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The veterans are pictured with Gwen Cole, standing left, leader of the local Quilts of Valor Chapter, and Ginger Tucker, community relations director at The Lantern at Morning Pointe, which sponsored the September Veterans Breakfast. 

Quilts of Valor given to AC vets

(AC Mayor’s Office release) Some Anderson County Veterans were the recipients of Quilts of Valor at the September 8, 2018, Veterans Appreciation Breakfast in Clinton.

The Veterans were:

  • Maury Anderson, of Clinton who served in the US Army (1969 – 1971) during Vietnam;
  • Gerald Carden, of Rocky Top, who served in the Korean Conflict (1949 – 1952);
  • Mavis Kohler, of Clinton, a U.S. Navy World War II veteran who served as a medical technician;
  • Herman Parks, of Clinton, who served (1945 – 1946) in the U.S. Army;
  • Frank Honaker, of Oak Ridge, a World War II Veteran who served (1943 – 1945) in the U.S. Navy;
  • and Ann McNees, of Oak Ridge, who served as an Army Nurse in Vietnam (1968 – 1972).

They each received a Quilt of Valor from the Clinch River Quilts of Valor Chapter.

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Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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