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Fire Chief receives award
For demonstrating exceptional bravery and physical stamina during an emergency scene. On the evening of December 3, 2018, Chief Lovell was dispatched to the intersection of St. Rt. 229 and St. Rt. 61 on an animal problem. Chief Lauri Lovell was the first firefighter to arrive on scene. She discovered a downed horse that had suffered grave bodily trauma that was attempting to get up and run into the busy intersection. The scene was very hazardous as there was very little daylight left, and the intersection was full of speeding cars and semi-trucks. As the horse flailed in a state of panic, it seriously injured a civilian. In order to prevent any more civilian injuries and catastrophic property damage, Chief Lovell, with no regard for her personal safety, jumped onto the horse and used her physical strength to pin the horse to the ground. For the next 90 minutes, Chief Lovell held down the flailing animal to prevent further injury to itself, all the while providing comfort and reassurance to the terrified animal. As a direct result of her actions, no further civilian injuries occurred, and no property damage ensued. Her actions that evening are in keeping with the finest traditions of the Fire Service and brings great credit upon herself and the Big Walnut Joint Fire District.
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Chesterville Heritage Day 2018
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Chesterville Heritage Day 2018
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Chesterville Heritage Day 2018
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Boy Scouts Tour
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Hometown Hero Recognized for Valor at Home
Hometown Soldier on leave rescued neighbor from Walnut St. house fire, December 23, 2010. Maj. Gen. David G. Perkins, commanding general, 4th Infantry Division and U.S. Division-North, presents the Soldier?s Medal to Spc. Shane Darst, an armor crew member assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, attached to 1st Advise and Assist Task Force, 1st Infantry Division, during a ceremony at Contingency Operating Site Warrior, Iraq, April 28. Darst, who hails from Marengo, Ohio, received the award for his efforts in saving the life of a civilian while on environmental morale leave. The Soldier?s Medal is the highest peacetime award for military service. "On and off duty, no matter the risk to their own safety, people can count on American soldiers like Spc. Darst to step into harm?s way and keep us safe" said Perkins during the ceremony. Retrieved from http://www.dvidshub.net/image/397002/us-division-north-commanding-general-presents-awards-1st-aatf-soldiers
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Remembering the Fallen
A small memorial to the fallen of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
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