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County commission honors Eagle Scouts
County Mayor Tim Stribling presents copies of resolutions honoring James Sherwood and James Mathis.


The County Commission recognized three members of Boy Scout Troop 347 for earning the Eagle Scout Award at the monthly meeting of the commission Monday night, adopting resolutions honoring James Mathis, Nate Sherwood and James Sherwood.


Nate Sherwood cleared overgrowth and cleaned directional signs around Center Hill Lake to complete his Eagle Scout project.


James Sherwood planted a tree at DeKalb West School, added four welcoming benches at the entrance of the building, and created a paved walkway from the concrete to the flagpole for his Eagle Scout project. The flagpole was dedicated to former DeKalb West Principal Danny Parkerson.


James Mathis landscaped the stage at the park next to the Smithville Fire Department adding to the beauty of the area.


Nate and James’ parents are Scout Masters Will and Jen Sherwood, and Mathis is the son of Richard and Mary Mathis.


County Mayor Tim Stribling presented copies of the resolutions to the James Sherwood and Mathis. Nate Sherwood was unable to attend the meeting, and his parents accepted for him.