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Retirees Honored at County Employee Christmas Party

At the annual Christmas party for Hopkins County employees held at the Civic Center on December 15, 2016, there was good music, great food and warm fellowship. ¬†Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsome emceed the evening’s celebration, where four county retirees were honored.

Sheriff Butch Adams and Precinct One Commissioner Beth Wisenbaker have each put in 20 years of service in their office. They each plan to spend time with their respective families and enjoy being grandparents. Chief Deputy Ricky Morgan will retire on December 31 after 29 years with the department. Precinct 1 foreman Rodney Keller has worked for the county for 37 and a half years. Also in attendance was Sheriff-elect Lewis Tatum who will be sworn in as Hopkins County Sheriff on January 1, 2017. The well-attended Christmas event featured country music by Monty Tipps and Main Street¬†Band and a BBQ meal catered by Big Smith’s BBQ and Catfish.

Author: Enola Gay

Has enjoyed working for KSST since 1989. Hosts the Good Morning Show with Enola Gay on weekday mornings from 6-9am, so 'start your day with Enola Gay'! Guest interviews during the Morning Show can also be seen in playback on Cable Channel 18 TV. Along with local country music fan Benny Potter, co-produces 1230 West, a Country and Western Swing radio show which airs weekly on Saturdays from 7-8am and repeats on Thursdays from 7-8pm. Also writes "At the Corral Gate", a column appearing weekly in The Millennium Shopper and in the Lifestyles section of

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