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Digging up some more good news for readers

The Daily Leader dug up plenty of good news recently, including a story about the archeology club at Brookhaven High School.

The club is hosting the Brookhaven High School Artifact Show today from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Representatives from the Mississippi Archaeological Association will be on hand to answer questions. Local collectors from Lincoln, Franklin, Madison and Lamar counties will also be attending.

Here is a quick look back at a few more good news stories:

• Copiah-Lincoln Community College is celebrating its 90th year of providing education opportunities to the area. Sept. 10, 1928, was the first day of class at Copiah-Lincoln Junior College and Agricultural High School. The college officially changed the name from Copiah-Lincoln Junior College to Copiah-Lincoln Community College in 1988. The Natchez Campus was established in 1975 and the Simpson County Center was built in 2005. The college now has over 60 buildings, 525 acres, and serves an annual enrollment of approximately 3,100 students.

• Bogue Chitto Attendance Center’s homecoming queen, Leslie Moak, was crowned last week in the school’s halftime ceremony. She was escorted by her stepfather Herb McCullough.

• Brookhaven High School recently finished first in the Madison Central XC Classic. Grayson Childress, Jacob Britt and Jake Thompson led the way for the Panthers.

• The library in Wesson may soon get some much-needed renovations that will bring it into compliance with the Americans with Disability Act. Grant funding will pay for the renovation of the library’s rear entrance for ADA accessibility.  Disabled parking near the rear entrance would also be added. Inside, a new “wing” will be added to the library to accommodate new, lower-height shelves and the existing book collection would be spread out. The current shelves are too high for ADA compliance.