Shannon Ison, a Johnson County native, has been a firefighter and Kentucky National Guard member for about 10 years.
Shannon Ison, a Johnson County native, has been a firefighter and Kentucky National Guard member for about 10 years. Herald-Leader
Shannon Ison, a Johnson County native, has been a firefighter and Kentucky National Guard member for about 10 years. Herald-Leader

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