Chris Collins of the Williamstown Police Department was one of 27 law enforcement officers from 19 agencies across the state to graduate May 3 from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.
Brian Maines, of Williamstown, was one of 20 law enforcement officers from across the state that were recognized at a graduation ceremony April 19 for completing the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training’s Academy of Police Supervision
The debate is not over about whether or not to increase the occupational tax in Dry Ridge to help generate much-needed revenue.
The city council decided to not vote during its June 17 meeting on a second reading that would have increased the payroll tax from .5 percent to 1.5 percent on anyone who works in the city limits.
Instead, the discussion will continue during the 7 p.m. July 1 meeting, after about 25 employees and business owners within the city attended the meeting in opposition of the tax increase.
Have you ever noticed that the best shows on television always take a break for the summer? Perhaps the executives behind these decisions have learned that the beautiful weather of summer usually invites playing outside, taking up summer sports and enjoying family vacations. When the sun is shining and more exciting adventures beckon, who would choose keeping up with a story line or even an interesting plot twist over swimming, hiking or taking a trip to Disneyland?