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UCHRA Public Transportation Looking At EMS Agreement

UCHRA considering agreements with local EMS departments to ensure that residents can receive transportation services during extreme weather. Executive Director Mark Farley said during the early January storm, UCHRA Public Transportation did not have vehicles equipped to travel safely on local roads. He said many residents missed medical appointments without the service. “It could be a number of different things ... Read More »

Putnam Fire Department Fought Pair Of Fires Through Winter Storm

Two homes lost to fire during the early stages of Sunday’s snow. Putnam County Fire Chief Jeff Hicks said fighting multiple fires at once is difficult, and winter weather only adds to the challenge. Hicks said travel from a fire on Cates Road in Monterey to one on Chaffin Road in Baxter was delayed significantly by road conditions. He said ... Read More »