Guest columnist Claire Buckner is a Putnam County High School student. She may be contacted via email at Rachael_Hayes@putnam.k12.ga.us.
Gatewood junior running Brandon Belans rockets toward the end zone Friday night as a Monsignor Donovan defender flaps his arms in a futile attenpt to stop him. Belans scored multiple times against "Mon Don's" Rams. (Photo by Don Richeson.)
"The Swamp" (Sammons Field in Eatonton) was packed with fans Friday night eagerly cheering on the Gators in their home opener. Little Gator fan Elizabeth Weems, 4, brought along her giant foam No. 1 Gator "We're No. 1" hand to augment her cheering efforts, even though it was almost as tall as her. (Photo by Don Richeson.)
Outgoing Habitat for Humanity of Putnam County President Erlene Kirwen is flanked by Lucy Rollins, left, and Natasha Butts, two Eatonton women whose families benefit from Habitat. (Rollins moved into the 19th Putnam Habitat home just this month and Butts lives in the 18th one.) Habitat for Humanity of Putnam County benefits in part through proceeds raised through the Habitat thrift store on Lake Oconee Parkway. (Photo by Don Richeson.)
Eatonton Messenger guest columnist Susan Larson loves sharing what she and her husband are discovering while “meetin' Eatonton” in their retirement. Email her at email@example.com.