animal shelter

9:54 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Jail Largest Expenditure in McCracken County Fiscal Court Budget


The McCracken County Fiscal Court voted on the first reading of a 2014-2015 budget Monday that totals $32m, including over $6m  for the McCracken County Jail. The jail has a large number of employees and houses more than 450 inmates. 

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7:19 am
Thu April 17, 2014

McCracken Animal Shelter Task Force Recommends Partnership with Humane Society

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McCracken County’s Animal Shelter Task Force is recommending the Humane Society there partner with the county’s animal control.  The plan, approved by the task force 6 to 3 Tuesday and sent to the Fiscal Court, has one director overseeing the operations of both Animal Control and Humane Society operations.

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3:40 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Mayfield Animal Shelter Gets PetSmart Grant

A member of the Mayfield Graves County Animal Shelter board of directors, Doug Carneal, talks about its receiving a PetSmart Charities grant for spaying and neutering dogs outside the city limits. He speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about the grant and how it will impact the Mayfield area animal shelter. See more about the animal shelter on Facebook.

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8:19 am
Thu March 28, 2013

Man's Estate Donates To Every KY Animal Shelter


A Muhlenberg County farmer who never turned away a stray cat has left a portion of his estate to every county-run animal shelter in the state. County officials around the Commonwealth received checks earlier this month from a man they never met. Muhlenberg County dairy farmer Bland Hardison made sure all of Kentucky's 120 counties will receive a check for $1,432.47.

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8:34 am
Mon December 17, 2012

New Director Improves Henderson Animal Shelter

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Henderson County’s animal shelter has cut its euthanasia rate to 5 percent thanks to work from its new director. Humane Society of Henderson County President Josh Williams credits the decrease to Josh Cromer, who’s been the organization’s director for just over a year. When he started last October, Cromer said his goal was to cut the number of euthanized animals in half. During the first nine months of 2011, the shelter put down 862 animals. For the same time period this year, it’s euthanized just 65.

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