Tailgate to Touchdowns

Pictured from left to right: Henry Moore of the Carrollton Farmers Exchange, Kelli Pridemore, Carrollton FFA Chapter advisor; Mark Spears, CHS Athletic Director; Jami Irwin of Jimmy’s Backyard BBQ; Laurie Logan, FFA advisor; Lori Wood, CHS athletic secretary; Bill Findley of the Carroll County Farm Bureau; Wayne Ferguson, Farm Bureau president; Todd Davis, FFA Camp Muskingum director, and Kim Davis, owner of Kim Davis Nationwide Insurance Agency.

The Carroll County Farm Bureau is teaming up with local businesses and organizations to sponsor the annual Tailgate to Touchdown event Aug. 28 prior to the kickoff the 2015 football season. The event will be held at Community Field on SR 332 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and feature a meal of pulled pork prepared by Jimmy’s Backyard BBQ, chips, string cheese, apple and lemonade all for $2. School clubs and organizations are participating in an ag slogan and photo contest. Judging will take place at the event. The winner will receive a banner to be diplayed at sporting events and in the school. Carrollton will take on St. Clairsville in the season opener for both teams, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Representatives of sponsors recently got together to finalize details for the event.