New scouts join Troop 51

Recently, Troop 51 of Pickens welcomed six new scouts who crossed over from Pack 51 after earning their Arrow of Light, the highest rank in Cub Scouts. New scouts, who are pictured in the front row, are Benjamin Poore, Timmy Williamson, Jacob Santeler, Justin Lipscomb, Dominick Maritato and Alex Malone. Also pictured are current Scouts and leaders of Troop 51. With a long tradition in the Pickens community, Troop 51 recently celebrated its 75th anniversary, chartered in November 1940. The troop meets every Monday night at its Scout Hut on Black Snake Road.