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A.L. Sinclair, David Harden report 311 truckloads of trash tipped

By Ed Waggener

Before a 2 hour just before noontime fire, today, Saturday, April 2, 2011, stopped free tipping at the Transfer Station, 877 L. Willis RD, Columbia, KY, a total of 311 truckloads of garbage were tipped during the April 1 and 2, 2011 free tipping days for Adair County residents.

David Harden of the Adair County Road Department tallied 175 loads on Friday and 136 on Saturday, according to A.L. Sinclair, Adair County Solid Waste Coordinator.

Some 10-12 trucks, in addition were told to come back on Monday, April 4, 2011, because of the fire.

Sinclair commended the Columbia/Adair County Fire Department for their action in putting out the blaze. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined. County Judge Executive Ann Melton was on the scene, too, Mr. Sinclair said.

This story was posted on 2011-04-02 14:25:40
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