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Kieryn Fannin Promoted to Director of Population Management
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner Rodney Ballard today announced the promotion of Kieryn Fannin to director of the Division of Population Management.
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Amber Ryan Promoted to Assistant Supervisor in Probation & Parole District 18
Friday, December 02, 2016
Division of Probation and Parole Director John Hall today announced the promotion of Amber Ryan to Assistant District Supervisor of District 18 in Louisville.
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William Harper Promoted to District 14 Supervisor in Division of Probation & Parole
Friday, September 02, 2016
Kentucky Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner Kim Potter-Blair today announced the promotion of William Harper to district supervisor of District 14 in Versailles.
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Johnathan Hall Promoted to Director of Probation and Parole
Monday, November 14, 2016
Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner Rodney Ballard today announced the promotion of Johnathan Hall to Director of the Division of Probation and Parole.
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Bell County Forestry Camp Receives Perfect Audit Score
Monday, November 14, 2016
Bell County Forestry Camp (BCFC) in Pineville received a perfect score on its recent re-accreditation audit from the American Correctional Association (ACA).
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Michael Robinson Promoted to Deputy Warden at Green River Correctional Complex
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 25, 2016) – Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner Rodney Ballard today announced the promotion of Michael Robinson to Deputy Warden at Green River Correctional Complex (GRCC) in Central City.
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Cyndi Heddleston Promoted to Executive Staff Advisor
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner Rodney Ballard today announced the promotion of Cyndi Heddleston to executive staff advisor in the Research and Grants Division.
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Sarah “Jessie” Ferguson Promoted to Program Administrator
Friday, September 23, 2016
Kentucky Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner Jim Erwin today announced that Jessie Ferguson has been promoted to program administrator for Adult Institutions.
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Sabrina Farris Promoted to District 18 Supervisor in Division of Probation & Parole
Friday, September 23, 2016
Kentucky Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner Kim Potter-Blair today announced the promotion of Sabrina Farris to district supervisor of District 18 in Louisville.
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Department of Corrections Presents Annual Awards
Janet Conover named Warden of the Year; Chris Copenhaver takes P&P Supervisor of the Year honor
Friday, September 16, 2016
The Kentucky Department of Corrections honored employees across the state recently at its annual Corrections Awards Luncheon in Lexington.
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