Artist brings out the spirit of Olive Branch with wooden caricatures

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: July 04, 2022 4:00 AM CT

Ed Crumpler uses his talent as an artist to maintain the character of Olive Branch by designing caricatures of the suburb’s residents.


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Toni Lepeska

Toni Lepeska

Toni Lepeska is a freelance reporter for The Daily Memphian. The 34-year veteran of newspaper journalism is an award-winning essayist and covers a diversity of topics, always seeking to reveal the human story behind the news. Toni, who grew up in Cayce, Mississippi, is a graduate of the University of Mississippi. To learn more, visit

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