyHoward Copley, 57, of Crum, West Virginia; was arrested on January 26, 2016 at 7:22 P.M. by an officer of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • TRAFFICKING IN CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE - (> OR = 10 D.U. DRUG UNSPECIFIED), • DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESSION, • IMPROPER PARKING FIRE LANE/BLOCK TRAVELED PORTION OF HIGHWAY, • ATTEMPT/OBTAIN CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE BY FRAUD/FALSE STATEMENT FORGERY



Jeanetta MaynardJeanetta Maynard, 57, of Dunlow, West Virginia; was arrested on January 26, 2016 at 10:42 P.M. by an officer of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • CARELESS DRIVING, • FAILURE TO WEAR SEAT BELTS, • NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT, • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE U/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE, • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, 3RD DEGREE - DRUG UNSPECIFIED.

 

 

Robert Locklear

 

Robert A. Locklear, 43, of Ashland, Kentucky; was arrested on January 27, 2016 at 1:39 P.M. by a deputy of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • FLAGRANT NON SUPPORT (< $100,000).

 

 


Travis E. LayTravis E. Lay, 19, of Morris, Tennessee; was arrested on January 27, 2016 at 12:42 P.M. by a trooper of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • FAILURE TO WEAR SEAT BELTS, • FAILURE TO PRODUCE INSURANCE CARD, • NO OPERATORS-MOPED LICENSE, • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE.




Arlie WalkerArlie Walker, 41, of Olive Hill, Kentucky; was arrested on January 28, 2016 at 4:27 P.M. by a trooper of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.



 

 

Joseph C Chapman

 

Joseph C. Chapman, 53, of Louisa, was arrested on January 29, 2016 at 3:10 A.M. by a deputy of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • SERVING TWO WARRANTS (FOR OTHER POLICE AGENCY).



 

James Cline

 

James Cline, 58, of Louisa, was arrested on January 31, 2016 at 7:54 A.M. by an officer of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • ALCOHOL INTOXICATION IN A PUBLIC PLACE (1ST & 2ND OFFENSE).


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Stacy ZeitersStacy Zeiters, of Louisa, was arrested on January 01st, 2016 at 2:01 A.M. by deputy Mason Keefer of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • MENACING,
• ALCOHOL INTOXICATION IN A PUBLIC PLACE (1ST & 2ND OFFENSE), • RESISTING ARREST • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE 1ST OFFENSE (DRUG UNSPECIFIED)-[TWO COUNTS].
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FOUR LAWRENCE COUNTY RESIDENTS BUSTED IN SEPARATE ARRESTS OUTSIDE COUNTY BORDERS IN JANUARY.

FEBRUARY 1, 2016 

Four Lawrence County were arrested on separate criminal offenses beyond the Lawrence County Line during the month of January. Three were picked up in Martin County, and one in Johnson County.

Those four people are:

Prince Stevens

 

Prince Stevens, 23, of Louisa, was taken into custody on January 05, 2016 at 8:14 P.M. by deputy Byron Fairchild of the Johnson County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 (AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCE) 1ST OFFENSE, • FAILURE OF OWNER TO MAINTAIN REQUIRED INSURANCE/SECURITY, 1ST OFFENSE, • FAILURE TO PRODUCE INSURANCE CARD (TWO COUNTS), • NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT



Amy R. Gantt

Amy R. Gantt, 26, of Louisa, was taken into custody on January 21, 2016 at 12:17 P.M. by deputy Lafferty of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.



 


Brittany McCoyBrittany McCoy, 24, of Louisa, was taken into custody on January 21, 2016 at 2:25 P.M. in Martin County Court by the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.



 

 

Melinda ShortridgeMelinda Shortridge, 36, of Louisa, was arrested on January 29, 2016 at 10:30 P.M. by a deputy of the Martin County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • ALCOHOL INTOXICATION IN A PUBLIC PLACE (1ST & 2ND OFFENSE)