Veterans Bean Supper at Pontotoc Today

The bean supper for veterans and widows of veterans is today at Pontotoc Community Center at 11:00. The city will set off the warning sirens at 11:11 because on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared between the Allied nations and Germany in the First World War, then known as “the Great War.”


Third Street Trick or Treat Saw Larger Crowd

This years Third Street Trick or Treat saw an increase of about  150 participants, according to Wayne Lohaus resident and official counter.  The total this years was 1,010, which falls short of the record 1,420.  The weather was good and participants started earlier this year due to it being a school night.

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Fulton Fire Department Recruiting

 

 

The best part of waking up is jumping in a fire truck. Join our team today as we are needing volunteers to keep our community safe. Think about what if you called an no one answered the call.  Make the call today fires don’t wait and neither should you.

Call 270-472-1422 for more info or click here to submit an information request.

The Fulton Fire Department Junior Firefighters Program also currently has several openings for girls and boys ages 15-17 years old. This program is designed to teach teens Leadership, team building and firefighting skills. If you or someone you know is interested please come down and see what we are all about.

Click here to sign up.  Watch the video below and check out the local benefit package that goes with volunteering.

Benefits of Being a Firefighter

Each Fulton Fire Department Volunteer Firefighter will be eligible for the following benefits. Some of the benefits will not take effect until completion of their Firefighter Certification.

  • KY State Required Firefighter Certification Training at no Cost
  • College Credit for Completed Training
  • KFA College Scholarship Program Eligibility
  • College Tuition Opportunities
  • The International Fire Service Accreditation Congress Firefighter I & II Certifications paid for by the department
  • Paid Travel & Lodging Expenses for Training
  • Participation Incentive Pay Program
  • We will provide necessary Personal Protective Equipment (to include: Bunker Coat & Pants, Helmet, Hood, Gloves, Boots, Flashlight)
  • Free Departmental Tee Shirt
  • Annual Firefighters Medical Physical
  • Free Vaccinations
  • Discount to Local Fitness Facility
  • Workers Compensation Insurance
  • $3000 KFA Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • $80,000 Line of Duty Death Insurance State Benefit
  • $339,000 Line of Duty Death Insurance Federal Benefit
  • Annual Awards Dinner
  • A chance to serve your community and become a part of a large family
  • Supporting Heroes Benefits

Burn Ban In Effect

fire-burn-ban-signsCounty Judge Executive Issues No Burn Ban due to extremely dry conditions in Fulton County, KY.  In accordance with KRS 149.401 County Judge Executive Jim Martin issued a NO BURN order for the residents of Fulton County, KY. This order will be in effect until the area receives a sufficient amount of rain to eliminate the danger of burning.

Signed Burn Ban Order Click Here


No Leaves In Curbside Trash Receptacles

limbs-in-trash-receptaclesReminder that leaves, branches and trimmings are not to be placed in trash receptacles bagged or loose.  If you place leaves in your curbside trash receptacle this could result in a delay in your trash pick up as these leaves fill up the garbage truck as they will not pack.  This causes the truck to have to return to the landfill to empty.

bagged-leavesBagged leaves only maybe placed at the curb for special pick up the second and fourth weeks of the month. Reminder special pick up items may only be placed out at the curb 72 hours before the second and fourth Mondays.

leaf-machineLeaves maybe be loosely piled at the curb for the City leaf collection which will begin shortly.  Stay tuned for more on City leaf collection dates and schedule.