DeWitt County Emergency Managment Agency's Coordinator Teresa Barnett is retiring this year. Barnett has worked with the agency for over 8 years and has decided to take a step back.
Barnett said that she has enjoyed working with the agency, but it is time now to retire.
Kurt Tweedy who will be taking over as the coordinator is from Branson, Missouri. He attended school down in St. Louis and has come up for DCEMA. Tweedy will continue to coordinate and make sure DeWitt County is safe from all emergencies.