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Photo by Lee Cave/C Studio EMMIE PERKINS (second from right) was named Lamar County Distinguished Young Woman during the annual program at the Saenger Theater. Hermine Granberry, left, was second alternate and Kathryn Ann Thagard, right, was first alternate. Marlana Bullock second from left, was a category winner. Perkins will compete in the state pageant in Meridian during July.

Perkins wins county Distinguished Young Woman title


Emmie Perkins claimed the title of Distinguished Young Woman of Lamar County 2019 during Saturday night’s program at the Saenger Theater. One of eight contestants, Perkins earned the distinction based on her excellence in the areas of scholastics, interview, talent, self-expression and physical fitness.

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When you read this, it will be Thursday, January 18. However, I am writing this on Monday, January 15, the day we honor and remember Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our song, “Fall On Me,” was written by four fellas who met by chance in 1979 in Athens, GA.