Legendary sportscaster Ernie Blankenship died Monday following a lengthy illness.
Blankenship broadcast high school sports for over a half-century on WSRW and later WCHO radio stations, bringing his down-home style to thousands of radio listeners.
Funeral arrangements through Turner Funeral Home of Hillsboro. Friends may call Friday between the hours of 4pm-8pm at Hillsboro High School Gymnasium. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10am at Saint Mary's Catholic Church.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Highland County Society for Children and Adults.