Forrest County Youth Court judge honored by Exchange Club

Forrest County Youth Court Judge Michael McPhail was honored Thursday by the Hattiesburg Exchange Club.  He received the organization's Blue Ribbon Award at a luncheon at the Neal House.

McPhail, 59, has been on the youth court bench for 27 years.  Exchange Club members say McPhail is being recognized for his work to protect children.

The award is being presented in conjunction with National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

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