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Eric Chisom, assistant fire chief of the Monticello Fire Department was recently named Fireman of the Year by the Monticello Lions Club. Ray Ryburn, Lions Club president, pictured on the left,  presents Chisom (center), with the award. Accompanying Chisom (on the right) is his fiancee, Stephanie Wilson, juvenile intake officer for district court. Monticello Fire Chief Kelly Reid selected Chisom, to receive the award based on his outstanding effort during the past year, according to a Monticello Lions Club news release.