[Posted on Sep 11, 2019 | 519 views]
Students of the Mathews Dance Studio performed several numbers for Market Days audiences. Shown, front from left, are Natalie Davis, Anna Foster, Samantha Cross and Katherine Murphy. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Mathews Market Days vice chair Dee Russell, right, talks to Carrie Hudgins about her Pomeranian, “Lovie Lou,” during the Pet Parade at Mathews Market Days on Saturday. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
The Mathews Line Dancers heroically performed for nearly an hour in the heat and humidity during Mathews Market Days on Saturday. Shown, front from left, are Phyllis Hudgins, Cheri Stone, Carol Swartz, Larry Stone and Luz Thompson. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Some of the cast of the Court House Players’ fall musical, “Oliver!” performed one of the show’s numbers, “Consider Yourself.” Shown, front from left, are Ashton Emerson, Catherine King, Lauren King, Samantha Tate, Cole Christensen, and Dean Christensen; back row, partially visible, Jaden Emerson, Kyrsten Emerson, Peyton Emerson, Ellie Adams and Austin Cummings. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Representatives from organizations accepted grants for projects involving children during Mathews Market Days opening ceremonies on Saturday. They were, from left, Joy Drummond, Lee-Jackson Special Education, $750 for a light table to help special needs children; George Foss, Cub Scout Pack 124, $500 to enable children to attend summer camp when their parents can’t afford the cost; Thomas Hunter Middle School physical education teacher James Hutcheson, $179.97 to purchase three sets of a game to provide an activity for children who aren’t necessarily sports-oriented; and Michael Loveless, Thomas Hunter Middle School band, $3,550 to replace 20-year-old plastic chairs with musician’s chairs in order to promote correct posture for playing instruments and increase students’ chance of success. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Two sets of siblings/cousins all had their faces transformed into tigers at the face painting booth during Mathews Market Days. They are, clockwise from left, Jase Robins, James Walter Robins, Millie Jefferson, and Brooks Jefferson. Photo by Allie Bridge Robins
Peyton Crostic and Katie and Ford Buchanan, from left, make bead jewelry in the children’s section of Mathews Market Days on Saturday. Photo by Sherry Hamilton

{image_1} Attendance equal to or better than last year

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