A giant American flag was draped across the Main Street Saturday to honor Morgan’s numerous contributions to the community.
Memories of Morgan: Friends and comrades look back on life of long-time public servant

“Gentle giant” was a repeated phrase Monday as former and current firefighters and first responders remembered Owen County Emergency Management Director Rick Morgan.
Morgan, 61, passed away at the University of Kentucky Medical Center Aug. 20.
Morgan had served as emergency management director since 1994 and had also served as county fire chief.
In a 2013 interview with The News-Herald, Morgan said it was his dream growing up to become a firefighter.

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