Boy Scouts scout for food

A longstanding tradition amongst the county's Boy Scout troops provided food for the food banks in Sweetwater County Saturday.

Seven Cub Scout packs and seven Boy Scout troops participated in the annual Scouting for Food Drive. Budd Allen, district executive for Boy Scouts of America, said scouts either prep their routes a week before the drive, handing out plastic bags to residences throughout the county, or they visit homes seeking donations during the drive. Allen said handing bangs out a week prior to the event tends to work best.

While no one was able to recall exactly when the food drive...


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