More than 90 volunteers came Thursday to help shuck more than 18,000 ears of corn in the first day of this year’s annual Esau Sweet Corn fundraiser for Wade Knox Children’s Advocacy Center. Among them were Jarrelyn McCall, Jaylin Carroll, Daisha Edmondson, Brashea Johnson, Mary Katherine Sumner, Amanda Sexton, Ashlyn Allen, Tanner Edwards, Jimmy Evans, Miles Cunningham, Brent Bowlan, Carson Cunningham, Madison McFadden, Eboni Willis, Poala Negrete, Charley Jo Chesney, Valeria Idrogo. The final sale day will be Aug. 1. Photo Ed Galucki