Our Family

Amanda Hill Bond
Amanda purchased the paper in April 2005 from her sister Jamie (Hill) Garrett. She worked alongside Jamie as an Administrative Assistant at the Press since 2000. Amanda is the third generation of the Hill family which has been a part of the Pickett County Press since its inception in 1962. She and her husband Chris have 3 children, Hayden, Anna Rose and Chance.

Lora Presley
Lora is the office manager at the Pickett Press. She has been employed at the Press since high school in 1986. She is knowledgeable in all areas of the operation. Lora has a special talent for graphic design and creates the majority of the ads. She and her husband Scott, have two daughters, Emily and Olivia.

Heather Smith
Heather is an Administrative Assistant and begin working here in February 2009. She and her husband Brent have one daughter, Elly Grace.

Andrea Hill Storie
Andrea is an important part of the operation, and is Amanda's sister. She works with accounts receivable and is the proof reader for the Press. She is married to Phillip, and they have one son, Landon.