The Hancock-Henderson Quill, Inc.

Sheriff's Contract Renewed At Stronghurst

by: Shirley Linder, Quill Editor

Stronghurst Village board members signed a one year contract with the Henderson County Sheriff's Department on Monday evening. Sheriff Mark Lumbeck stated there was no increase in cost. He also said the contract could be broken with a 30 day written notice should the board decide to hire their own police.

Sheriff Lumbeck gave the December sheriff's report which included:

Angela Myers reported seeing a number of persons riding ATVs on the village streets. Sheriff Lumbeck said he would alert his deputies to watch for these vehicles.

Tony Anderson reported that the Cross Connection surveys, which were sent out to approximately 190 residents, is due back by January 15, 2006. Anderson also reported the burn area has been closed due to misuse.

Present were: Board members, Tony Griepentrog, presiding, Juanita Jarvis, David Vancil, Angela Myers and Cory Fox (arriving at 7:10); Clerk Lori Russell; Treasurer Lou Ann Nortrup; Employee Tony Anderson; Sheriff Mark Lumbeck and Terry Myers. Absent were, President Eric Chockley and board member Lawrence Neff.

The board adjourned at 7:30 p.m. until February 6, at 7 p.m.