Rosa Fort royalty headlines parade, game
Preacher’s path leads back to Commerce Boulevard
Pastor Evelyn Windum-Hubbard, lovingly called Preacher Hubbard by her congregation and the community, is an advocate for improving the lives of children, young adults, and seniors.
The first female pastor in Tunica County, she took her place behind the pulpit of Commerce Christian Church in 2000. Hubbard grew up in the house that was once next door. One of Hubbard’s earliest memories is of the 1955 tornado destroying the original church. A new building was resurrected shortly thereafter.
County agrees to help THS
The Tunica Humane Society will soon see an increase in county funding, following a vote by officials on Oct. 3.
Supervisors agreed to up the county’s contribution to the organization from $30,000 to $50,000 per year. THS, a 501c3 nonprofit, has been dependent on grant funding and private donations for operations since its founding in 2008.
Cotton Pickin' Time
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