Red, White and Blue Fun
The annual Independence Day parade included bike riders, walkers, golf carts and lots of enthusiasm, despite temperatures over 100.
Allen family pulls together to accomplish amazing things
When her daughter Janice was just four months old, Patricia Allen received some unexpected news that would change her life forever.
“I got a letter from the hospital saying she had failed her hearing test,” recalled Allen.
“It was something that was pretty hard – looking at this baby for four months, thinking everything was OK, only to find out she was deaf. I just didn’t know what to do.”
Melton earns Eagle
Joseph Melton, son of Campbell and Richard Melton of Tunica, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout in ceremonies Sunday, July 8, at the Tunica United Methodist Church.
Rotary Club’s guest speakers bring information, fun
On a recent Thursday, when a regular program for Tunica Rotary’s weekly meeting had not materialized, this writer recorded members reminiscing about all facets of the local club experience, from heritage to traditions, from projects to programs.
Of some 4,000 over the course of the club’s 83-year history, two programs still stand out in members’ minds: cited as the “worst program ever” was a slide show of dental problems and procedures presented by the late Dr. Tom Turpin; and the best, a demonstration of exercise techniques by a young and presumably nubile – and somewhat scantily dressed – young woman.
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