TOP RESCUE TEAM — The Black Mountain Resources Mine Rescue Team finished first in the Kentucky Mining Institute’s Mine Rescue Contest held Sept. 9 in Lexington. Fifty teams representing eight states competed. Pictured are (left to right) Donnie Thomas, Kevin Harris, Tim Turner, Jack Quillen, Randy Watts, Raymond Sturgill, Don Walker, Eddie Spangler, Ronnie Biggerstaff , Ross Kegan, and Len Peters, who presented the championship trophies. The championship team has been in existence for less than three years. Turner and Lloyd were also first and second in the benchman competition, which deals with testing breathing apparatus and correcting malfunctions.