Downtown business celebrates milestone
In 1997, Jennie Hibbler and her husband Rodney were driving through town when they noticed a building for sale in Downtown Tunica.
A few weeks later, the Hibblers closed on the property and, soon afterward, Jennie began seeing her dreams of owning her own business coming to fruition with the opening of her Alpha Commission Christian Bookstore.
CCC speaker encourages support for veterans
Amid stars and stripes, military uniforms, and patriotic music, a combat veteran from the First Gulf War announced, “Our veterans are in need of help today – our lack of attention is a shame.”
Delivering the Veterans Day address before hundreds at Coahoma Community College Monday, Jimmy Mathews of Lambert, who served in the 479th Ordnance company of a war he calls “unforgettable,” said, “Veterans across America have earned our utmost gratitude.”
Bottle’s contents reveal story of tragedy, love ‘s
Back in May, former Tunica resident Chris Ungren and a couple of his employees were making a routine sweep along a sandbar near Fitzgeralds Casino on the Mississippi River.
The fishing and hunting guide was using the time in his offseason to find driftwood, which he sells to taxidermists and crafts people. But in addition to driftwood, one of his employees made a startling discovery along the bar.
It was a wine bottle. And inside the bottle was something no one expected to see.
Thanks to Our Veterans
The Town of Tunica marked the 10th anniversary of the dedication of the Veterans Memorial with a November 10 program to pay tribute to veterans. All veterans in the audience were asked to stand, with each branch of the services and their local representatives recognized as their anthem was performed by Ken and Mary Sipley.
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