NEW EMA DIRECTOR STARTS: Heflin a hero and academic

COLUMBIA CITY — Charles Heflin still remembers the sounds of the approaching sirens and howling winter winds as paramedics made their way to the cemetery. Close to his chest, he held the infant, the near lifeless four-day-old child that was abandoned. “I was working as a supervisor for a cable company in Urbana, Ill.,” said Heflin. “I heard over my radio that emergency dispatch had received an anonymous call from a woman reporting she had abandoned her four-day-old infant in a cemetery. “To read the rest of this story, see the July 24 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.