Celebrating Constitution Week At Houston County Courthouse

Celebrating Constitution Week

Photos by Kelly McChesney

The Major Jarrell Beasley Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution celebrated Constitution Week with a presentation by Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 Clyde Black during their regular meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 17, Constitution Day. On Friday, Sept. 19, the local NSDAR chapter organized a gathering on the east side of the Houston County Courthouse in Crockett to further celebrate the signing of the U. S. Constitution. Sherry Culp, above left, Constitution Week Committee Chairperson, is shown singing the Star Spangled Banner. Houston County Court at Law Judge Sarah Clark led a reading of the Constitution. Students from Torchlight Preparatory Academy were among those present. Two of the students, above right, are shown reading parts of the Constitution.