The Madisonville Miners game tonight against the Dubois County Bombers has been cancelled and rescheduled for Tuesday, July 21 at 7 pm.

firefighters grant 300EARLINGTON, Ky. (3/14/13) – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield, (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, today announced that Earlington Fire Department in Hopkins County has received a $392,909 Operations and Safety funding grant under the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
 
“Firefighting grants help ensure that our first responders have the resources they need to serve our communities,” stated Whitfield. “I congratulate Earlington Fire Department for receiving this award.”
 
The purpose of the AFG is to award grants directly to fire departments and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) organizations that are unaffiliated with a hospital to enhance their ability to protect the health and safety of the public, as well as that of first-responder personnel. Using a competitive process that is overseen by fire service subject matter experts, grants are awarded to applicants whose requests best address the priorities of the AFG program.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Chris Pack
Photo Provided by SurfKY Graphics

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

1 DOW 17,776.91
+93.33 (0.53%)    
2 S&P 2,081.34
+12.58 (0.61%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,997.46
+5.52 (0.11%)    

Most Read This Week

July 02, 2015 15644

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 8197

Police: Stand Off Suspect in Critical Condition

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 4264

KMA Reminds Motorists of New Kentucky Red Light…

by David Holt
July 01, 2015 3564

Police Seeking Public Help in Locating Subject…

by SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 3465

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 2, 2015

by Crime Stoppers

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 46001

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 15644

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 06, 2015 3316

Man Accused of Choking Girlfriend, Threatening to…

by SurfKY News
July 07, 2015 2215

White Plains Man Accused of Firing Shotgun at Car…

by SurfKY News
July 05, 2015 1949

Hopkins County Traffic Advisory

by Keith Todd
July 06, 2015 1398

Driving on Suspended License, Alleged Fleeing…

by SurfKY News
July 06, 2015 1386

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
July 07, 2015 1127

Man Charged With Threatening to Kill Two MPD…

by SurfKY News
July 06, 2015 1021

KLC to Hold Free OSHA Training for West Kentucky

by Daniel Lowry
July 06, 2015 768

Kentuckians Touched by Organ Donation Featured on…

by Karen McKnight
July 06, 2015 765

Swingin' for Sadie Scholarship Recipients

by Karen Robinson
July 06, 2015 759

City Launches New Website, Online Payment System

by Leslie Curneal