37th Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon scenes


Locals gather at the 37th annual Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon benefiting the Highland County Society for Children and Adults Wednesday night at Merchants Bank in Hillsboro.

Locals gather at the 37th annual Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon benefiting the Highland County Society for Children and Adults Wednesday night at Merchants Bank in Hillsboro.


Photos by David Wright | The Times-Gazette

Members of the Blankenship family are interviewed Wednesday at the outset of the Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon.


Photos by David Wright | The Times-Gazette

Local Judge and Rotarian Rocky Coss gives the rundown on auction items benefiting the Highland County Society for Children and Adults at Wednesday’s radio-telethon.


Photos by David Wright | The Times-Gazette

Students and members of Hillsboro City Schools clubs are interviewed at the Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon on Wednesday.


Photos by David Wright | The Times-Gazette

Attendees at the Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon late Wednesday write checks to the Highland County Society for Children and Adults.


Photos by David Wright | The Times-Gazette

Representatives of local businesses and groups and other individuals participate in the Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon on Wednesday.


Photos by David Wright | The Times-Gazette

The Red Hatters, a local civic group, participate in the Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon Wednesday evening.


Photos by David Wright | The Times-Gazette

Locals gather at the 37th annual Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon benefiting the Highland County Society for Children and Adults Wednesday night at Merchants Bank in Hillsboro.

Members of the Blankenship family are interviewed Wednesday at the outset of the Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon.

Local Judge and Rotarian Rocky Coss gives the rundown on auction items benefiting the Highland County Society for Children and Adults at Wednesday’s radio-telethon.

Students and members of Hillsboro City Schools clubs are interviewed at the Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon on Wednesday.

Attendees at the Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon late Wednesday write checks to the Highland County Society for Children and Adults.

Representatives of local businesses and groups and other individuals participate in the Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon on Wednesday.

The Red Hatters, a local civic group, participate in the Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon Wednesday evening.

Locals gather at the 37th annual Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon benefiting the Highland County Society for Children and Adults Wednesday night at Merchants Bank in Hillsboro.
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2019/03/web1_f-telethon-crowd-2.jpgLocals gather at the 37th annual Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon benefiting the Highland County Society for Children and Adults Wednesday night at Merchants Bank in Hillsboro. Photos by David Wright | The Times-Gazette

Members of the Blankenship family are interviewed Wednesday at the outset of the Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon.
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2019/03/web1_f-telethon-blankenship-fam.jpgMembers of the Blankenship family are interviewed Wednesday at the outset of the Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon. Photos by David Wright | The Times-Gazette

Local Judge and Rotarian Rocky Coss gives the rundown on auction items benefiting the Highland County Society for Children and Adults at Wednesday’s radio-telethon.
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2019/03/web1_f-telethon-auction.jpgLocal Judge and Rotarian Rocky Coss gives the rundown on auction items benefiting the Highland County Society for Children and Adults at Wednesday’s radio-telethon. Photos by David Wright | The Times-Gazette

Students and members of Hillsboro City Schools clubs are interviewed at the Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon on Wednesday.
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2019/03/web1_f-telethon-hillsboro-schools.jpgStudents and members of Hillsboro City Schools clubs are interviewed at the Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon on Wednesday. Photos by David Wright | The Times-Gazette

Attendees at the Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon late Wednesday write checks to the Highland County Society for Children and Adults.
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2019/03/web1_f-telethon-checks.jpgAttendees at the Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon late Wednesday write checks to the Highland County Society for Children and Adults. Photos by David Wright | The Times-Gazette

Representatives of local businesses and groups and other individuals participate in the Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon on Wednesday.
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2019/03/web1_f-telethon-crowd-1.jpgRepresentatives of local businesses and groups and other individuals participate in the Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon on Wednesday. Photos by David Wright | The Times-Gazette

The Red Hatters, a local civic group, participate in the Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon Wednesday evening.
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2019/03/web1_f-telethon-red-hats.jpgThe Red Hatters, a local civic group, participate in the Ernie Blankenship Radio-Telethon Wednesday evening. Photos by David Wright | The Times-Gazette