Members of the American Heritage Girls helped make the day a little sweeter for Newton County firefighters Tuesday.
Troop members delivered baked goods to fire stations across Newton County, including Station No. 7 where Lt. Randy Moncrief and Firefighter Hampton Mizell met with the more than a dozen girls.
The American Heritage Girls, whose motto is Faith, Service, Fun, was founded by Patti Garibay in the 1990s.
The mission of the American Heritage Girls is “Building women of integrity through service to God, family, community and country.” All girls of any color, creed, race, national origin and socioeconomic status who agree to live according to the standards of the AHG Oath and the AHG Creed are invited to be a member.
The only troop in Newton County is No. 0211 is with the Oxford Lions Club and meets at Allen Memorial UMC, 803 Whatcoat Street in Oxford.