Southern Boone County is home to all sorts of fine people including firefighters, EMS technicians, police officers, sheriff’s deputies, state troopers, active military personnel, decorated veterans, medical professionals, and dedicated teachers. Despite their many titles, there is but one word to accurately describe all of these selfless individuals: Hero.

Travis Naughton

For a community with a relatively small population, a significant portion of SoBoCo’s residents qualify as bona fide heroes in my estimation. It’s difficult to pinpoint one particular reason why so many real-life superheroes have chosen to call the Ashland-Hartsburg-Englewood-Claysville-Wilton area home, but it is an irrefutable fact that only the Super Friends’ Hall of Justice and the Avengers’ headquarters have higher concentrations of heroic figures.

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