Volume 53, Number 20

twenty four pages two sections

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, May 19, 2016

Pickett County receives $300,000 Emergency Service Improvement grant

Pickett County receives $300,000 Emergency Service Improvement grantPickett County Executive Johnie Neal would like to thank all of those who helped Pickett County receive the 2012 Emergency Service Improvement CDBG grant for $300,000. The money purchased four heart monitors and two new 2014 Chevrolet HD 3500 Ambulances. The county only had to match $48,837.00 for the grant received which helps better serve the people of the community.
A special thank you to Governor Bill Haslam, Representative Kelly Keisling, Department of Economic and Community Development, Upper Cumberland Community Development, Pickett County Commissioners, Pickett County Ambulance Service employees for their important role in getting the grant money.
Pictured starting at left: Lana Rossi, Pickett County Commissioner; Shawn Abbott, PCEMS Secretary; Scott Stephens, Paramedic; Tom Storie, EMT-IV; Joanna Jones, Paramedic; Michael Wilson, Paramedic; Maxie Beaty PCEMS Director; Phyllis Pritchard, EMT-IV; Anthony Scott, EMT-IV, Marc Richardson, Paramedic; Lowell Winningham, Pickett County Commissioner; and Johnie Neal, Pickett County Executive.

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