WKU Public Radio News Staff
Wed May 12, 2004
State Park Superintendent Fired
By AP/Dan Modlin
Frankfort, KY – The former Superintendent of Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park
has been officially fired. Brian Roy, who once ran as a Democrat for
Congress, was suspended by the Fletcher Administration in February.
The Republican Administration charges that Roy misused state funds and
Specifically, the Fletcher Administration charges that Roy failed to
adequately document 114 free rounds of golf last year. The Administration
has charged that statewide, more than thirty thousand free rounds of golf
were given away at State Parks last year.
Roy denies any wrongdoing. His attorney says he will appeal the
firing decision to the State Personnel Board. In his position at the
western Kentucky state park, Roy was a merit-system state employee.
The Kentucky Association of State Employees is paying for his defense.