The Mississippi Boll Weevil Management Corp. has scheduled an Aug. 4-15 referendum on conducting the maintenance phase of the BWEP in Regions 1A and 1B over the next 10 years. The first referendum failed to receive the required two-thirds majority of the votes cast in June.

The meeting dates, locations and times will be:

July 14 – Tunica County, Tunica County Economic Development Complex, Highway 61 South (three miles south of Tunica), 6:00 p.m.

July 15 – Quitman County, Buddy Hynes Lodge (Highway 322 at Coldwater bridge; turn at the house with the zebra in front yard), 12 Noon

July 16 – Tallahatchie County, Webb Community Center, 336 N. Laura Street, 11:30 a.m.

July 17 – Sunflower County, Inverness Community House (From Highway 49, turn right at the Welcome To Inverness sign, go to third street and turn right, turn left at Planters Bank, and it’s the second building on left), 12:00 Noon

July 17 – Leflore County, UAP-Greenwood Industrial Park, 1011 Sycamore, 7:00 p.m.

July 28 – Coahoma County, Coahoma County Country Club, Highway 61 (two miles south of Clarksdale), 6:00 p.m.

July 29 – Bolivar County, Bolivar County Extension Office, 406 N. Martin Luther King, 6:00 p.m.

July 31 – Washington County, Twin County Conference Center, Old Highway 61, 6:30 p.m.

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