Bowens crowned homecoming queen

By CLAY MCFERRIN,

Aaliyah Bowens (left) is pictured moments after being crowned 2019 homecoming queen at Charleston High School’s Tiger Stadium. Also pictured (from left) are Bowens’ escort, her father, Richard Bowens; 2018 homecoming queen Mea Tribble; and school principal Mark Beechem.  Aaliyah is the daughter of Judy Truly and Richard Bowens. Homecoming festivities were conducted prior to Friday night’s varsity football game, which saw Charleston lose to Corinth, 34-12.  (Photo by Clay McFerrin)