The Greatest Challenge: When tornadoes roared through our community December 11, 2021, the loss of lives and destruction of property created the greatest challenge our community has faced in modern time. This is our story of resiliency through the eyes of your City employees and other community leaders. Read Our Story

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As a citizen it is my responsibility to...

Homeowners should be sure to cover any access points for wild animals (i.e., cap chimneys) and keep garbage inside until trash pick-up day.  Homeowners should also take care to keep pet food in a secure place inside as much as possible.  Citizens may call Animal Control & Protection or may be referred to private removal services.

It is the responsibility of the city to...

Animal Control Officers may attempt to remove some wild animals from living quarters of the home.

If I am interested, who do I contact...

  • Animal Control & Protection, Neighborhood & Community Services Department, (270) 393-4000
  • Citizen Information & Assistance, Neighborhood & Community Services, 707 E. Main Avenue, (270) 393-3444

  • Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife, Wildlife Biologists/Private Lands, (270) 746-7128
  • Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife (To Report Poaching)  1-800-252-5378
  • Private removal services

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