Person of the Month: Jimmy Wiedower

Jimmy Wiedower works as the chief deputy of the Faulkner County Office of Emergency Management. (Mike Kemp photo)

City: Morrilton.

Work: Chief deputy, Faulkner County Office of Emergency Management. 

Church activities: Member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Morrilton.

Family: Wife of 25 years, Lori Wiedower; daughter, Londyn Wiedower; and sons, Jake and Scott Wiedower.

Education: Associate of arts degree with a biology background and a bachelor of science degree in emergency management, Arkansas Tech University.

Last book you read: “Teammate” by David Ross.

Most enjoyed weekend activity: Being outdoors! Ballgames, fishing or hiking.

Favorite quote: “If you aren’t early, you’re late.”

No. 1 vacation spot: My favorite place is Colorado. I love the mountains.

Favorite place in Arkansas: The River Valley, of course.

What do you love about living in the 501: The 501 has a lot to offer. Restaurants, entertainment, lakes and national parks — everything I need is close. 

More information: “The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.” — Charles Kuralt