On March 22, Grundy County resident Willie Amos “Billie” Hargis, of Sewanee Lodge #45 Masonic Lodge, received the prestigious Secretary of the Year award at the 2017 Grand Lodge of Tennessee Annual Convention. Grand Master Billy Ray Cutlip and Grand Secretary Roy Etherton presented the award. Hargis has served as secretary of the Sewanee Lodge for more than 50 years. In addition to the award, Hargis received a plaque from the lodge for his 50 years of service. Pictured are (l to r): Grandmaster Cutlip, Hargis, and Grand Secretary Etherton.