Friday, June 14, 2013

Masonic Cornerstone Ceremony at the New Jail

A time honored tradition welcomed the new Mitchell County Jail yesterday afternoon, it was the Masonic Cornerstone ceremony.  Guest speakers were the past Grand Master of the organization, Graham Childress and local Mason, Dan Smith.  The official open house for the new jail is set for June 21st.

Graham Childress addressed the crowd.
The cornerstone at the new jail.
Local Mason, Dan Smith, gives a history of the local Masons.
Sheriff Toombs gives a tour of the new jail, starting in the "sallyport".
Ray Ritchey, going in voluntarily?