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County looks to protect dams with local homeland security branch

  • Station 20 Chief Andy Endsley addresses the commissioners regarding the poor condition of flood control dams in Hopkins County/ Staff photo by Taylor Nye
    Station 20 Chief Andy Endsley addresses the commissioners regarding the poor condition of flood control dams in Hopkins County/ Staff photo by Taylor Nye
Hopkins County will now host its own branch of the Department of Homeland Security, among other decisions made this morning by the Hopkins County Commissioner’s Court. The purpose of the establishment of a local DHS branch, according to emergency management coordinator and Station 20 fire chief Andy Endsley, is to better monitor the county’s waterways for possible ecological threats, he told the…

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