County offers funding for youth programs


By Sheldon Compton - scompton@civitasmedia.com



PRESTONSBURG – The Floyd County Fiscal Court approved funding for two youth programs in the county during its regular meeting Friday.

County officials voted unanimously to give $250 to the Floyd County Hunter Education Organization, which will, along with the Dewey Fish and Game Club, hold their annual youth camp beginning Aug. 15 at Dewey Lake.

In addition to this funding, the court also voted to give $1,000 to the city of Prestonsburg to help fund its Youth Day for county students.

The city will be holding a youth day for county students needing school supplies on July 31 at StoneCrest Golf Course.

In other business, the fiscal court:

Issued a check to the David Fire Department in the amount of $6,000 for use as needed.

Adopted a portion of roadway known as Walnut Creek Drive into the county road system, as well as voting to adopt a roadway known as Howell Cemetery along Prater Creek into the county road system.

Paid the remaining balance of $25,000 to the sheriff’s department for fees collected relating to the ABC Sin Tax.

Entered into a local agreement with the city of Prestonsburg concerning ways to deal with certain vicious, dangerous, or diseased animals. The county is entering into similar agreements with other cities throughout the county.

By Sheldon Compton

scompton@civitasmedia.com

Sheldon Compton is a staff writer for The Floyd County Times. He can be reached at (606) 886-8506.

Sheldon Compton is a staff writer for The Floyd County Times. He can be reached at (606) 886-8506.

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