Category Big Sandy

New Big Sandy Police Chief On The Job

The Town of Big Sandy has a new Police Chief. He is Jim Sukash, a resident of the Big Sandy area. Jim has an impressive resume of law enforcement credentials. He has served as Police Chief of the US Coast Guard Academy Police Department in New London CT; He has served on the US Coast Guard Tactical Law Enforcement Team North-Hampton Roads, Va; US Coast Guard Integrated Support Command Police Department-Kodiak, AK. He has 20 plus years experience with the U.S. Marine Corps and US Coast Guard.

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Big Sandy Chamber Meets To Plan Spring Festival

The Big Sandy Chamber of Commerce met on Monday night to make plans for the annual Spring Festival coming up on memorial Day weekend. For the last several years the Festival has been a three day event but the Chamber has decided to make this years festival only a two-day event.

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Veterans Benefits Seminar In Big Sandy Saturday Jan. 27th

There will be a seminar to explain Veterans Benefits on Saturday January 27 from 10am-2pn at the Big Sandy Senior Citizens Center. The free seminar will be sponsored by the American legion Post #228 in Big Sandy. All veterans are welcome. For more information you mat call Gary Evans at 901-299-4814 or 593-5737.

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Snow and Ice Collapses Fire Hall’s Roof

The snow and ice that fell Sunday night wrecked havoc on the Big Sandy Fire Hall. The roof collapsed in over the fire truck bays trapping four of the fire vehicles. The building is a total loss, but hopefully  some of the trucks can be salvaged. Volunteers went to work immediately removing equipment and arranging for the trucks to be removed. John Allen Construction was contacted to remove the roof and debris off the trucks. Once the trucks were uncovered they were moved to David McDaniel’s garage.  Emergency Management Services have been notified to provide additional fire protection to the Big Sandy residents. The Town of Big Sandy’s pumper truck #1 was one of the damaged trucks.  The extent of the damage has not been determined...

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And The Winners Are….

Some of the Big Sandy Area Chamber members drove quietly and unsuspectingly through the streets of Big Sandy looking for houses decked out for Christmas. They were not disappointed.

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