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Recorder retires

Monday, January 3, 2011

Ann Evans Copeland retired as New Madrid County recorder on Friday. Copeland had worked in the office since 1970.
(Photo by Jill Bock, Staff)
New Madrid County recorder had been on the job since 1970


NEW MADRID -- In May 1970, Ann Evans Copeland walked in to the New Madrid County Recorder's office. That day newly appointed Recorder Doris Hampton hired the New Madrid native as her deputy.

It would be the beginning of a career that would see Copeland work with three more county recorders and eventually move into the job herself.

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