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Monday, July 09, 2007

Liberty: The Saga of Sycamore Shoals


The outdoor drama begins Thursday in Elizabethton at the Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area.




It is in its 29th year, but this year it has been revamped.


“If there’s one thing I’d like for people to know it’s that the show is different from years past,” says Joe Greene, who, in his fifth year with the drama, is the new John Carter, founder of Carter County. “Of course we have a new Mr. and Mrs. Carter and new scenes and we’re doing things differently. I think this year’s going to be the best it’s ever been.” (Read More)

First Presbyterian member, Paul Gabinet, even has a role! Paul is one swell guy. He is the director of the Shepherd's Inn in Elizabethton, a shelter for victims of domestic violence. You can read about the important work of Shepherd's Inn here and here. They can always use donations, whether monetary or basic things for women and children who stay at the shelter. Call 423-542-0180. Check the Women's Resource Center.

Here is Paul dressed in his Sunday best at last year's Ketchup Dinner! Dorothy, with the guitar, is leading us in a rousing rendition of the Hee Haw favorite, "Doom Despair and Agony on Me."

Don't miss Liberty Thursdays through Saturdays beginning this Thursday, July 12th.
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