SUBMITTED PHOTOS The Beech Grove FFA held its year-end awards banquet May 20, during which many awards and citations were presented. A special thanks was extended to the Beech Grove FFA partners and sponsors: Marion County Farm Bureau, Exotic Animal Rescue and Pet Sanctuary, Archer Daniels Midland, and Dow AgroSciences.
Youths honored for their actions
Franklin Township residents Caden and Shane Godby received certificates of appreciation from the Southport Police Department and eight passes from Monkey Joes on June 15 for their actions after seeing a child fall from a slide in Southport Park.
“They ran over and saw the kid was bleeding from the head,” said their father, Casey Godby, who serves as a reserve officer for the department. “They knew me and the rest of the police department were inside for a meeting. They ran over and started screaming for help. They kept their calm. They stepped up, went to get help, made sure the kid was OK and did what they were supposed to do. I’m just proud they stepped up and knew where to go to get help.”
Also recognized was Richard Davis, who called 911 after seeing a person’s failed attempt to rob a Chase Bank. The suspect was apprehended because of Davis’ tip.