Firefighters certified

Congratulations to these Webster County volunteer firefighters who demonstrated skills at the Mississippi State Fire Academy on Nov. 9 to earn Level 1 certification. Their certification studies included the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the victims of incidents. Special thanks to instructor Chance Cummings for his vigorous effort, skills and devotion. Assembled are (top row) Jim Hope, Walthall; Cummings; Brandon Vaughan, Maben; Jacob Medders, Eupora; Lee Kendricks, Mathiston; (third row) Ricky Young, Tomnolen; Jonathan Collins and Dillon Reed, Mathiston; (second row) Corey Richardson, Eupora; Joe Huffman, Tomnolen; John Ballard, Bywy; (front row) Shane Box, Mathiston; Tanya Huffman, Tomnolen; and Natalie Medders, Eupora.