Archive | June 26, 2015

The Oakland Police Department Senior Patrol members were recently recognized at the Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting for their service to the community. Pictured are Mayor Chris Goodman, Captain Larry Gaines, Oakland Chief of Police Chris Earl, Red Kenney, Karman Phillips, Robert Stewart, Bubba Ledford, Tom Hudgins, Jerry Wheeler and Daniel Jackson.

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On June 20, the Oakland Police Department hosted a Child Safety Restraint Check at the Oakland Center parking lot located at 7036 Highway 64. The event was held from 9 a.m. until noon. A certified child passenger safety technician was on hand to check the car seat/booster installation and answer questions. Oakland Mayor Chris Goodman […]

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New track dedicated to former Coach Redditt

“Over hill, over dale, we hit the dusty trail;” the familiar words of the Army marching song took on a new meaning at Fayette-Ware Comprehensive High School last month when school officials dedicated a new cross-country track. The 1.8-mile track was dedicated in memory of the late track coach Ed Redditt, a man of vast […]

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Board approves agreement with county to provide emergency medical services

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously adopted a resolution last week that authorizes a mutual agreement with Fayette County to provide emergency medical services. Board members took the action Thursday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Kelly Rector and seconded by Alderman John Troncone. The resolution notes […]

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