Deputies to receive Awards of Valor

The Indiana State Fire Marshal will be presenting Awards of Valor to two Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Deputies. Deputy Andrew Dougan and Deputy Robert Cooper saved the life of a man by pulling him from his burning home on Nov. 6th.

The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department will also present a Certificates of Valor to Johnny R. Smith. He saved a woman’s life on Christmas Day by pulling a woman from her burning vehicle.

These ceremonies will be held Feb. 7th at 12:30 p.m. during the Merit Board meeting at the department’s office on Jackson Street.