Article by W. Clay Crook-
With the loosening of the state COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings, the Historic Doe Creek Schoolhouse and Cemetery held their thirteenth anniversary celebration on Saturday, October 3, 2020.
Mr. J. Wayne Stanfill was the Master of Ceremonies for the event, and held a re-enactment of an old time school session at 8:30 a.m. that morning. At 10:00 a.m. Boy Scouts 29 (Pack and Troop) and Troop 119 conducted the presentation of the colors, with the national anthem by Clayton Armstrong and invocation by Hubert Cleveland. There were welcomes from State Representative Kirk Haston, Scotts Hill Mayor Kenny Parrish, Sardis Mayor J. W. Creasy, Saltillo Mayor Darnell Lowery, Henderson County Mayor Eddie Bray, and Decatur County Mayor Mike Creasy.
Russell Keeton made a dramatic reading of “Old Ragged Flag,” and there were remarks from former Secret Service Ralph Kennedy, Anna Kirk, U.S. District Court Judge James Todd, Dr. David Eason, Dr. Ralph Johnson, and Billy Medberry. Clayton Armstrong sang “God Bless the USA” followed by the…
For the complete story, see the October 7th edition of The Lexington Progress.