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Copiah County hosts Wounded Warriors’ hunt

WINGS AND WARRIORS – The Wings and Warriors Turkey Hunt Planning Committee are, seated, left to right, Bobbie Farmer, DeAnn Wright, Dr Stan Weatherford, Bobby Wayne, and Ernest Herrington; standing, Gen. Jimmy Farmer (Ret.), Landan Smith, Rev. Robin Risher, Chris Robbins, David LeCompte, Sheriff Harold Jones, Ken Boone. Not shown, JoAnne Herrington, Don Taylor, and Crystal Springs Mayor Sally Garland.

The Copiah County Wings and Warriors Turkey Hunt Planning committee is busy at work setting up a turkey hunt for Wounded Warriors.

Jeep Sullivan with Wounded Warrior Outdoor Adventures will bring 12 of more Wounded Warriors to Copiah County on Thursday, March 19, 2015.  These warriors will turkey hunt in our area on Friday and Saturday March 20th & 21st.  Local hunters have volunteered to assist with these hunts as guides, videographers, drivers, assistants, cooks and any other activity as needed to make this event a success for the Warriors.

Slay Wilderness will provide housing and will assist with meals, while other organizations and businesses are contributing goods and services to help with the event.

The Main Event will be  a Tribute to Veterans at the First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs on Saturday, March 21st at 6:00 PM.  All Veterans, all branches of service and public is invited to attend. There is no admission charge to attend. This will be a moving tribute to all service men and women, past and present and our way of showing our appreciation of their sacrifice.

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