Published 7:06 pm Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Hager Young, of Demopolis, turned 115 years old Tuesday. Young, who serves as an honorary police officer for the city of Demopolis, was presented with a DPD t-shirt from police chief Tommie Reese.
Demopolis Mayor Mike Grayson presented Young with a proclamation that decreed Oct. 11, 2011 as Hager Young Day in the city.
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The Guinness Book of World Records recognizes Mrs. Young as the twelfth oldest person in the United States and the oldest living citizen of the State of Alabama.