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Hatfield has “Heart of Gold”

Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 9:29 am

The Moore County fce Council is pleased to announce that the winner of the 8th annual Heart of Gold Citizenship award is Larry Hatfield. Hatfield joins a distinguished group of previous winners: Peggy Gold, Dudley Tipps, Joe Millsaps, Claude Eady, Betty Robertson, Larry Moorehead and Don and Nancy Primus. His name, along with theirs, now appears on a perpetual plaque that hangs in our Courthouse. Hatfield’s dedicated service to the citizens of this county is remarkable. For the last 16 years he has volunteered as a Reserve Deputy with the Moore County Sheriff’s Department. He actively serves as a member on the Solid Waste Board and was recently appointed as the chairman of the 911 Board. Over the years, Hatfield has created an impressive resume’ of community service: chairman on the Jack Daniel’s Credit Union Board of Directors, treasurer of Brandon Chapel United Methodist Church, member of the Farm Bureau Board of Directors and the Co-Op Board of Directors, president of the Moore County High School Blue Helmet Club and the Moore County High School Diamond Club. He helped build the Moorehead Pavilion, the 4-H concession trailer and the weight room at the high school. Hatfield has been employed at Jack Daniels for 39 years. He is a native of Moore County and graduated from Moore County High School. He has been married to his wife Nancy for 40 years. They have 2 children, Leah and Tyler, and 3 grandchildren. His father, C.A. Hatfield, has been his friend and mentor and is an important part of his household. Larry Hatfield is an outstanding representative of all that the Heart of Gold Citizenship Award represents. In his honor and at his request, the Moore County fce will donate $100 to the Moore County Sherriff’s Department Reserves. The Heart of Gold Citizenship Award is presented annually. Names are submitted by Moore County citizens. Watch the Moore County News in April, 2018 for a call for nominations.