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HONOR THE BADGE: The Subasic Family


For the Subasics, the fire service is a part of their family. It started with their grandmother who served on the Bridgeport women's auxiliary, and now has three active members protecting the village. Fighting fires is second nature for the family.  Krystin Subasic and her brother Joey said becoming volunteer firefighters was never if -- it was when. "He'd run out when the pager ran and I was like I want to go. I want to see what it is," Krystin said.  They laug...

Honor the Badge: Ohio County 911


The first emergency responder you may encounter in your time of need is not wearing a badge or driving in a cruiser, they're working in a 911 center ready to listen and get you help, "We're the first person the public has contact with, we can either make or break it," said Ohio County 911 Director, Theresa Russell. In a short amount of time, dispatchers at the Ohio County 911 center said they're the eyes and ears for the police, sheriff's office, and fire departments, but i...

Honor the Badge: Deputy Sheriff Klempa and K9 Spartan


The only pair of its kind in West Virginia, an unlikely K9 deputy and his handler are making a big impact on the community, keeping the streets safe and redefining what it means to be man's best friend.  Deputy Sheriff Nate Klempa calls his K9 partner Spartan the best tool in his toolbox. 

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