DH MLK banquet set for January 21

By LAKEADRA COFFEY,

Duck Hill’s annual Dr. Martin L. King Jr. banquet will be held on Monday, Jan. 21 at Duck Hill Baptist Church. This year’s speaker is Glen Hobbs.

Hobbs is a native of Montgomery County and graduated from the Montgomery County Vocational High School. He’s also a graduate of Mississippi Valley State University. Hobbs is an author and spent most of his life split between teaching and writing.

Most recently, Hobbs was influential in pushing for the recognition of his cousin Calvin “Cal” Hobbs, a member of the Tuskegee Airmen and a native of Winona. Cal Hobbs and his family were honored during the 2018 Legislative Session.

Obituaries

Willie B. Carter, 84, passed away at her residence in Pearl on July 3, 2019.