Tuba player with Tunica ties making impression

Columbus may have a tuba prodigy on its hands.Mark Porter, 14, a freshman at Columbus High School, has been playing the tuba for just two years but managed to snag the Best Male Musician designation and first-chair tuba role in the top band at Itawamba Community College’s 535-student band camp this summer.“It doesn’t happen hardly […]

Westbrook, Winters to wed

Latosha Renee Westbrook, daughter of the late Barbara Westbrook of Tunica and Willie Clark of Jackson, Tenn, proudly announces her engagement to Cedric Darnell Winters, son of Cedric and Shirley Winters of Tunica.Tosha is the granddaughter of the late Louise Crutchfield. {paypalaccess}Read more{/paypalaccess} She is a graduate of Rosa Fort High School and Northwest Mississippi […]

Star Struck

{paypalaccess}Read more{/paypalaccess} Celebrities Katy Perry and Russell Brand made a quick trip through Tunica last week, allowing young fans Evan Arsenault, Maggie Gannaway, Claire Schubert and Hannah Gho a photo opportunity.  The girls report that Perry introduced herself to them, shook their hands and said that she enjoyed Tunica. Bradford Cobb of Tunica is Perry’s […]