Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First


More than 40 years of service on the Kimball County Ambulance was recognized last Saturday at the Kimball Health Services early Christmas party.

Bob "Sparky" Dunkin, a lifelong Kimball resident, started on the local ambulance crew in 1980, not long after graduating high school. His faithful service to local patients as a part-time ambulance driver and EMT ended with his retirement in March.

Dunkin was honored by his fellow ambulance crew members, from left, Greg DeWeese, Josephine Vigil, Susan McManigal, Cheryl Delaplane, Michael Downey and Louanna Gawith, as well as all hospital staff in atte...