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Baxter Explores Preliminary Plans For Full-Time Firefighters

City of Baxter starting to explore preliminary numbers to have full-time firefighters. Chief Matthew White said that currently there are only 12 part-time firefighters during the day, and 14 volunteers at night. “It’s important for us especially, and I believe all the council are on board with it, they’re looking too to make this a safer place for the citizens ... Read More »

Smithville FD Request For Third Paid Position Not Included In Budget

Smithville Fire Chief Charlie Parker’s request for a second full-time fire fighter has been denied for next fiscal year. Parker said he understands that sometimes other funding issues take precedence. “I think that is in life,” Parker said. “We don’t always get what we want or ask for, but we have been very fortunate. The mayor and city council has ... Read More »