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  • The Bolton News

Utica Institute Museum to officially open

U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Mississippi) will be on hand today for the official opening of the Utica Institute Museum at Hinds Community College’s Utica Campus.

A Bolton native, Congressman Thompson is a 1965 graduate of Hinds Agricultural High School, which was on the Utica Campus until it closed in 2014.

The Utica Institute Museum grand opening and ribbon-cutting is at 2 p.m. Thursday. Because of expected rain, the program will be held in the Walter Washington Amphitheater with the ribbon-cutting, tour and reception across the street at the museum.

Members of the media are invited to the opening event. Please rsvp to Vergie Morgan at or Cathy Hayden at

Media parking is being provided on Union Drive. Campus Police will direct you.


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