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Mullis wins songwriting contest

Published: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 12:00 p.m. CST
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Gary Mullis of DeKalb won a songwriting contest sponsored by Northwest Alabama Music Publishing. Three of Mullis' songs placed in the contest, including "Hoe Down," which was recorded by Jack Thomas. His prizes include a platinum record, a keyboard and photograph both autographed by Jerry Lee Lewis, a trophy and studio time to record his songs onto CDs.

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