CHICKASAW COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Inmates at the Chickasaw County Regional Correctional Facility will receive a special Christmas present this year thanks to a local resident and members of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
Thursday night, a few volunteers came together for the Prison Christmas Sack Packing event at Mary Atkinson McKinney's apartment in Tupelo.
In a matter of four hours, the group assembled 75 gift bags in preparation to have them delivered on Sunday.
Each paper sack contains personal hygiene products, candy and socks.