HERNDON, Va. — Will winter be a long stretch of snow, ice and freezing temperatures, or will it be unseasonably dry and warm? Homeowners often ask members of PLANET, the national landscape industry association, how they should prepare in the fall for hard to predict winter weather.
Sheriff Steve Prator presented the department’s Distinguished Action Medal to Sr. Deputy Marcus Green for his actions on July 13, when he rescued a citizen from a smoke-filled house on Denny Drive. Despite visible flames escaping from the top of the house, the man, who was a neighbor, went into the house to search for a cat.
Each year nominees are presented by their respective agencies to be considered for this prestigious award, which is given in memory of Bossier City Police Officer Trey Hutchison, who was slain in August 2004 while responding to a 911 domestic violence call.