Malone wins Blount County Children’s Center poster contest



Blountsville Elementary fifth-grader Parris Malone was recognized as the grand prize winner of the Blount County Children’s Center ‘Be a Hero – Stop Child Abuse’ poster contest last Wednesday. Malone received a $50 gift card and first place winners from each grade – kindergarten through sixth-grade – were awarded a $20 gift card. In total, 224 posters were submitted for the contest. Some contest posters are on display at the Blount County Courthouse throughout the month of April – Child Abuse Prevention Month. – Nicole Singleton