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Hughes wins top honor
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Marva Hughes was named Southern Standard’s 2011 Woman of Achievement at a banquet taking place Tuesday night at Falcon Rest.The banquet recognized 19 outstanding women who have played a major role in pointing our community in a positive direction. Of that prestigious group, Hughes was selected as the overall winner.Her volunteer work as a Master Gardener, especially her long hours doing landscaping at the Warren County Fairgrounds, is one of the things that set her apart. Hughes estimates she has spent around 350 volunteer hours at the fairgrounds just this year.To read about Hughes and the accomplishments of all 19 women, don’t miss the special Women of Achievement section inside today’s edition.