UPDATE: Breathitt Sheriff’s Dept. back to work after budget passes

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BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Breathitt County Sheriff’s Department is up and running again, according to Sheriff John Hollan.

Hollan says a budget was passed in court Monday with a vote of 3 to 2. He says the office is thankful for the support it has received.

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Last week, Hollan announced that the department would stop operating and wouldn’t be able to pay employees because it ran out of money to pay its staff.