The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines a hero as, "one who shows great courage."

With that in mind, we would like to ask for your help honoring all of our Hometown Heroes!

KTEM wants to give back to our everyday heroes. Every 1st and 15th of the month we will be issuing a $50 gift card for dinner as well as a certificate of appreciation from their city.

Do you know a man or woman deployed with the armed forces who deserves to be honored for his or her service to our country? What about a local first responder who serves our community day after day? Now is your chance to shine the spotlight on those individuals who deserve it more than the rest.

Now that you have someone in mind the rest is simple. Just give us a name, rank, and a few sentences about why you think this person deserves to be highlighted as one of our local Hometown Heroes and we'll do the rest.