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Eight new cars for deputies
In Mar. 13-19 issue

JAMESTOWN - “This has been a big benefit for the department,” said Russell County Sheriff Larry Bennett. “I really appreciate all the hard work that the people at the ADD office and the deputies did in gathering the information and getting this grant.”

Bennett said that the Lake Cumberland Area Development District helped his deputies secure a federal grant to help pay most of the cost of four new cars for the department.

Clete McAninch said he heard about the grant program from officers in another department and started gathering information on how to apply and the local development office provided the expertise to get the grant application written.

“Without that grant it would not have been possible for us to purchase all the vehicles we did,” Bennett said. “We had it in our budget to replace four of our oldest cars but with the grant we were able to replace eight.”

He said that after the grant assistance, proceeds from selling the old cars and insurance money from damaged vehicles his department now owes only $51,326 total for all eight cars.

He and the deputies also expressed appreciation for their office staff, especially Lisa Whittle, for the large volume of paperwork they had to process to make the purchase of the cars possible.
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