The new playground at Nancy Lane Park in Atoka officially opened on Saturday, May 10.
By the time newspaper ink hits this page, my daughter will be a high school graduate. And while I am sure there is some way a person could find to encapsulate this feeling … it escapes me, meaning the person who could do such a thing is far more gifted with words than I could hope to be.
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Tipton's auxiliary volunteers held their annual awards banquet April 29 at Bald Butcher in Covington. The volunteers received their yearly hour pins and installed the 2014-15 officers. Pictured from left are Roxann Jones, volunteer coordinator; Tobie Smith, secretary; Betty Liles, treasurer; Emma Griffith, president; and Lyn Melton, vice president. Also pictured is Samuel Lynd, BMH-Tipton administrator. Those interested in volunteering can call 476-2621. Courtesy photo
TRA baseball runs out of gas in state title game. Lady Rebels win a again and will play for title Friday morning.
Brighton tennis duo turns head en route to state tournament appearance.
Mayor Dwayne Cole recently congratulated the girls of Troop 13800 for raising $368 for LeBonheur Children's Hospital by selling Girl Scout cookies. Also pictured is Girl Scout leader Latanya Bivins. Courtesy photo
Retired Leader salesman Jack Harris Sr. died last week after suffering a heart attack. He will be remembered as one of the most well-known employees of the paper's golden era.
Memorial Day is a day of remembrance, the day we honor our service men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice while serving their country. Tipton County’s sons have never shied away from conflict. They have answered the call and fought in every battle their country has asked them to. Vietnam was no different.