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Jailer Rick Wilson addresses court on costs of low pay

2014-08-14 - Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener.
Adair County Jailer Rick Wilson
had the full attention of Adair Fiscal Court, August 12, 2014, at its regular monthly meeting, when he addressed what he described as a crisis in retaining trained employees at the Adair Regional Jail, in large part because of non-competitive pay. Wilson's problem were echoed by 911 Coordinator Greg Thomas and County Road Department Superintendent Jobe Darnell. Judge Melton noted the problem throughout County Government, citing losses of highly qualified personnel in the Judge's office and the Sheriff's Department. In the photo above, listening, are, clockwise from left, Magistrates Daryl Flatt (District 2), and Harold Burton (1); Sheriff Harrison Moss, Recording Clerk and Adair County Finance Officer Gale Cowan, CJE Ann Melton; County Treasurer Barry Corbin, County Attorney Jennifer Hutchison-Corbin; Magistates Billy Dean Coffey (2), Joe Rogers (6) and Billy Rowe (7), Jailer Wilson, and Adair County 911 Addressing and Mapping Coordinator Justin Bailey. Clicking Read More accesses the full Fiscal Court Report

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