Sunday, April 23, 2017


Columbus Fire Chief Rich Cowger holds the national John M. Buckman III Leadership trophy he was awarded last month.

Making a difference

It would be easy to let Columbus Fire Chief Rich Cowger’s casual style, quick smile and calm voice lull you into thinking there’s not much more on his plate beyond his duties running Columbus Fire

From the left: Rick Hamilton and sons Tyrel and Justin make up Montana Outlaw BBQ. Rick is holding the second place trophy from the American Royal competition held last month in Kansas. Justin is holding the keepsake from the Jack Daniels BBQ competition in Tennessee also held last month.

BBQ Bling

Rick, Tyrel and Justin Hamilton were thrilled just to be competing in the American Royal and the Jack Daniels BBQ competitions last month.