TOP PHOTO: It was a night to meet those who protect and serve our community at National Night Out.
By Charlotte Underwood
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Multiple law enforcement agencies and the City of LaFollette once again joined together to host National Night Out at Seargeant Park. WLAF’s Charlie Hutson shares his photo gallery HERE.
According to LaFollette City Administrator Stan Foust this year had more vendors than any year past. Multiple political candidates were represented at the event as well.
“We had over 60 vendors at the event this year with tons of stuff for the kids like school supplies. Everyone seemed to have a good time and it was a great event for the community to participate in,” Foust said.
During the evening, an outstanding officer from each law enforcement agency received a service award. Representing the Jacksboro Police Department was Jesse Ferguson. Jacob Fox was recognized for the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department, while Homer Harrell received a service award for the LaFollette Police Department. Tennessee Highway Patrol Bill Lyons was chosen as Trooper of the Year.
National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships to make neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. The event is held on the second Tuesday of August across the nation in all 50 states. (WLAF NEWS PUBISHED – 08/03/2022-6AM-PHOTOS COURTESY OF WLAF’S CHARLOTTE UNDERWOOD AND CHARLIE HUTSON)