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Heritage Alliance holds awards ceremony at Smoot Family home
Winning awards presented by Warren County Heritage Alliance are, front row, from left, Phoenix Rigsby, Tisha Emberton, and Kelly Slaughter. Second row, Rose Caten, Bruce Atnip, Carol Caldwell, Josh Caten and Katie Kemezis. Back row, Ray Bradley, Trinidad Ramirez, Dalton Pack and Wayne Wolford.
Warren County Heritage Alliance held its annual Membership Meeting and Awards Ceremony at the home of Main Street McMinnville director Katie Kemezis, which is also the Smoot Family Home (Dr. Smoot). The evening started with music provided by Trinidad Ramirez, who sang his original song, “McMinnville” about our hometown. Heritage Alliance president Jimmy Haley welcomed members and guests at special event that recognized locations and people who are preserving history.Carol Caldwell received the history preservation award for the photographic archive preservation of the Brady, Hughes, Beasley collection donated to Magness Library.