LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - A longtime minister has been recognized for his devotion to his community by the Laurel Junior Auxiliary. Dr. Ken Regan, pastor of Heritage Heights Baptist Church has been named Humanitarian of the Year.
He received the award Friday night during the organization's 81st annual Charity Gala at the Laurel Country Club.
Regan has been pastor at Heritage Heights for 19 years and has also been an active community volunteer, working with the Center for Pregnancy Choices.
He's also promoted the Jones County Relay for Life and the Jones County Night Out Against Crime.