Carla Bass – City Editor
As many of you know, “Chopper Dan” (Mr. Dan Tisdale), had been on a campaign to improve city walkways following his wife Anna’s fall. She was moved from the assisted living center, then following a spiraling downward turn in her health condition, she subsequently passed away.
Before leaving for Mississippi for Ms. Anna’s funeral and also for surgery he needed for himself, he placed an orange cone at one of the locations in town that he thought was hazardous. It was at the corner of Henderson and Market where the Playhouse sits on the corner; a highlight of Jefferson’s visitors at various times of the year. He did not make an issue about it or call attention to it before he left; he just placed the cone there.
When he returned after being in Mississippi for a few weeks, he discovered a surprise…
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