Sunday, March 6, 2016

Lake Village street Confederate no more

Posted By on Sun, Mar 6, 2016 at 7:12 AM

click to enlarge A NEW NAME: At street renaming ceremony.
  • A NEW NAME: At street renaming ceremony.
Demetria Edwards, a Lake Village lawyer, sends photos of the formal renaming Saturday of what had been Confederate Street in Lake Village for the late Sgt. Thomas Armour Jr., a Lake Village Vietnam veteran.

Edwards, who is also a pastor, led the drive to rename Confederate Street, whose residents all happened to be black.
click to enlarge NAMESAKE: Gerard Armour with photo of his father, who now has a Lake Village street named for him.
  • NAMESAKE: Gerard Armour with photo of his father, who now has a Lake Village street named for him.



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