1.akins-award2Chief C.E. "Brodie" Akins was presented with a resolution from State Representative Chris Paddie in recognition of 50 years of service as the Fire Chief of the Carthage Fire Department.  Paddie also presented Akins with a Texas State flag flown over the State Capitol. Members of the CFD  selected Akins as "Fireman of the Year" for 2019 and presented him with a Bugle Award (shown below) for serving 50 continuous  years as the Fire Chief. 

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