Commission recognizes notable Stoney Creek businessman

9:13 am | October 1, 2012

The Carter County Commission has formally recognized lifelong farmer and businessman Conway Hyder for his contributions to the community.

Photo by Danny Davis

At the Sept. 17 commission meeting, Hyder received a standing ovation when Mayor Leon Humphrey presented him a plaque.

“He has always been active in the community,” Humphrey told the audience.

Hyder lives on Dry Hollow Road in the Stoney Creek section of the county, where he continues to operate a large farm with his son Jim. It was there, Hyder and his father, J.L. Hyder, farmed on 200 acres.

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