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The Tunica Times • P.O. Box 308/986 Magnolia Street, Tunica, MS 38676

Two dead in Horn Lake murder/suicide

   A man and woman with family ties to Tunica are dead, after a weekend shooting.

Gale Hall of Horn Lake was shot and killed Sunday, February 12, by her ex-husband Marvin Verner, who later turned the gun on himself.

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Revelations of official corruption, crime roil 1999

One of the most gratifying years of my professional life occurred in 1999. That year, The Tunica Times was named the best small newspaper in the state, and I was elected vice president of the Mississippi Press Association.

But for all the positives, 1999 also marked the start of a very dark period in our community, as this newspaper reported on drug trafficking and corruption in the ranks of county law enforcement.

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Investigation of supervisors’ dispute moved to AG

Investigation of a fight between elected officials that erupted during a county Board of Supervisors meeting on January 3 has been transferred to the Mississippi Attorney General’s office.

District 4 supervisor Henry Nickson, Jr. and Board president James Dunn each filed formal charges of simple assault with Town of Tunica police after the incident. TPD investigator Michael Nichols said this week that Nickson filed papers on January 3 and Dunn on January 8.

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1997: Glimpses of coming county ‘Miracle’ appear

One of the better aspects of taking a look back is noting what has changed and what hasn’t.

It’s interesting that 20 years ago and again in 2017, Tunica County’s public schools are under state conservatorship.

Today’s high school students weren’t even born in 1997 and don’t remember that the Tunica County School District started the 1996-97 year under a cloud. In February, the state stepped in, withdrawing accreditation from the system, and, a month later, assigned Dr. Ron Love as conservator for the district.

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