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Introducing your 2015 King & Queen of Cotton

Martin Gilbert Tribble and Caroline Belle Colquett were crowned the King and Queen of Cotton for 2015 at the 58th annual Junior Auxiliary Charity Cotton Ball, which was held Saturday night at the Leflore County Civic Center.

The crowd celebrated the crowning of King Martin and Queen Belle by cheering wildly as the royal couple walked up the center aisle to take their places onstage with past royalty, the 2015 Cotton Maids and the Children’s Court.

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Wednesday 02/25/2015
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Posted: February 25, 2015

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Sunday 02/22/2015
The Kirkin’ O’ The Tartan honoring heritage
Updated: February 22, 2015 - 6:21 pm

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Friday 02/20/2015
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Updated: February 20, 2015 - 2:01 pm

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Sunday 02/15/2015
There is murder at the Little Theatre
Updated: February 15, 2015 - 2:01 am

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Thursday 02/12/2015
Cash to perform at Dockery Farms
Updated: February 12, 2015 - 2:32 pm

Grammy-winning singer Rosanne Cash will perform a benefit concert on June 6 at Dockery Farms on Mississippi 8 near Cleveland.

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