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What’s happening in Southside city councils?

September 22, 2016 Nicole Davis

Council on fire Franklin Township residents walk out of Public Safety Committee budget meeting By Beth Wade Many Franklin Township citizens took to the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Committee Fire and Police Department’s budget […]

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Behind the Badge: Ray Denson

September 1, 2016 Nicole Davis

Ray Denson: White River Township firefighter SUBHEAD After nearly 13 years serving part time with the White River Township Fire Department, Ray Denson was hired full time as a firefighter in July. It’s the only […]

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Behind the Badge: Scott Johnson

May 5, 2016 Nicole Davis

Scott Johnson: Beech Grove firefighter feels compelled to serve, on and off shift The reason firefighters get into the line of work is to help people. Whether he’s on shift with the Beech Grove Fire […]

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Behind the Badge: Ryan Cobb

March 3, 2016 Nicole Davis

Ryan Cobb: Beech Grove firefighter discovers his calling to fire service while working as teacher and athletic coach It took some time, but Ryan Cobb found a career that felt like home, serving his hometown, […]

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Behind the Badge: Paul Cloyd

September 3, 2015 Nicole Davis

Paul Cloyd: Beech Grove firefighter/paramedic finds a love for serving in his hometown community Life is easier when you love what you do – and Paul Cloyd always knew he had a passion for pursuing […]

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Behind the Badge: Mike Combs

July 23, 2015 Nicole Davis

Mike Combs: WRTFD Engineer finds his passion for firefighting as a young child Firefighter/paramedic Mike Combs works throughout the year to preserve memories of the work done by other personnel from the White River Township […]


Behind the Badge: Craig Zollars

May 28, 2015 Nicole Davis

Craig Zollars: WRTFD officer has a direct impact on the community through public education and outreach efforts As the Staff Officer of Life Safety Education, Craig Zollars said it’s an exciting thing for him to […]

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Behind the Badge: Randall Hadler

May 7, 2015 Nicole Davis

Randall Hadler: Fire lieutenant leads health safety courses for the Beech Grove community Every now and then Randall Hadler will go on a 911 call and hear a someone say, ‘you’re the person who taught […]


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February 19, 2015 Nicole Davis

Gabe Neuman: Lieutenant on the Greenwood Fire Department says Lt. Gabe Neuman has served on the Greenwood Fire Department for 10 years, having spent 16 in fire service. Neuman, a resident of Perry Township, said […]