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Adair County Sheriff's Office receives $500 grant for address markers

Signs will go to elderly, disabled. Retailer provides grant. Lindsey Wilson Criminal Justice class will construct signs. Chamber of Commerce participating. Aim is to help emergency responders locate residences.
The Adair County Sheriff's Office has received a grant of $500 from Wal-Mart to be used to purchase address markers for the elderly and disabled residents of Adair County.

To qualify for a free address marker you must be 65 years of age or older or be disabled, and you must be a resident of Adair County.

To sign up for a free address marker simply call or stop by the Sheriff's Office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The markers will be given on a first come, first serve basis. The markers will be constructed by the Lindsey Wilson College Criminal Justice Class and will be ready to be picked up around the first week of May at the Sheriff's Office.

This service is being offered by the Sheriff's Office in conjunction with the Columbia/Adair County Chamber of Commerce in order to assist emergency personnel in locating residences more quickly in time of emergency.

This story was posted on 2006-03-08 08:00:00
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