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Good news not in short supply in our pages

Good news was not in short supply this past week, with the pages of The Daily Leader full of positive stories. Below is a look back at some of those good news headlines.

• Hundreds attended the annual Storm Avenue block party Wednesday. The party got started with a parade of bikes and golf carts and included food, water games, cool drinks and plenty of patriotism.

• Wesson’s 9U All-Stars recently won the USSSA state championship.

• Heritage Family Church hosted an Independence Day celebration this past weekend. The event was part of an afternoon festival at the church.

• The Brookhaven High basketball team wrapped a summer season with a 21-3 record. “It was a really good summer for us,” Brookhaven head boys basketball coach Marcus Flippin said. “We got a lot of guys working, and we found 13-14 guys that really played well for us. We’ll have to see how that carries over after football season and into basketball season, but I thought that the summer went well for us in that we were able to find some depth.”

• Bogue Chitto has a new music program director now that Andrew Different’s hiring has been approved by the school board. Different will re-start a program that has been dormant since the 1960s.  “It’s going to be a lot of hard work, but I’m looking forward to it,” he said.

• King’s Daughters Medical Center has been recognized for excellence in wound care. The hospital’s Wound Care Center was presented with the Dr. Robert A. Warriner III Center of Excellence award, which is given by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of wound care services.