Kennett VFW Honors DC Sheriff’s Dept.

With so much negativity still brewing toward law enforcement officers, the Kennett Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5443, honored the Dunklin County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday night at their monthly meeting.

Sheriff Bob Holder and a group of his deputies were treated to a great meal that consisted of deep fried cat fish, french fries, some delicious hush puppies, and slaw, along with cake for dessert. After the meal, Post Commander Phillip Greenway thanked the DCSD for their service and what they do for the citizens of Dunklin County.

“What I hear about the sheriff’s department is mainly good,” said Greenway. “Dunklin County has had a long line of very unique sheriff’s starting out with Raymond Scott; he was very unique and kept order in the community. Jim Elliott was a special person; Tom Crunk was a very unique sheriff with some unique ideas, and he was a very good VFW member.” Greenway said that he had always remembered a strong sheriff in the DCSD, like there is now.

Greenway followed up by explaining how they obtained the flat-head catfish that was served to the department. “They were donated. A gentleman called me at home and said, ‘I understand that you are going to have the sheriff’s department out at the VFW next Tuesday,'” said Greenway. “I told him we were, and I told him that the law enforcement have been taking some hard hits here lately, and we wanted to recognize the Mo. Highway Patrol, the sheriff’s department and Kennett Police Department.” The gentleman then said that he wanted to donate the catfish. “He said that Bob had always been good to him, and that Bob always listened to him when he had a concern,” said Greenway. “The gentleman said that Bob would talk to him right, so he wanted to donate some fish, but he didn’t want anyone to know it.” Then, Greenway turned to the sheriff and deputies and said, – continue reading the full story at the source =

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