Photo by Jessica Hughes
Jimmy Thompson performs one of many tasks at the family business.
Photos by Jessica Hughes
Cows were milked twice a day. “It was never long until the next milking,” Jimmy Thompson said.
Photo by Janice Wagg
From left are Jimmy Thompson, Tommy Thompson and Morris Thompson.

End of an era

“Well, that’s it,” said Morris Thompson as he turned off the lights and quietly closed the door.

Photo by Jessica Hughes
The Cotton Board, on a social media post, wrote – “Congratulations to our 2019 Cotton Board Calendar Image Contest Winner, Jessica Hughes! She captured this beautiful image of her father’s cotton this June in Byhalia. Thanks to all the contest participants; we received some truly incredible image submissions this year.”

Jessica Hughes wins photo contest

Taking photos of cotton just comes natural for Jessica Hughes.

Her father, Pat Woods, is a cotton farmer.


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