PHOTOS: In time of need, Murphy’s food distribution is popular

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Rep. Jim Murphy, R-Oakville, held his latest event Jan. 29 at Buerkle Middle School. On Jan. 15, he handed out food with, from left, his granddaughter Lily Murphy, 7, and her father, former Mehlville Board of Education member Jamey Murphy.

Food banks have reported record need during the COVID-19 pandemic and food distributions by Rep. Jim Murphy, R-Oakville, at Mehlville High School and Buerkle Middle School have proven popular.