Blog
CSEPP

Costs Increased and End Date Pushed Back for Chemical Weapon Destruction

Portions taken from AP article: Costs to destroy the U.S. Army’s remaining stockpiles of chemical weapons in Kentucky and Colorado may take longer and cost about $2.5 billion extra, according to Defense Department The latest projection added two years to the estimated schedule to finish each job and was described …

Read More
Featured Article

Lightning!

Here is how to protect yourself from lightning when working outdoors during stormy weather: Stay away from bodies of water. Do not use any plug-in power tools or machines. Do not stand by metal  objects, pipes, light poles, door frames, metal fences or communication towers. Find shelter other than a …

Read More
CSEPP

Depot: Tiny leak Contained

A low-level leak of mustard agent was detected in a storage igloo Monday morning March 12th. This was discovered during routine weekly monitoring. A mobile lab used for monitoring detected low levels of mustard agent in a storage igloo used for storing 155mm projectiles. The extremely low level of mustard …

Read More
Site News

Disaster Assessment

Initial Damage Assessment in Garrard County after Fridays storms show approximately 70 homes with minor Hail damage primarily in Paint Lick and Cartersville Area. Most of the businesses in downtown Paint Lick had minor damage as well along with Paint Lick/Cartersville Fire & Rescue Station #2. We did receive reports …

Read More
Plans and Tips

“March is Severe Weather Awareness Month”

One of our main focuses at Garrard EMA/CSEPP this month is to spread the word to all Garrard County residents to enjoy and sign-up for the FREE weather alerts by clicking on the Alert icon (deltalert) on our website. While your enjoying our new website check out all the information …

Read More
Featured Article

    “MARCH IS SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS MONTH” PLANNING FOR DISASTER:  “Be Aware, Be Prepared, Have a Plan!”  “Although state and local governments are here to assist the public during these times, preparedness starts at home. It starts with being aware of conditions and situations that threaten you and your …

Read More
Featured Article

Join Us On Facebook

Join Us Facebook at Garrard County EMA/CSEPP

Read More
Plans and Tips

DUCK, COVER AND HOLD

Just remember these 3 simple words in the event of an earthquake. You want to DUCK under sturdy furniture, etc. then COVER,  your head with you arm to protect it and then HOLD on until the shaking from the quake is over.

Read More
Featured Article

Phone Alert System Unveiled Early

Garrard County EMA/CSEPP unveiled it’s new mass alert notification in a trial by fire with the Boil Water Advisory issued on the night of February 8. The new system, DeltAlert, allows public safety officials to rapidly call residents and businesses within a selected area and notify them of potential threats. …

Read More
Public Notification

Boil Water Advisory- UPDATE 2/10

2/10/2012 2:15 Lancaster Water Department and Garrard County Water Association officials have lifted the Boil Water Advisory. Water is now safe for consumption. According to Lancaster Water Department officials samples have been sent to Frankfort. They hope to have reports back Friday by noon time. Until these reports are received …

Read More