Carissa Sitki/ Jersey County Journal
Jersey County held its first fundraising event for The BackStoppers. Members and volunteers put on a community fish fry at 4 Brother’s Barbecue last Friday, from 3 to 6 p.m. The BackStoppers, is an organization that benefits first responders and their families. From left to right: Angie Laird, Jersey BackStoppers secretary; Jerseyville Mayor Billy Russell; Jerseyville Police Chief Brad Blackorby; Jerseyville Fire Chief Keith Norman; Medora Fire Chief Rodney Milner; Major Scott Woelfel of the Jerseyville Police Department. Full story will be published in next week’s edition.