jail http://wuky.org en Rodney Ballard Named New Lexington Jail Director http://wuky.org/post/rodney-ballard-named-new-lexington-jail-director <p>LEXINGTON, KY. - A state employee with 30 years of public safety experience has been named the new director of Lexington&rsquo;s Division of Community Corrections.</p><p>The selection of Rodney Ballard was announced Tuesday morning. He currently serves as a Deputy Commissioner in the Kentucky Department of Corrections and previously worked at a jail in northern Kentucky and for state police.</p><p>Ballard says he&rsquo;s eager to get to know corrections officers and build on improvements being made at the jail.</p> Tue, 06 Mar 2012 20:13:43 +0000 Brenna Angel 10945 at http://wuky.org Rodney Ballard Named New Lexington Jail Director City Signs Labor Agreement with Corrections Union http://wuky.org/post/city-signs-labor-agreement-corrections-union <p><span class="dateline"><span>LEXINGTON, Ky.</span></span> - <span class="article-content"><span>The city of Lexington signed a four-year labor agreement Tuesday with employees of the Fayette County Detention Center. The contract, which was ratified last month, represents $1.2 million in savings to the government.<br /> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 21:30:25 +0000 Brenna Angel 10210 at http://wuky.org City Signs Labor Agreement with Corrections Union