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Puckett Machinery founder to receive Hall of Fame award

Jackson businessman and philanthropist Ben Puckett will receive the second-annual Rube Award at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum’s induction banquet Aug. 2. The Rube Award, named for long-time Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum executive director Michael Rubenstein, is awarded to the person whose love and passion for — and contributions to — Mississippi sports have ...

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Puckett Machinery leaving Jackson for Flowood

JACKSON — Puckett Machinery, a heavy equipment dealer that has been located in south Jackson since 1941, is relocating its headquarters and 200 employees to Flowood, a suburb east of the city. Richard Puckett, Puckett Machinery’s chairman/CEO says that Flowood’s low crime rate and “business-friendly” environment prompted the decision. The Caterpillar heavy equipment/rental services/engine dealer will build a $20 million ...

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Living in the ‘Puckett Culture’

    Core values have led business to be ultra successful over the years When he speaks of the “Puckett Culture,” there is a serious glint in the eyes of Richard Puckett, president of Puckett Machinery, one of the state’s oldest and largest heavy equipment companies. Puckett should know. After all, his father, Ben, had served the company, then known ...

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