Hometown Heroes

Hometown Heroes

Recent Heroes


Thursday, August 14, 201408/14/2014

Hilliard – Hyda Slone

Officer Slone is a 30 year veteran of the Hilliard division of police. You can always find officer Slone working with citizens in the community on projects. She also works with media networks to promote safety and to keep her community informed.


Friday, July 11, 201407/11/2014

Clintonville-Senator Jim Hughes

A resident of Clintonville, Senator Hughes has played a critical role in efforts to revitalize the economy and make higher education more affordable, which is why he is this month’s Hometown Hero!


Friday, June 13, 201406/13/2014

Mifflin Township – Anthony Torres

Anthony Torres serves his community on the Mifflin Township Fire Department. His dedication to family, fellow fire fighters, and his community after overcoming the loss of his left leg in 2012 make him this month’s amazing Hometown Hero!


Tuesday, May 13, 201405/13/2014

Grandview: Jack Low

Jack Low’s amazing service to the Grandview community and his dedication to making a difference for others make him a Hometown Hero!


Monday, April 14, 201404/14/2014

Dublin – Martin Kestner

For over 20 years, Martin Kestner has served with the Columbus Division of Police. He has served with the Patrol…


Friday, March 28, 201403/28/2014

Pickerington – Kenn Taylor

Kenn Taylor has been a firefighter since the age of 18 and served the Violet Township Fire Department as Fire…


Monday, February 17, 201402/17/2014

Columbus – Hugh Dorrian

For 45 years, Hugh Dorrian has served the City of Columbus as City Auditor…


Thursday, January 16, 201401/16/2014

Westerville – Tom Ullom

After the loss of a young Westerville firefighter in 1998, Tom Ullom led a committee of citizens and city officials…


Monday, December 9, 201312/09/2013

Eastland – Tyrone Ware

There are many unsung heroes in this season of giving, but Tyrone Ware is one who should be recognized.  For…


Tuesday, November 5, 201311/05/2013

Gahanna – Lee Tucker

For over 25 years, Lee Tucker and his family have called Gahanna their hometown. In 2007, Lee chaired the Gahanna…

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