Special friendship blossoms after loss of loved one
Friendship is something no one can predict. Some friendships are formed on the jungle gym in elementary school trying to see who can get to the top fastest, some are made in the classroom on the first day of college when no one knows what to expect, and some are made at the funeral home in your hardest hour.
That’s right, no one else expected it either. But for Katie Stroud, Scott Peoples, 35, of Memorial Funeral Home, was a blessing in disguise when she lost her mother in December of 2010.
Goodbye, Officer Warren
Fight leads to arrest of four locals
An argument between four females escalated and brought law enforcement to a local business Monday morning.
Shortly before 11 a.m., Tunica Police Department and the Tunica County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call at the Texaco Station on Main Street. Police chief Richard Veazey said the incident involved four women.
Witnesses said the women exchanged words outside the convenience store and then began fighting. A large knife was used in the altercation, but no serious injuries resulted. All received medical attention at the scene for minor injuries.
S.O. sting nets eight arrests
Undercover officers with the Tunica County Sheriff’s Department arrested eight women during a weekend prostitution sting operation conducted at several area casinos.
According to a sheriff’s department media release issued Tuesday, all eight women were arrested in association with the department’s undercover prostitution operation, dubbed “Operation Go Get Her.”
The operation was conducted on Friday and Saturday nights by the department’s Criminal Investigation Division and Special Operations Division.
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