• Attending the High Country Senior Games Banquet from the Mitchell County Senior Center were, from left, Tom Robbins, Mary Stewart, Ora Grindstaff, Kathy Garland, Robert Thomas, Carole Arthurs, Debbie Dellinger, Kenneth Murdock , Jackie Murdock, Rachel Murdock, Nancy Greene, Connie McKinney and Brian Westveer.
    Attending the High Country Senior Games Banquet from the Mitchell County Senior Center were, from left, Tom Robbins, Mary Stewart, Ora Grindstaff, Kathy Garland, Robert Thomas, Carole Arthurs, Debbie Dellinger, Kenneth Murdock , Jackie Murdock, Rachel Murdock, Nancy Greene, Connie McKinney and Brian Westveer.

Mitchell Countians earn 18 medals in Silver Arts Senior Games

This year the Mitchell Senior Center had 37 entries in the Silver Arts Senior Games allowing them to showcase their talent. Mitchell County seniors brought home 18 medals from the banquet that took place at Appalachian Ski Mountain in Boone.

Carole Arthurs won a gold medal for vocal performance; Debbie Dellinger won a silver medal for poetry; Nancy Greene won a gold medal for poetry and a silver and a bronze medal for two afghans; Jackie Murdock won a gold medal for crocheting; Rachel Murdock won a gold medal for doll making; Mary Stewart won a gold medal for her quilt; Tom Robbins won gold and silver medals for ceramics; and Brian Westveer won five gold, two silver and a bronze medal for musical performance, poetry and photography.

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