Disaster Response and Preparedness

CSEPP

Chemical weapons destruction delayed at Blue Grass Army Depot

Posted by on Dec 16, 2016

The destruction of Madison County’s stockpile of chemical weapons was scheduled to start next year, but officials said Thursday that unexpected costs at a Richmond plant and at a...

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Severe Weather

Emergency Preparedness for Individuals with Disabilities

Posted by on Jun 19, 2016

Top 10 List of Steps to Get Ready for Emergencies for Parents/Guardians of Children with Disabilities/Special Health Care Needs If you do nothing else to get ready, think about...

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Preparedness

Wildland Fires, Dry Conditions Create Hazards for Deer Hunters

Posted by on Nov 8, 2016

More than 300,000 Kentucky hunters preparing for this years deer season should be aware there are at least 22 wildland fires burning, many in southeast Kentucky, as drought...

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Plans and Tips

“Holiday Shopping Safety Tips”

Posted by on Nov 25, 2016

 The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) provides these safety tips for  holiday shopping. Shopping in Stores  Do not buy more than you can carry.  Plan ahead by taking...

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Recent Posts

GARRARD COUNTY PLACED UNDER BURN BAN

GARRARD COUNTY PLACED UNDER BURN BAN

Nov 7, 2016

Burn bans generally prohibit the following: Burning of forest, grass, crops, woodlands, marshes or other similar areas. Burning leaves or debris. Campfires, bonfires and warming fires. Open pit cooking and charcoal grilling. Use of fireworks and welding may also be prohibited or regulated.                                                ...

How to Have a Safe & Happy Halloween with Kids

How to Have a Safe & Happy Halloween with Kids

Oct 28, 2016

Face Facts: Masks can obstruct your child’s view, instead apply nontoxic face paints. Make sure oversized hats, helmets, or headpieces won’t interfere with their vision. Costume Cautions: Choose bright colors that make your child more visible in the dark. Any store bought costumes and accessories (masks, beards, wigs) must be labeled “flame...

“Don’t GET CAUGHT IN THE DARK”

“Don’t GET CAUGHT IN THE DARK”

Sep 23, 2016

If the lights go out, are you prepared?  Are you prepared in case of an emergency? Citizens of Garrard County face many challenges throughout the year, from tornadoes, flooding, winter storms to man-made hazards,  every household should be prepared to face these challenges at any given time. Although state and local governments are expected to assist the...