Local history: Remembering those who served
Part 2 of a continuing series
Tunica’s sons and daughters have served honorably in the armed forces through various conflicts. This week with Veterans Day coming up, we especially remember Tunica’s most recent casualty of war, William Brandon Dawson, and three airmen from the past, all of whom died fighting for their country.
Be There With Bells On
Tunica Main Street and the Tunica County Chamber of Commerce kick off the annual $1,000 holiday shopping spree with a Christmas Open House on Thursday, November 14.
Fifteen local small businesses have signed on to participate, an expansion from previous years. The event will now include businesses along Highway 61, as well as those downtown that have participated in years past.
Suspects sought in Oct. 19 robbery
The Tunica County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking information and help in identifying subject(s) involved in a robbery that occurred on Saturday, October 19, 2013 in the Tunica Resorts area.
The alleged suspects fled the scene in a silver or gray in color mini-van with primer on the front passenger side fender.
Rosa Fort High School held its annual college fair in the school’s gymnasium on Oct. 29. Students could visit with representatives from Delta State, the University of Mississippi, Mississippi Valley State, the U.S. Military and other vocational colleges during the two hour event.
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