Beat the heat with ice cream

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

My granddaddy, Charlie Sexton, told me that he preferred store-bought ice cream and bakery-made cakes over homemade.  His reasoning was simple.  When he was a child, growing up in rural DeSoto County, his family couldn’t afford store-bought ice cream and cake.  So, his mother made everything they ate from scratch.

 
 
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Obituaries

Arie Lee Jordan, 82, of Carrollton, died Aug. 20, 2018, at her home in Carrollton.