Pictured are Marques Jones and Shariyah Buggs, both students at Middleton High School; Evelyn Robertson Jr., a Whiteville retiree; Kim Crisp, a teacher at Middleton High School; Catania Minter, a teacher at Bolivar Central High School; and Kenissa Rivers and Carey Jackson, students at Bolivar Central High School.

Locals Attend WestStar Event

Several Hardeman County residents attended the WestStar Leadership Program’s African American Leadership Conference in April. The 20th-annual event featured Stan Bell, a Memphis educator, as keynote speaker.