Barnes appointed to full five-year term on state Library Commission board

First Regional Library Director Lori Barnes has been appointed by Gov. Tate Reeves to the Mississippi Library Commission’s Board of Commissioners for a full five year term. Ms. Barnes was recently elected Chair of the Board, and received a certificate signed by Gov. Reeves and presented by Hulen Bivens, Executive Director of MLC. (Mississippi Library Commission photo)

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