Thursday, July 16, 2015

KSP selling chances at GMC Sierra

2014 GMC Sierra 1500 SLEIn observance of the 50th anniversary of Trooper Island, Kentucky State Police is featuring a tough, yet stylish 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab SLE pickup in its fundraising raffle this year. 

Designed for work or play, the truck includes a Sonoma Red Metallic exterior and Jet Black interior; a four-door, air-conditioned crew cab with heated, leather front seats; a 5.3L V8 EcoTec3 engine with 355 hp; a six-speed automatic transmission with four-wheel drive; electric power steering; and a five-year/100,000 mile powertrain limited warranty 

For a chance to put this truck to work in your family or business fleet, tickets can be purchased for $10 at The Crittenden Press office at 125 E. Bellville St. in Marion during regular business hours. You may also contact Trooper First Class Darron Holliman or any trooper or Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officer. Tickets are also available online by debit or credit card payment at

Only 20,000 tickets will be sold. The winning ticket will be drawn on Aug. 30 at the Kentucky State Fair. Ticket holders do not have to be present at the drawing to win. Raffle winner is responsible for all tax and license fees.

Trooper Island is a free summer camp for underprivileged boys and girls age 10-12 operated by KSP on Dale Hollow Lake in Clinton County. It is financed entirely by donations; no public funds are used. Each year, the camp hosts approximately 700 children, providing good food, fresh air, recreation, guidance and structured, esteem-building activities designed to build good citizenship and positive relationships with law enforcement officers.