Byers named Hackett Firefighter of the Year


Colton Byers (left) named 2019 Hackett Firefighter of the Year. He is pictured with Hackett Fire Chief James McCutcheon.

City of Hackett Fire Chief James McCutcheon recently presented Colton Byers with the coveted Firefighter of the Year award.

According to McCutcheon, the volunteer of the year is chosen for their dedication and support of the department.

“The individual chosen has usually done more than asked…to include additional training, equipment upkeep and helping with special events,” shared McCutcheon. “It’s someone who is there, and gives their all when the pagers go off and duty calls.”

Congratulations to Byers on this recognition, your service and dedication is highly valued.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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