Joshua Morrison/Mount Vernon News

During Friday night’s Northmor and East Knox halftime show, Kahlan Ball was finishing up a routine with the Golden Knight Color Guard when her uncle, Roy William “Billy” Tharp, walked down the sideline. Tharp has been serving in the US Army as a specialist and hasn’t seen his niece since December.


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