Warren County Fiscal Court presents citations of heroism for tornado relief efforts

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Today, three Bowling Green employees were presented with citations of heroism for their efforts from the Kentucky House of Representatives at the local fiscal court.

Bowling Green City Manager Jeff Meisel, Bowling Green Police Department Chief Mike Delaney and Bowling Green Fire Department Chief Justin Brooks were among the many individuals in Warren County recognized for their acts of heroism following the December tornadoes.

The House of Representatives honored Kentucky’s first responders, state and local government employees and volunteers who worked together to serve those in need.

“Our entire city came together after the storms. While it is important the House of Representatives recognized our city employees, it is also important for us to recognize the hundreds of volunteers that came together. Bowling Green is truly a model community of how people should react after something disastrous happens.”

The City of Bowling Green also said there were many unsung heroes from the December storms, including neighbors helping neighbors and volunteers, some of whom traveled hundreds of miles to serve the community.

Agencies recognized included Kentucky State Police, Medical Center EMS, the City of Bowling Green, Ky. Municipal Government, the County Volunteer Fire Departments, City of Bowling Green Public Works Department, Warren County Emergency Management, The Bowling Green Police Department, Bowling Green Fire Department, Warren County Public Schools, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, and Warren County Parks and Recreation Department, according to a social media post by Warren County Sheriff’s Office.