Departments & Services - Overview

Emergency Management

Carl Chaney

36 Court Street
Vanceburg, KY 41179

Phone: (606) 796-3464
Fax: (606) 796-0518
Email: cchaney1@yahoo.com

Defines responsibilities for local government in the event of natural, technological or war-related crises. Provides guidance to local agencies in the event of a natural or man-made disaster. Responsible for recovery operations, hazard mitigation, flood plain management and 911 directory.


Extension Office

806 Second Street
Vanceburg, KY 41179

Phone: (606) 796-2732
Fax: (606) 796-6428
Email: ces-lewis@lsv.uky.edu
Website: http://ces.ca.uky.edu/lewis/

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 12 pm / 1 pm - 4:30 pm

An educational arm of the University of Kentucky; provides information and programs on agriculture, home economics, 4-H, youth development and community development.


Road Department

Robert Moore

64 Commonwealth Drive
Vanceburg, KY 41179

Phone: (606) 796-6384
Fax: (606) 796-0314
Email: lewisrd@windstream.net

Hours: Monday - Friday, 7 am - 3:30 pm

Maintains county roads by prepping for asphalt, ditching, installing drain pipes, maintaining signage, mowing and removing brush in rights-of-way in summer and salting and plowing snow in winter. Offers assistance to City of Vanceburg on road maintenance and county during cleanup week; assists in maintaining private cemetery roads.


Solid Waste Coordinator

Rusty Dyer

199 County Drive
Vanceburg, KY 41179

Phone: (606) 796-0624
Email: rustydyerlcsw@yahoo.com

Hours: Monday - Friday, 7 am - 3:30 pm

Operates recycling drop-off center; responsible for litter cleanup on all county roads; cleans up illegal dump sites along public roads; organizes annual Clean-Up Week in March and state Tire Amnesty Program every four years.


Electric Plant Board of the City of Vanceburg

Bill Tom Stone Superintendant

191 Front Street
Vanceburg, KY 41179

Phone: (606) 796-2641
Fax: (606) 796-6311
Email: epb_david_johnson@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.epb-vanceburg.com/

Provides electric, water, sewer and gas utilities to customers in Lewis and Greenup counties.


Lewis County Animal Shelter

149 County Drive
Vanceburg, KY 41179

Phone: (606) 796-3917
Email: lewiscountyanimalshelter@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/KY315.html

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 12 pm


Animal Control

Homer Wilburn

Phone: (606) 202-1856
Hours: 24/7

Dispatched through the Sheriff’s office, Fiscal Court or 911. Picks up stray or unwanted dogs; works with Health Department to keep dog bites in check and to deal with animal-related health issues. Appointed by the Fiscal Court.


Detention Center

Jeffrey Lykins Jailer

Railroad Avenue
Vanceburg, KY 41179

Phone: (606) 796-2312​