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2017 ACHS Baseball Season was dedicated to Kim Downs

Remembering a Great Adair County teacher:
Kimberly McAllister Downs, 43, Adair County, KY (1973-2017)

Looking back at the life of a wonderful Adair Countian, a brief story by Wes Feese told as much as any other the love she had instilled, can be read at ACHS Baseball Team dedicates season to Kim Downs, when the baseball team lost it's season opener, but Mr. Feese wrote, ". . . the real story of the day took place prior to the game, when siblings McKenna and Grayson Downs threw out the ceremonial first pitches.

'We love you Ms. Kim'

Mr. Feese wrote of the words Public Address Announcer Chad Myers gave the crowd: "Each year the ACHS baseball team dedicates the season to a cause near and dear to our hearts. ... We dedicate this season to Kim Downs. Ms. Kim was a teacher at Adair County Primary Center. She was diagnosed with ALS a couple years ago. ... We love you, Ms. Kim, and wish the best for you and your family. We proudly dedicate this season in your honor, Ms. Kim Downs."

This story was posted on 2017-05-05 07:59:23
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