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?
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?
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.