Road employees earn new certifications

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By Lisa King

Shelby County Judge Executive Rob Rothenburger announced recently that seven county road department employees have been recognized by the University of Kentucky's Transportation Cabinet upon their completion of the Roads Scholar and Master Scholar Training Program.

This voluntary training series provides local and state government employees with information on properly maintaining local streets and roads.

Training classes required in order to complete the Roads Scholar Program range from drainage issues and traffic management to more advanced topics, such as snow and ice removal and hazardous materials awareness training that are required for completion of the Roads Master Program.

Shelby County Road Supervisor Carl Henry and Rothenburger both said they are proud of these employees for all their hard work they for this training and that the residents and citizens of Shelby County will benefit from the educational expertise that has been obtained by these dedicated individuals.

Wayne Jamison and Johnnie Miller completed the Roads Scholar Program.

Charlie Cummins and Ricky White completed both the Roads Scholar and Roads Master Programs.

David Clemmons, Eddie Hughes and Lyn Whisman completed the Roads Master Program.

These crews were recognized for their accomplishments at a graduate ceremony held in their honor on Jan. 15 at the Louisville Crown Plaza Hotel.