The business world may want to keep its eye on Church hill 7th-grader Myka Coward whose lemonade stand fundraiser to benefit fellow students has increased its profits more than 4,560 percent in the past five years.
Track athletes from both Cherokee and Volunteer high schools who qualified for the state meet this year were honored Thursday by the Hawkins County Board of Education, as were TMSAA state track meet qualifiers from Church Hill Middle and Surgoinsville Middle.
All eight 8th-grade classes conducted a food drive this month to benefit the Of One Accord ministry's Emergency Food Pantry in Church Hill. The donation of 1,532 food items was made in honor of Steve Starnes as part of Director of Schools appreciation week.
The Panthers won the title matchup 28-24 over Johnson County when Garrison Barrett capped a six-play, 48-yard drive with a 1-yard scoring run with just 10 seconds left to play.