Hell or high water: Local police officer recounts rescue operation in Houston

North Newton Deputy Chief of Police Jim Bethards, right, talks to North Newton Chief of Police Randy Jordan on Wednesday, Aug. 30, the day before Bethards left for Texas. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now

By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now It all started when Darrel Schenck posted a simple request on Facebook, “Hey, anybody got a boat?” Then, his...

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