For the fifth consecutive year, the firefighters in Randolph County gathered on February 29, to honor the service of those in the fire service who serve the community. For the fifth consecutive year, the Municipal Auditorium in Moberly was filled to capacity with family and well-wishers.
Each of the five fire protection districts that serve Randolph County and the City of Moberly Fire Department joined together to honor special individuals from each agency and the community.
The City of Moberly’s Mayor Jerry Jeffery presented a 20-year service award to Firefighter Ron Thompson and a 30-year award to Captain Jerry Washam.
Special recognition was bestowed upon several City of Moberly police officers, City of Moberly firefighters and personnel from the Randolph County Ambulance District who each played a critical role in saving the life of a 4 week-old infant. Paramedic Tasha Kelly, EMT Joshua Clay, Officers Andrea Paige, Tim Maag, and Sargent Bobby Calvert, Firefighter Ben Wolverton and Fire Capitan Bobby Hardy all responded to a child not breathing and provided live-saving service that allowed the infant that was found unresponsive and not breathing to fully recover after a short hospital stay.Continue Reading →