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Read the Dec. 19 issue of the MBJ online

In this week’s MBJ — BUSINESSPERSON OF THE YEAR: It is our inaugural Businessperson of the Year award. Find out whom we are honoring with our most prestigious award of the year. Also in this week’s paper: >> AN MBJ INVESTIGATION: A financial relationship exists between UMMC and the embattled Delta Health Alliance. — by CLAY CHANDLER >> KEMPER COUNTY ...

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2011 MBJ BUSINESSPERSON OF THE YEAR: SURVIVING THE STORM

In our inaugural Businessperson of the Year award, we are honoring the grit and guile of two Smithville small business ownerships, who stared down a community-destroying EF-5 tornado. Theirs, along with all but two businesses, were destroyed last April. But Phillip and Tiffany Lockhart of Doughbellys Pizzeria and Bobby and Melanie Edwards of Mel’s Diner have built back — bigger ...

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