Lincoln County sheriff’s deputies Tyler Free and Justin Cheney presented Side Track restaurant and the Knotty Pine restaurant with appreciation plaques for their help and contribution to the annual Tip-A-Cop fundraiser Monday.

This year over $6,000 was raised to help local kids and their families have a nice Christmas.

Dana Lee Fruend

Deputies Justin Cheney and Tyler Free present Side Track restaurant co-owner Jamie Van Roekel (left) and Knotty Pine restaurant manager Wendy Kirchesh (right) with appreciation plaques for its help with the Tip-A-Cop fundraiser.