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Hardin County E-911 Director Mike Leo has been named the Kentucky 911 Director of the Year.

Leo was presented the award in Louisville during this year’s KEMA/KENA-APCO Banquet.

Leo was nominated for the award by Hardin County 911 employee Anthony Coffey. In his submission, which was reported by the Meade County Messenger, Coffey said, “As a director he (Leo) has gone above to ensure that we not only operate at the highest level, but that we, the people underneath him, are taken care of in every way possible. …”

Having worked in the public safety field for 26 years, Leo said he was honored by the award, but at the same time, he doesn’t do what he does for recognition…