Salute To Service

Saluting Active Service Members, Thank you!

Salute To Service: Gavin Schlarmann, Highland Fire Department

Today's Salute to Service is the newest Firefighter for the City of Highland, Gavin Schlarmann. Gavin was sworn in recently after completing training. Congratulations and thank you to Gavin Schlarmann today's Salute to Service. Many local...

Salute To Service: Captain Zach Spengler, Highland Fire Department

Today’s Salute to Service is Captain Zach Spengler, Highland Fire Department.  Spengler recently received one of the two Chiefs Award for dedicated service and excellence in 2023 at the recently held Appreciation banquet. Thank you...

Salute To Service: Leah Stanfill, Coffeen Fire Department

Today’s Salute to Service is Leah Stanfill Coffeen Fire Department. Stanfill recently completed her 1 year probationary period and her Emergency Medical Responder course. Congratulations and thank you to today’s Salute to Service Firefighter Leah...

Salute To Service: Lieutenant Alyssa Seegers, City of Highland Fire Department

Today's Salute to Service is Lieutenant Alyssa Seegers City of Highland Fire Department. Seegers was the recipient of the Ignitor Award for bringing positive energy to the department in 2023 at the recent annual department...

Salute To Service: Captain Shawn Hogg, Highland-Pierron Fire Department

Today's Salute to Service is Captain Shawn Hogg Highland-Pierron Fire Department. Shawn was chosen to receive the Gold Star Award for 2023, a designation given to one member each year to recognize “above and beyond”...

Salute To Service: Kayla Pace, Highland Fire Department

Today’s Salute to Service is Kayla Pace volunteer firefighter for the Highland Fire Department.  Pace recently was award the Top Rung award the department’s annual appreciation banquet, as the most improved firefighter in 2023. Congratulations...

Salute To Service: Highland School Resource Officer Nathan Biggs

Today’s Salute to Service is Highland School Resource Officer Nathan Biggs. Even though Officer Biggs is new to the role this year, he has jumped in with both feet.  Officer Biggs has helped with presentations...

Salute To Service: Jeff “Sparky” Benson, Greenville Fire Protection District

Today's Salute to Service is to Jeff Sparky Benson, Greenville Fire Protection District. Sparky spent 33 year serving his community with the Greenville Fire Protection District, joining as a volunteer in 1991, and prior to...

Salute To Service: Clinton County Sheriff’s Detective Tyler Whitney

Today's Salute to Service is Clinton County Sheriff's Detective Tyler Whitney. Whitney also visits local schools showing them some of his equipment and squad car and how to do fingerprints, a fantastic outreach program....

Salute To Service: Pocahontas Old Ripley Fire Rescue & EMS Assistant Chief Dennie Koberczky

Today’s Salute to Service is Dennie Koberczky, Pocahontas Old Ripley Fire Rescue & EMS. Dennie is a 15 year veteran of the department and currently serves as Assistant Chief. Thank you to...