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Idle time and hungry bellies can lead good kids to do bad things. That’s why the Rev. Hezekiah Benton of Bethlehem Baptist Church and church member Hazel Bostick got their church involved in starting a youth feeding and enrichment program two decades ago. Ms. Bostick has since passed away, but the program continues to serve kids in need.

On Sunday, the program was honored as the recipient of the MLK Trailblazer Award. The award is bestowed each year to a person or group that makes a difference in the lives of citizens of Newton County.

It’s a high honor, and well deserved. Thanks much to the Rev. Benton and to his congregants for all they do to keep this ministry going.