Special to the Edmonton Herald-News
The Metcalfe County Courthouse was the venue this evening for the swearing-in ceremony of Representative Amy Neighbors. Amy was surrounded by family, friends, and colleagues.
Metcalfe County Circuit Court Clerk, Tommy Garrett welcomed the crowd to the Cass R. Walden Courtroom. The prayer was led by Pastor Randy Johnson, Columbia Baptist Church.
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Tommy Garrett and Amy Neighbors’ grandson, Tucker Wilson.
The National Anthem was sung by Miss. Tymber Garrett.
Metcalfe Circuit Court Clerk, Tommy Garrett then introduced U.S. Congressman, James Comer. Congressman Comer addressed the crowd and referenced the support given him through the years by Metcalfe County. Congressman Comer stated leaders are needed in Frankfort and with Amy Neighbors the state is getting a leader in healthcare day one. Amy believes in family, she knows the needs of the healthcare system, and she is a cancer survivor. Congressman Comer said it was a huge day for Metcalfe County and a great day for Kentucky.
David Williams, 40th Judicial Circuit Court Judge then proceeded with the swearing-in ceremony for Representative Amy Neighbors. Amy took the oath of office with her husband, Jason Neighbors by her side.
Congratulations to State Representative, Amy Neighbors, no doubt you will represent the 21st District with integrity and honesty, we are very proud of you.