03-26-07 The city of Denison honored the service of first responders Monday night.
The Denison VFW, Gate City Post 2773 and the Ladies Auxiliary held an appreciation dinner for local law enforcement, fire, and emergency responders.
Awards were handed out to Casey Talley paramedic of the year, law enforcement recognition for the Grayson County Sheriff's Office and the firefighter of the year award went to Phillip Townsend who was killed in the line of duty on December 30th.
"They protect and serve our citizens and they give so much to our community. This is just one way that we have to say thank you very much."
Laura Floyd was also honored as dispatcher of the year.