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September 16, 2021

Reggie Cooper

Six-year-olds honored by Marshall Fire Dept. for brave act

Three-year-old doing fine after ‘near-drowning’ By Becky Holland, pineywoodsnews@yahoo.com MARSHALL – Battalion Chief and Emergency Services Supervisor  for the Marshall Fire Department, Randall Jeans, is an advocate for people of all ages knowing First Aid and CPR. And after an event that could have ended tragically on June 5, Jeans is an even stronger proponent

Marshall Fire Chief: ‘Having a clear and understood path vital in success’

From Staff Reports editor@pineywoods.news For those who are interested in politics and governmental policies, the phrase ‘strategic plan’ is not new. In fact, in the last five or six years, it is has been a ‘trending phrase.’ Leaders in schools, universities, local, state, national and international governments and corporations spend much of their time at

MFD’s new ambulance model proves to be cost-effective

By Chief Reggie Cooper, EFO Published with permission (from Chief Cooper’s Linked-In) In case you haven’t noticed, there has been a change in the appearance, size and style of the ambulance we use. This addition to our fleet is a 2016 Frazer ambulance built on a Ram chassis. The Marshall Fire Department operates three frontline ambulances

Saturday’s HealthFest events promote awareness

30-year vegan, lecturer, public health nutritionist and author, Tracye McQuirter, MPH, held court Saturday during HealthFest in Marshall. McQuirter shared her story of being a ‘veteran’ vegan, as well as discussed being a vegan in the African-American culture. Marshall Fire Chief Reggie Cooper was on hand for the sessions. Cooper had been diagnosed with diabetes,

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