JERRY FARMER RECOGNIZED - Jerry Farmer was recently honored at the Post 65 American Legion December meeting. Farmer received The American Legion Certificate of Appreciation. It reads as follows: This certificate of appreciation is gratefully presented to Jerry Farmer in recognition and sincere appreciation of outstanding service and assistance which contributed to the advancement of the American Legion programs and activities dedicated to God and Country. Saluda Post 65, Department of South Carolina, December 3, 2015. Attest: Tena M. Buffington, Adjutant and Alvin M. Butler, Commander. Pictured: American Legionaries Post 65: Sergeant-At-Arms Keith Lester, Commander Al Butler, Honoree Jerry Farmer, Adjutant Tena Buffington, World War II Veteran Bill Begemann and Chaplain John Hood.
ATTEND INDUCTION CEREMONY - Representing the late Bettis Herlong at induction into the South Carolina Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame Fri., Dec. 11, in Myrtle Beach were his nephew Robert Herlong and his wife Sandy of Saluda; his son Rod Herlong and his wife Charlene of Saluda; his son,the Rev. Ben Herlong and wife Barbara of Rock Hill; and two unidentified members of Herlongs 1966 Brookland-Cayce State Championship team. (Photo courtesy of Robert Herlong)
EAGLE SCOUT HONORED Rep Ralph Kennedy, right, made a special presentation to Eagle Scout Charlie Hall, Mon., Dec. 14, at the Saluda County Courthouse. Hall, who became an Eagle Scout on Sun., Dec. 12, at Red Bank Baptist Church, was presented a certificate from the S.C. House of Representatives commending and recognizing his accomplishments. Rep. Kennedy also presented Charlie a flag that flew over the State House the day he became an Eagle Scout. Along with working toward becoming and Eagle Scout, Charlie was chosen the Saluda High School Citizen of the Year, which was voted on by the teachers, and is commander of the Saluda High Rifle Team. He is also pictured with his parents, Pete and Katie Hall. (Standard-Sentinel photo)