S: PARIS-HENRY COUNTY RESCUE SQUAD OCT. 2010 - OCT. 2011
BC: We hope you enjoyed our Scrapbook . We think of it as a volume in our history, to be passed on to those who choose to serve after we have gone. | Thanks for your Support ! | Sgt. Debbie Canady, Unit Director | The Lord Bless Thee and Keep Thee. The Lord make his face to shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee. The Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace. Num 6:24-26 | AMERICA | Never Forget !
FC: Our Scrapbook | Paris-Henry County Rescue Squad | October 2010 to October 2011 | Paris Landing - Henry County, TN Photo by Adam Killion
1: Welcome to the 2010 Convention of the Tennessee Association of Rescue Squads | EMBASSY SUITES | Murfreesboro, Tennessee
2: It's Convention Time and all of TARS is gathering at the beautiful EMBASSY SUITES in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. | Rose
3: Doug Warren TARS Treas. | PHCRS Member Neal Capps at Registration
4: Obion Co Rescue in the EVR Contest | Kathy Clark judging the EVR Contest | Joe Arnold about to start the RAMBLING RESCUE RACE | RAMBLING RESCUE RACE CARS | C O M P E T I T I O N S
5: Find a part, blindfolded and in ICE COLD water Teddy & Jerry | Team members must use TEAMWORK in the RESCUE CHALLENGE | Turn Out Relay Race by WATARS. All about getting in and out of gear in a hurry. | Training Coordinators Kathy Clark and Rusty Williams | CHALLENGING COMPETITIONS
6: Our Newest Thing | C O R N H O L E | Randy in the Confined Space | The Corn Hole Game | Rusty Playin In The Trailer
7: This is Neal trying to extricate Randy from this little John Deere | Randy, Debbie , and Neal | Whoaa! TRIGGER | Taking a little rest after a full day of watching the Contests and cheering on the teams | The Kids EVOC | MORE FUN & GAMES
8: MORE COMPETITION Excitement | Rescue Challenge | E V O C | E V R | West TN Fellows Team at Rescue Challenge
9: Full Day of Competitions Complete | Kathy Clark and Rusty Williams Two GREAT TARS Instructors Discussing Competitions | Randy Canady checking out all the Events at Convention | Rusty Williams resets a wall in the Confined Space Trailer | The Turn Out Relay Race
10: The TARS State Scrapbook | Every year, each Squad has the opportunity to contribute pictures and articles to this Scrapbook, and in doing so, preserve a part of TARS History.
11: Scrapbook | Contestants | for | 2010 | PHCRS | The name of the Squad and the year it represents must appear on the cover. | A lot of hard work goes into the books. It's more than a contest. IT'S HISTORY
12: The Joe Anderson | Friday Night is always FUN NIGHT. An Evening of BINGO and good music, shared with some great friends. | Let's PLAY
13: FUN NIGHT | B I N G O | Smyrna Friends | Good Friends - Good Times | PRIZES | FOOD
14: Those We Honored in 2010 | Each year we honor TARS MEMBERS who have passed from this life since our last year's Convention. | The Memorial Service | TARS Honor Guard present THE COLORS | SATURDAY MORNING BEGINS WITH
15: Chaplin Roy Goddard He has loved us , guided us, served us , and led us as our Chaplain for so many years. As you now retire from the office of Chaplain, you shall never retire from our hearts. THANK -YOU, Dear Brother Roy, for so many wonderful dedicated years of service. | In Honor of
16: GENERAL BUSINESS and | President Joe Arnold conducts the business meeting of the Association | State Officers | Dale Dodds Running for State Historian | Charlie Gable from Dyer Co in Region IV | Dujuana Naylor taking a few last shots. She and Kent Wadley are from Hardeman Co in Reg IV
17: STATE OFFICER ELECTIONS | The Votes have been counted and the results are in | The NEW State Officers Are: | TARS | WATARS | CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL !
18: 2010 Awards Banquet | Banquet Tickets and Seating Reservation | At this time the Awards for all Contests are presented. | New TARS Officers Installed | New WATARS Officers Installed
19: Some Special Awards | Brother Roy Goddard was presented with many Awards by Excutive Director, Stacy Rhodes to recognize his many years of service to TARS. | Debbie Canady accepting one of the three Awards taken home by Paris-Henry County this year. | 3rd Place in | Scrapbook Appearance | Monte | Danny
20: From stickers and patches and T-Shirts to Christmas Ornaments, if it's TARS You'll find it in this store. The Store is open at all Region Meetings and of course at our Convention. GO BY AND SEE THEM. | We would like to recognize THE JOHN BIRD General Store | Dale Stacy and Kent
21: TARS Convention 2010 | Is now in the History Books. It was a Great time of Learning and fellowship with all our TARS Friends. | Already We Are Planning for Convention 2011 in Beautiful Pigeon Forge, TENNESSEE | We'll SEE YOU In Pigeon Forge Oct 12-16, 2011
22: A Very Special THANK YOU to | Last year we asked all the Past and Present TARS State Officers to sign our Scrapbook. These are the words that Steve Carden wrote to our Squad. | "Steve Carden" | for always being there for us.
23: For Captain Danny Ray Tucker | Danny Tucker has been our Captain for the past 12 years, but feels it is time to RETIRE.. He has led our Squad through some of it's darkest moments and brightest days. Danny will also retire from Henry Co. EMS September 1st. He and his sweet wife Andrea have a new business to occupy their time. Danny will remain the Coroner for Henry County. We wish him all the best with his retirement and offer our DEEPEST THAMKS for a job well done as our Captain. WE LOVE YOU Both Dearly! | Danny, Andrea & Ray | Captain Tucker | Bubba Tucker | Coroner Tucker | TUCKER | Danny & Andrea
24: NOVEMBER 2010
25: NOVEMBER 2010 | CHRS, Mark and Alan hosted a Surprise Birthday party for the man they call "DAD". Mr. Morris was joined by his wife, and so many of his Rescue Squad Family Members from all across the state. He was presented with a Big Cake, some beautiful plaques, and lots of Loving well wishes from his guests. But just as you expect, Mr. Morris gave the greatest gift to all of us who attended. Another opportunity to spend time with him, hear his stories and enjoy many laughs and good memories. | Something Special for DAD. | Morris J. Simpson | Joe Arnold Alan, Mark , & Bill | Mr. & Mrs Morris Simpson | A Fine Fine Man
26: November 15, 2011 - Brought terrible | This accident on Old McKenzie Hwy Early Morning. Roll over with ejection. | photos by Paris PI
27: loss to our community - 2 Fatal MVA's | Highway 140 East. Vehicle went into a deep ditch. Just Kids. 18 yr. old driver was lost. | Roof Flapped by PHCRS. Extrication was quick. Capt. Canady had a ladder lowered to aid in removing the victims safely and quickly. | -photos by Paris PI
28: Annual Dinner and | December 14, 2010 Our meeting was held at the FRESH MARKET Restaurant in Paris for the purpose of Electing New Officers for the comeing year. ABOVE: Captain Danny Tucker tells us that he does not wish to seek the Office of Capatin for 2011. | Captain Danny Tucker | Diann, Neal, Monte, and Chris | Angie & Woody Case | Chris Archie
29: Officer Elections 2011 | New Board of Directors for 2011 | Randy Canady has been a member of PHCRS since 1995. He has served in the offices of Maintenance, 2nd Lt, and was 1st. Lt under Captain Tucker for several terms. Randy is a TARS Instructor in EVR and EVOC, He was voted TARS Instructor of the Year in 2005. Randy's goal is teaching new members our great rich history and to be a good servant of the community. He stresses SAFETY First, and takes every new member under wing and works with them. He is affectionately known as "PAPPY". | Captain: Randy Canady 1st LT: Fred Vanderpool 2nd LT: Eddie Haynes Secretary: Angie Case Tresurer Diann McGuire Unit Director: Debbie Canady Chaplain: Vincent Nolen Public Relations: Carol Tedford Maintenance: Mike Canady
30: C H R I S T M A S | 2010 | Merry Christmas | Betsy's Gige | Sheri & Angie | Eddie | The Kid in All of Us ! | Dale Evans | Miss Debra playing Christmas Carols | Charlie | Eddie | Debbie | OH PLEASE "Little Boy" Get off my aching legs
31: S Q U A D - P A R T Y | Woody Case | Mr. Gene Lambert | Time to Eat | I Believe in Santa Claus | Now Eddie has the Charmin | Charlie having some fun with Carol | DINNER is SERVED | James Randy and Carol | Our Family Gathered around the the Christmas Table. | HO HO HO
32: JANUARY - 1 1 | Debbie Canady & Rick Owen | COLD !!!!!! | Kristin & Chris | PI Photographer Bill McCutheon talking to members before the event. | Large Military tent set up by the Sheriffs Dept for Warm Up.
33: JANUARY 2011 | BIG COLD DIP | That water is 45 Degrees ! | James helps them out of the water. | Photographer Mike Wilson put in the best place for pictures | Our Lake Crew for this event | Debbie | This event was put on to raise money for the R.R.A.L HOPE Youth Center in Henry County
34: C.I.R.T CLASS January 2011 | When this incident occurred, our Rescue Squad was called to help. Upon arrival, the Officers knew this was no ordinary accident. The CIRT team was called in to investigate. Our truck provided light for the scene and when the CIRT Team arrived they assigned tasks for our members on the scene. So we asked the team to come and show us more about what they need from a wreck.
35: Tennessee Highway Patrol | Trooper Shelton explained that it was OK to get pictures at a scene, if we had to cut a part of the vehicle, before they arrive at the scene. It preserves possible evidence. | CIRT described a lot of little details that we may find at a wreck scene. We may only see it as debris, but it could be very important to them. He explained preserving the marks left on pavement and tracks on scene.
36: JANUARY 2011 Brought us SNOW! | This first BIG snowfall came so fast it caught everybody off guard. School was in session and some busses ended up in the ditch trying to get the kids home. | A Lot of Snow in a very short time. | This was just one of the many accidents that occurred after only a half hour of snowfall. Accident calls were coming in much faster than any of us could imagine. This one was a challange because it was still snowing very hard.
37: OUR FIRST SEARCH | of 2011 | On the very day of this FIRST SNOW, Mr. Pinchie wondered away from his home and became lost in the heavy snow. Unfortunately he lost his life in the bitter cold. | Thank You to everyone who offered help and food and good hot coffee. To the Sheriffs Office, the K9 Teams Our Friends on Horses and every gesture made. We really want to thank everyone for the prayers said on behalf of Mr. Pinchie and those who searched. | photos by Paris PI
38: The Snow stayed around and more snow came. The accidents got a little more interesting. | This vehicle secured by RESCUE JACKS.
39: Observe the use of the Rescue Jacks on this truck. Two Vehicle MVA on icy roadway. | -photos courtesy of Paris PI - "Bill"
40: FEBRUARY 2011 | Feb. 22, 2011 brought us to Ky Lake to search for a man that was so well known to so many in the county. He worked in a little grocery here for over 30 years and was known as one of the kindest and most generous loving people . His brother , Mike is a Paris Firefighter, and a great supporter of our Squad. | Headed out to Search | James Martin helping prepare an underwater camara
41: Kentucky Lake Water Search | Rob Camper and K9 Abby | Our Connector Boats and those of other squads were used to search this large body of water. | Working under the Bridge | Michael's brothers at Paris Fire Dept were there every minute from beginning to end to support Michael and help with the search. | Adam Kennon
42: Kentucky Lake at Paris Landing | X | OBRS Diver - Hall | Under The Bridge | Woody Case advised Diver going down | Many Agencies - One Common Goal | Dr Rita Tinsley's K9-Phoenix on alert | -photos courtesy of Paris PI -D. Williams | Searching for Johnny Cunningham
43: DiAnn Tackett | This Lady is our very own CHAMPION ! She owns DMT Furniture in Paris and has strong ties to our Squad. She spearheaded an effort to feed our crew and the family during this search . She truly went above and beyond. We did not want for anything. | Thank You So Much to all who helped her out. | The Family of Johnny Cunningham asked that donations be made to Paris=Henry County Rescue Squad instead of Flowers. Our Deepest Thanks to this good family. We also thank his E W James Family, Paris Landing State Park, and EVERYBODY who helped us in this effort. | Thank You!
44: FEBRUARY REGION IV MEETING Huntingdon, TN Hosted by LAKE CO RESCUE SQUAD | TARS President Joe Arnold | Present Colors | Rusty | You did a GREAT Job, LAKE CO. Thank-You!! for Hosting
45: Unit Directors Meeting | Fred Vanderpool picking on Kristin Pierce | Carol Tedford - Get that Shot | Adam Kennon & Fred
46: OTHER FEBRUARY EVENTS | A trip to Paris Health Care to visit , Dewey Rogers, who was recovering from a knee surgery. Hope Dewey enjoyed it as much as we did.
47: February also brought us a round of very strong storms just before our Region IV Meeting. - That had the chainsaws buzzing for several hours on Friday night and for several days after.
48: MARCH 2011 | March is our MAIL-OUT TIME Over 40,000 pcs to stuff and mail. About a 90% return | Stacks of Letters, Cards, and envelopes ready to stuff. | Mr. Gene Lambert works hard on this every yarr. Couldn't do it without him. | Cpt. Canady and Katlyn Killion Stuffing envelopes | Mr. Gene's Special New Helper this year is Miss Claire Merrell. New Daughter of Matthew and Heather Merrell and Charlie's Grandbaby
49: And That's About The Long And The Short of It for March. | This is Woody Case having some fun with one of our New Probie's. Matthew Reid. Woody is as tall as Matt is short !
50: Wildfire in Paris Landing Area | 10 of our Squad Members are Firefighters. Fire Departments from all over the area responded to this fire. Other Squad Members assisted with Rehab. | photos courtesy of Paris Post Intelligencer | 04/04
51: Careless Loss of Valuable Forrest | Sheriff's Dept, EMA, and EMS assisted with this fire. At one point the fire was approaching The Breakers Condos at Cypress. | photos courtesy of Paris Post Intelligencer | A Smokey Fight
52: Former Governor Ned Ray | A powerful Icon in Tennessee and National Politics.
53: McWherter Passed Away | NED RAY MCWHERTER BRIDGE AT PARIS LANDING | "...A cup of coffee and a few vanilla wafers...." | Governor Ned Ray McWherter | Tennessee says he was a Statesman. Around here, We called him a Friend.
54: APRIL 11, 2011 | City of Henry Police Chief , Mark Herndon was involved in a very serious accident at the intersection of Hwy 79 S and Hwy 218 in Paris. | Bad as it looks, Chief Herndon was lucky.
55: APRIL 11, 2011 | Officer Eric Long at the Hwy 218 side. | Trooper Killion marking the scene and taking measurments | Chief Herndon was taken to Vanderbilt and then to Shephard in Atlanta where he remains 5 months later. He continues to improve by prayer and the Grace of Almighty God.
56: April 13th - Land Search | A missing woman prompted a large land search on Barnhill Rd. | As indicated by the headlines, the outcome of the search was a recovery.
57: April 19th - Fatality Crash | A true Head-On Crash at Road Speed | This accident did become a Double Fatality | -photos courtesy of Paris Post Intelligencer
58: "OPERATION DEADLY MISTAKE" APRIL 2011 | As Prom and Graduation quickly approach, this program will hopefully, impress upon our Young People to think about the consequences of your actions before you make a decision that could end your life, or the life of someone else. | Our Cast for 2011 | Angie Smith making it look real. | Ashley Belew | Unit 341 | ANGIE | HCHS
59: HENRY CO. HIGH SCHOOL APRIL 2011 | This incident was staged with the help of Sheriff Monte Belew, and the Henry Co Sheriff's Office, Henry Co. EMS, Angie Smith, HCHS Seniors, Buford Taylor, SRO Paris-Henry County Rescue Squad, Tennessee Highway Patrol, and McEvoy Funeral Home. | In this scene, 4 Young Students lost their life after getting in a car with a DRUNK DRIVER. NEVER DO THAT ! | Cpt Randy Canady | DUI TEEN DRIVER | The Grim Reaper escorted each Victim to a waiting herse and took them away
60: APRIL 2011 | April started on a tradgic note. On April 13th, a young girl was Abducted from her home in Decatur County. PHCRS became involved in this search on April 19th when TBI contacted our Sheriffs office wanting the use of our underwater camera and boats with Sonar. We were called in again on April 24th with the 4 wheelers and 6 people for search teams. | Hundreds of people come to do what they can to help find this girl. Now 5 months later, she is still missing
61: APRIL 2011 | Crawling through grass | Searching on 4 Wheelers | Searching ponds, lakes rivers . | PHCRS trucks boat and 4 wheelers there to help. | A Lake in an old rock quary searched by sonar | Searchers have walked hundreds of miles of land in Decatur, Henderson and even in Benton County. | Searchingfor Holly Bobo
62: Paris Police, THP, and Henry Co Sheriff's Dept start the Parade | All Eyes On Me | Our Trucks can be seen coming down E. Wood St as the Parade begins | Our Squad is proud to help out the Jaycees each year with the Parade for Traffic Control and at the Fish Fry Rodeo | LAST WEEK IN APRIL IS ALWAYS | Our Members ready to work at the Fish Fry Rodeo
63: World's Biggest Fish Fry | TRAFFIC Everywhere | Randy Canady at Volunteer Dr | The Gorgeous Clydesdale Hitch perform at the Fish Fry Rodeo | The Stars of the Grand Parade | Thousands of people come to Henry Co for this event. | Tons of fish are fried in a tradition that is 56 years old. LOTS of FUN | "WORLD'S BIGGEST FISH FRY"
64: May 2011 | May began with pouring rain. This accident occurred when the Maroon vehicle pulled out of E. Antioch Rd into the path of the Silver SUV. The driver of the Maroon vehicle was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected between the two vehicles. Had the ground not been wet, this would have been a much worse accident than it was. | Notice all the tracks left when the vehicles slid on wet ground. They did not grip the ground and did not overturn. | photos from Carmen Watkins
65: May 2011 | This huge old tree on the lawn of First Methodist Church was brought down in the storm | Squad Members clearing a large tree from Hwy 218 near the Rescue Squad building | Trees on Vehicles | The lady who lived here had just got out of the room where this tree came crashing through. | Several farms and barns had damage | photos courtesy of Paris Post Intelligecer | This photo from Becky Haynes | photo from Becky Haynes
66: PURYEAR DAY MAY 2011 | Standing by for the Parade to start | 2nd Lt Eddie Haynes and wife Becky , by 341 | 341 on Main St. North side of Puryear. Parade Begins. | This is Captain Steve Page. He was also Rescue Squad Captain . Once upon a time. | Puryear Fire Department
67: 341 on the South side of Puryear. Near the end of the parade route. | Puryear Day has a great little parade, crafts, games, and at evening, GREAT MUSIC and Dancing | This is our secretary, Diane McGuire and her Mom at Puryear Day. | Debra McGuire riding in the Puryear Day Parade | Kevin Ray and the GREAT RIVER RD BAND | Carrie
68: MAY is Ending on a Sad Note
69: JUNE 2011 | Yes...I had to ask,..."How do you NOT SEE that huge bridge?"
70: JUNE REGION IV MEETING | rOSS gUY | NEW CHAPLAIN | MARY TYREE | Carroll County Rescue Squad hosted our meeting. It was fun and informative. We enjoyed some great music, and food. Good Job CCRS !
71: CARROLL COUNTY RS | Carol won a Free EMS Symposium. | PHCRS | Kathy Clark | Charlie Gable | Dale Dodds | Dujuana Naylor | We have several new members who seem to be getting very excited about coming to meeting and going to their first TARS Convention in Pigeon Forge.
72: JUNE 2011 | Captain Randy Canady turned 50 ! Squad members and family had a surprise party at our building. | Happy Brithday "Pappy" !
73: JULY 2011 | Henry County has a new building at the lake to house Emergency Agencies and have Community Events | Working on the Squad Bay at PLSP | This bay will be home to one of our boats, as well as one of the TWRA boats.
74: K9 and Operator Training | It is important that our members meet with the K9 Teams and Train Boat Operators to work with them on a search. We learn how each K9 indicates and move the boat accordingly. | K9 Teams prepare to board the boats and go out on a search | The dogs wear Lifejackets too. | This is the older Lab and a young Labradoodle. | These dogs are amazing to watch and work with. They can find human scent as small as a tooth in a body of water as big as Ky Lake.
75: August 13,2011 Training at Ky Lake | Rob Camper and his K9 "Abby" | Abby is letting Rob know that she has detected a human scent. She leans over the bow and then comes to his side when she has a hit. | This Bloodhound team works on Land or Water | Rob is taking this young Bloodhound out on a Walk Away Land Search. The dog went straight to the target. | CUMBERLAND CITY | HRD/ K9 SAR | MEMBERS Cpt. Robin Moore Lt. Rob Camper Debbie Boez Teresa Babbs | ASSOCIATE MEMBERS | *Wayne Fuqua, HCSO and Bloodhound. *Julie Allen and "Gretchen"
76: AUGUST - Training Night for | One of the most important things we can do as Squad Members, is to teach our children and encourage them.
77: Cub Scout Troop 28 8/29/11 | These young scouts learned to think of things they could do to help AND they had fun doing it.
78: AUGUST 31, 2011 | 41 YEAR OLD WAS KILLED WHEN HIS TOYOTA LAND ROVER LEFT HWY 69A AND STRUCK A TREE. | Jamie Smothers
79: AUGUST 31, 2011
80: September 11, 2001 | 2nd Plane. 2nd Tower. At this moment it was clearly not an accident | Black Smoke against Blue Sky | The Pentagon in ruins | Flight 93 Down These Heroes stopped this attempted attack on DC | President Bush said Ground Zero was like walking into Hell. | Hope Unfurled | SHOCK | Disbelief | ANGER | Do you see the plane? | O M G | "...Where were you when the world stopped turning, that September day...?" Alan Jackson | "...Have you Forgotten how it felt that day, to see our homeland under fire, and her people blown away..." - Darryl Worley
81: September 11, 2011 | Ten Years, A Decade, has passed since terrorist attacked our Nation. Life in America, as we knew it, ended forever on 9/11/2001. Now we live in a world of Post 9/11. Homeland Security was Established. We went to War and have lost so many Soldiers in the fight. America suffered, but she has healed. Now Memorials have been built. The Pentagon was repaired, and Ground Zero is no longer an ugly gapping wound. There is a place to go and remember all those lives lost that day. We Will Never Forget ! | The Memorials | NY, PA, Pentagon, and Arlington | THE JUSTICE !
82: Our Squad Members In Remembrance of 9-11 | At Bird's Creek Baptist Church | James & Carol | James Krezinski and Adam Kennon helped with the presentation of colors at the Courthouse Ceremony | Sheriff Belew led prayer | Debra Merrell | Our Honor Guard for the Ceremony at Bird's Creek Wince Nolen Debra Merrell Kristan Pierce Carol Tedford James Martin
83: AROUND OUR SQUAD BUILDING FROM DAY TO DAY | OUR BUILDING | CAMP TUCKER | All Cleaned Up | The New Addition | Unit 344 | This is Chris being Chris. | All is well tonight
84: Meet Some Of Our Crew At | Our Board of Directors in 2011 | Ted Hart | Dewey Rogers | These Men have been members 20-30 years | Vincent Nolen
85: Paris-Henry County Rescue | Eugene Lambert | Brad Hoford | Debra Merrell | Heather Canady | Revita Krezinski | Chris Archie | James Martin | Matt Reed | This is Our Home Base | Shane Garner
86: That Concludes Our Scrapbook for 2011 | Looking Forward to Convention 2012 in Knoxville, TN | Visit PHCRS at 1705 Hwy 218