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Toy exchange program celebrates 25 years

    Toy exchange program celebrates 25 years

The Peace Toys for War Toys Exchange Program was started in 1992 by Ben Piggott. It was created as a result of the violent death of his brother Kermit, who was killed in November 1991.

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Center Director Ben Piggott set to retire

    Center Director Ben Piggott set to retire

On Nov. 30, Piggott will hang up his whistle and keys and retire as senior supervisor of the Carl H. Russell Sr. Community Center.

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Play provides opportunity for talk about manhood

    Play provides opportunity for talk about manhood

Following the stage production of “The Legend of Buster Neal”, more than three dozen men sat down to discuss the issues facing young black men.

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Recreation center honors mothers

    Recreation center honors mothers

Submitted photos BY TIMOTHY RAMSEY  THE CHRONICLE Ben Piggott and the staff at the Carl H. Russell Community Center never miss a chance to give back to the community. On

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Hunt provides exercise as community center gives away prizes

    Hunt provides exercise as community center gives away prizes

Photo by Timothy Ramsey BY TIMOTHY RAMSEY  THE CHRONICLE For the past seven years, the staff at the Carl H.

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Recreation center’s annual bingo game helps families in need

    Recreation center’s annual bingo game helps families in need

Photo by Timothy Ramsey BY TIMOTHY RAMSEY  THE CHRONICLE The Thanksgiving season is upon us, and it’s time for the

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Local police and firemen play for ‘Peace’

    Local police and firemen play for ‘Peace’

Photo by Timothy Ramsey BY TIMOTHY RAMSEY  THE CHRONICLE After the violent death of his brother Kermit “Bruce” Piggott in

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Back-to-school cookout at rec center attracts adults and kids

    Back-to-school cookout at rec center attracts adults and kids

In above photo: The young drum line from the Justice Marathon Funtime Adventure Camp entertains the crowd on buckets at the

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Local playwright gains two big accolades within a week

    Local playwright gains two big accolades within a week

In above photo: Ben Piggot, middle back row (with light blue T-shirt), stands beside Ronnie L. Sockwell, playwright (with black T-shirt)

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‘Honor Your Father” march and speaker center on support

    ‘Honor Your Father” march and speaker center on support

In photo above: The marchers line up to follow behind the hearse, representing the loss of valuable lives. (Submitted photo)

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