Ann Williams, Hannah McCaw, Paige Chandler, and Jeremy Bonilla perform “Murder at the Pie Auction” on Sunday at the Valleytown Cultural Arts Center in Andrews. Photo by Ben Katz
Participants at the Sweetheart Breakfast included (front row) Virginia Evans, Robin Gibson, Ray Adams, Imagean Adams, Jennifer Farr, Lorraine Totske, Sherry McCollum, Jane Carver, Nancy Frahmann, Ryder Miller, Savannah Horton, and Frank Wilson. Back row are (from left) Dean Dockery and Brandon Allen. Members and volunteers helped raise over a thousand dollars for the Konnaheeta Women’s Club’s scholarship program, helping graduates of Andrews High School with expenses at Tri-County Community College.
Konnaheeta Women’s Club members Gayle Horton, Jane Carver, and Imagean Adams stand behind a metal bench donated by the club.
Cherokee’s Holden Straughan attempts to penerate the Andrews defense of (from left) Kylan Thompson, Drew Pyle and Taylor Parker, during a round one Smoky Mountain Conference tournament game Friday at Hayesville. The Wildcats dropped the game to the Braves, 68-59.
Andrews’ Morgan Mashburn gets a hug from teammate Journey Clark on Tuesday night. Photo by Ben Katz

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Ann Williams, Hannah McCaw, Paige Chandler, and Jeremy Bonilla perform “Murder at the Pie Auction” on Sunday at the Valleytown Cultural Arts Center in Andrews. Photo by Ben Katz

    Heaping servings of laughter, desserts and a good old-fashioned murder created the perfect recipe for local residents who experienced Murder at a Pie Auction on Sunday.

    Whether the problem is illegal drugs, larceny or speeding, many Andrews residents tend to have their individual opinions regarding what law enforcement should make its priority.

Participants at the Sweetheart Breakfast included (front row) Virginia Evans, Robin Gibson, Ray Adams, Imagean Adams, Jennifer Farr, Lorraine Totske, Sherry McCollum, Jane Carver, Nancy Frahmann, Ryder Miller, Savannah Horton, and Frank Wilson. Back row are (from left) Dean Dockery and Brandon Allen. Members and volunteers helped raise over a thousand dollars for the Konnaheeta Women’s Club’s scholarship program, helping graduates of Andrews High School with expenses at Tri-County Community College.

   The Konnaheeta Women’s Club invited community members to share and celebrate Valentine’s Day with their “Sweetheart Breakfast” fundraiser to collect donations for their scholarship fund.

Sports

Cherokee’s Holden Straughan attempts to penerate the Andrews defense of (from left) Kylan Thompson, Drew Pyle and Taylor Parker, during a round one Smoky Mountain Conference tournament game Friday at Hayesville. The Wildcats dropped the game to the Braves, 68-59.

   The three teams that make up the Andrews High School basketball program each received an early exit from the 2016-17 Smoky Mountain Conference tournament.

Pictured are the 1977 Andrews Lady Wildcats state championship basketball team, which was inducted into the Andrews Hall of Fame on Friday night. From left are Sheila McMahan Kilpatrick, Virginia Carver Haynes, Teresa Freeman McCloskey, Rebecca Blaylock Nuckolls, Teresa Mintz Wood, Donna Williams Howell, Cheryl Bateman, Cissy Bristol Dyer, Joanne Nelson Anderson and Sandy Davis Solesbee. Kneeling in front is coach Kenneth Solesbee. Not pictured is Romona Stroud Hensley.

    One by one, each member of the Andrews High School Class of 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees received their due recognition.

The Andrews Middle Shooting Team took home multiple first- and second-place wins during a shooting competition in Canton. Front row are (from left) Evan Neal, Isaac Aguilar, Joy Wood and Summer Garret. Back row are (from left) Dawson Cross, Dalton West, Kaden Postell, Enoch Gillespie, Samuel Wood, Braydon Rowland, Ethan Neal and McKenzie Stalcup.

   No amount of cold weather and heated competition could stop the Andrews Middle School Shooting Team from taking home multiple first and second-place awards at the Midwest Shootdown Invitational

Obituaries

    Jennie Smedlund, 74, of Marble, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2016, in a Murphy hospital.

    Mr. Roy Arlen McClure, 73, of Andrews, died Friday, July 29, 2016, at his residence.

   Betty Ann Grant, 81, of Chattanooga, Tenn., died Thursday, July 28, 2016, at her residence.