Court of honor

At a recent Court of Honor held by Boy Scout Troop 18, David Purvis was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout. David is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stan Purvis. For his required Eagle project, David led his fellow Scouts in building a stone fire pit, wood benches and a firewood rack for a campsite at Camp Down Range in Clinton.


Esperanza Velasquez is founder of the Mississippi Hispanic Association in Flowood.