Stinson attends 2017 Modern Woodmen Career Institute

Billy M. Stinson

Stinson attends institute

Billy M. Stinson, of Gamaliel, a Modern Woodmen of America financial representative, recently attended the Modern Woodmen Career Institute, held at Modern Woodmen’s home office in Rock Island, Illinois.

Modern Woodmen’s top representatives are invited to attend the event, which features inspirational and training presentations from a variety of speakers in and out of the financial industry. Attendees also have the opportunity to network and exchange best practices with other leaders.

GPD plans car seat checks

The Glasgow Police Department has scheduled two car seat safety checks for area expectant mothers and families with a child present.

The first check will be conducted from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 9 during Hiseville Fire Department’s 50th anniversary celebration at the fire department, 39 E. Hiseville Main St.

Existing child safety seats will be installed by a certified technician. New child safety seats will be provided if needed.

The second check will be conducted from 3 to 5 p.m. on Nov. 30 at Glasgow Fire Department Station No. 2, 130 Cross St.

For more information, contact GPD Captain Jennifer Arbogast at (270) 651-6165.

Annual farm bureau meeting

The 2017 Barren County Farm Bureau Federation annual membership meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at Cave City Convention Center.

Members may pick up meal tickets now. The deadline is Sept. 8.

The application deadline for Outstanding Youth and Variety Contests will be Sept. 12. Contact Cynthia Rowland at (270) 651-9190.

For more information, contact the Barren County Farm Bureau offices at 106 Reynolds Road, (270) 678-3500, 1108 or Cleveland Avenue (270) 629-5555, federation secretary, (270) 590-4847.

KSP Post 15 July activity

During the month of July, there were 33 traffic accidents investigated by the State Police working in the Post 15 area in the 11 counties of Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell, Taylor and Washington.

There were two fatal collisions during the month of July in the Post 15 area.

Phillip Dillon, 26, of Boyle County, was killed on July 8 in Casey County.

Dylan Cheatham, 25, of Washington County, was killed on July 31 in Washington County.

This brings the yearly fatality count to nine compared with 13 through this same period in 2016.

Statewide fatality count stands at 416 compared with 455 through this same period in 2016.

During the month of July, there were 1,033 citations written, 206 courtesy notices written, 1,441 vehicles inspected, 713 complaints answered, 83 motorists assisted, 61 criminal cases opened and 134 criminal arrests made.

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