Three- and 4-year-old children at Head Start pose in front of an Air Evac helicopter last Thursday morning during Community Helpers week. Head Start teacher Brittany Hargrove said the children have been learning about safety from a variety of first responders and community members from the Anderson County and city fire departments, police and Extension. Pictured, from left, are teacher Brittany Hargrove, Dezeray Vandever, Jordan Montgomery, Jamison Hopper, Logan Black, Alex McClain, Savannah Hendricks, Trace Robinson, Willow Curtsinger, Kaiden Riley. Kaydn Eckhart, Mason Carter, Michael Joseph, Landon Florer, Kenzie Riley, Madison Williams, Kayden Bast, Javaire Moore and Kris Ritchey; second row: Head Start staff members Lisa Bean, Sue Harvey, Sandy Ritchie, Tammy Moore and Natosh Baker; third row: nurse Tara McIntire, pilot Doug Griffin and paramedic Charles Saxon.
Michael Joseph, left, and Mason Carter, right, watch as an Air Evac helicopter from Danville lands near Head Start. The Air Evac crew spoke to children as a part of Head Start’s ‘Community Helpers’ week. In the background are Landon
Calvert, Kris Ritchey and Kaiden Riley.
Paramedic Charles Saxon, left, helps Kaiden Riley, right, up onto a step to look into the helicopter while Trace Robinson, center, watches. Pictured in the background are Kris Ritchey, Madison Williams, Kayden Bast and staff member Lisa Bean.