Public can help curb litter problems in Harrison County

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By The Staff

To the editor:

The State of Kentucky has made littering punishable by up to a $500 fine and or 12 months in jail. A fine and hours of community service such as picking up trash by the roadsides is the most common punishment designated by the courts. Citizens can enforce this ordinance by reporting the offender to the police (859-234-7100) in the Cynthiana city limits, or if outside the city limits, the sheriff (859-234-7135) and providing the following information:

Type of Litter (if known):

Vehicle License Number:

Vehicle Description (make, model, color):

Location of Violation (ie road or intersection):

Date and Time of Violation:

General Description of Offender:

Together we can make a difference in keeping our county litter free. This public service announcement is brought to you by the Harrison County Tomorrow Welcoming Climate Committee.

Karen Creger