Texarkana, Texas 2020-10-16 23:21:40 –
Texarkana, Texas (KTAL / KMSS) – Community leaders were honored as heroes for their service during the COVID-19 pandemic on Friday night.
Judge Bowie County and several emergency response personnel were recognized in the Pleasant Grove vs. North Lamar match. Among the honored people was Eric Schlotter, Fire Chief and Emergency Management Coordinator. “No one of my guys has a praise job, but as you know, they are as tired as everyone else. They have been sharpened for a long time, so tonight they It really feels good to be recognized. “
Dr. Matt Young of the Local Health Department was also commended. “As health officials, we just want to make sure everyone is safe. It’s here for the community.”
The Good Samaritan Award was awarded to Texas Firefighters Chuck Welts Texarkana, who fought a wildfire in California for most of September.
Another firefighter, Captain Nick Smith, just returned from California on Thursday night.