Local Boy Scout soars to Eagle

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September 7, 2019 - 12:08 AM

Elijah Fawson oversaw the painting of Iola fire hydrants as part of his recent Eagle Scout project. COURTESY PHOTO

Elijah Fawson pays closer attention to fire hydrants now that he?s completed his Eagle Scout service project. He organized a group of about 25 volunteers to paint 75 fire hydrants around Iola this summer. 

Now, when he drives through a neighborhood, he?ll turn a critical eye to the fire hydrants.

?I notice them a lot more, especially the ones I painted,? he said. 

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