View Mobile Site

Director gives the 411 on 911

2011 was a busy year for dispatchers

High winds and persistent drought meant a busy summer for Barton County firefighters, but that also meant a busy summer for the Barton County Communications emergency dispatchers. 2011 was also busy with growth and changes in the department.

View Larger

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one in a series of articles updating Barton County government projects for 2011.)

2011 was a busy year for Barton County Communications, beginning with the arrival of a new department director, and continuing to the initial phases of major remodeling, according to information from Director Doug Hubbard.
Hubbard came on staff at the end of last February, coming to the department “from Claflin and has been involved in emergency services in Barton County since 1974 as a firefighter, EMT/Paramedic and actually worked as a dispatcher in 1993 for a short period.”
And the work ...

** Subscribers Log in to read this full article.

In order to view premium content, you must purchase a subscription.

Thank you for showing so much interest in our site! Our policies allow 10 free article views each month. To access additional articles including the E-Tribune, please subscribe. Already a print or online subscriber? Just log on to access additional content.

A subscription is required before viewing this article and other premium content.

Already a registered member and have a subscription?

If you have already purchased a subscription, please log in to view the full article.

Are you registered, but do not have a subscription?

If you are a registed user and would like to purchase a subscription, log in to view a list of available subscriptions.

Interested in becoming a registered member and purchasing a subscription?

Join our community today by registering for a FREE account. Once you have registered for a FREE account, click SUBSCRIBE NOW to purchase access to premium content.

Membership Benefits

  • Instant access to creating Blogs, Photo Albums, and Event listings.
  • Email alerts with the latest news.
  • Access to commenting on articles.

Please wait ...