(c)NPT 2013 PHOTO BY NELSON MORAIS
The Parrottsville Ruritan Club awarded Cocke County Sheriff Armando
Fontes, center, with its annual Officer of the Year title on Monday, July 8.
Shown with Fontes is, on the left, Fred Lee, chairman of the citizenship
and patriotism committee of the Parrottsville Ruritan Club, and Derrick
Woods, a member of the same committee, administrative captain in the
sheriff's department, and a former recipient of the Officer of the Year title.
|Published: 9:35 AM, 07/16/2013
||Last updated: 9:36 AM, 07/16/2013
Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
PARROTTSVILLE-The Parrottsville Ruritan Club selected
Cocke County Sheriff Armando Fontes as its 2013 Law Enforcement Officer of the
Year, and awarded three $1,000 scholarships, on Monday, July 8.
The awards were made at the Ruritan Club's annual family
picnic held in the Parrottsville town park, according to club secretary Don
Fred Lee, chairman of the citizenship and patriotism
committee of the Parrottsville Ruritan Club, said "as far as I know"
Fontes is the first sheriff ever awarded the recognition of officer of the year
by the club, at least for the past 18 years.
For more details, please see the Tuesday edition of the
Newport Plain Talk.
Subscribe to The Newport Plain Talk by clicking SUBSCRIBE.
Sign up for Breaking News emails from The Newport Plain Talk by clicking EMAIL ALERTS and inputting
your email address next to "Add Me" near the top right corner.