Scott Daniel, 45, Petsch Lane, Hopkinsville — Republican

Below are the candidate's direct responses to the following questions:

How long have you lived in the community?

13 years

Tell us about your professional experience.

A full career at Hopkinsville Fire Department. As an EMT/FF I was a vital part of countless scenes. Experience in dealing with the deceased and their families, calling for a coroner.

Tell us about your education.

Christian County High School

Short stint at Murray State University

What do you consider your greatest accomplishments?

A successful career in fire and emergency medical services. Dealt with countless deaths, on scene and first to respond. Responsible for actually ruling a death and calling for a coroner.

What are the two biggest problems facing the community/county?

No accountability in the coroner's office

Response times show lack of interest/compassion

Apparent bias on funeral home choice

What are your biggest campaign issues/goals?

I will create an office that Christian County has never had and deserves

Establish prevention programs such as suicide prevention and opioid addiction prevention

Be accountable to the public - respond quickly, filed death certificates promptly

Why should someone vote for you?

It's simple.

I will be prompt, professional, unbiased in your funeral home choice. I will be comforting in a difficult time with no pressure.

I can accomplish all these, including a free standing office with a county morgue and save the county a considerable amount of money.

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