Kids club proposal sparks exchange

Published 12:00 pm Thursday, August 22, 2013

Phillip Travis’ idea of starting a Boys and Girls Club in Poplarville started a heated discussion between the board and members of the community at Wednesday morning’s meeting of the Pearl River County Board of Supervisors.

Travis approached the board about possibly using one of the county buildings, the old Movie Star factory in Poplarville, for the Boys and Girls club or a similar organization. He said he is looking into grants and private investors to fund the program.

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