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Mayor purchases first Poppy

Published: May 10, 2017 12:00 AM
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Pictured with Barnesville Mayor Dale Bunting purchasing the first Poppy of the season are three generations of Barnesville American Legion Auxiliary Post 168 members: Lauri Gibson (back, left), Barnesville American Legion Auxiliary President; her daughter, Deirdre Skinner (back, right), Auxiliary Second Vice President, and her daughter, Madelyn Skinner (front left) who is a Junior Member of the Auxiliary and is serving as the area's first Miss Poppy 2017. Madelyn will spend the year doing community service and will be a speaker at Barnesville's Memorial Day observance. Next spring she will travel to Nevada to compete in the Miss Poppy pageant. Poppy Day was held Saturday.

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