Willows reopens with bang
Tucked away in a dense pocket of vegetation across the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta levee, two mechanized traps sit fully loaded, waiting for the operator to launch a seemingly endless cache of clay disks into the sky.
“Pull,” commands a shooter, looking down the barrel of a Beretta 12-guage as a bright orange clay pigeon arches high in the air from behind the limb of a wild pecan. Reaching its apex, the clay shatters into dozens of pieces as a rattling “boom” pierces the air.
Main Street welcomes resale store shooting
Shoppers can now find a treasure trove of bargains on everything from wall art and clothing to antiques at Tunica’s newest downtown business.
According to Dee Little, co-owner of Cliff & Dee’s Resale Shop, shoppers can expect savings of up to 75 percent off retail on a number of items sold both on consignment and a traditional retail basis.
A Mighty Wind
A strong burst of wind lifted and crumpled the canopy at Tunica Travel Center (Hajjeh’s) on Hwy. 61 during a thunderstorm just after noon last Saturday.
Gas leak under review
It should have been Friday the 13th instead of an ordinary Wednesday last week, when everything that could go wrong, seemingly did.
Within a 24-hour period that began at noon on July 18, Tunica’s volunteer firefighters evacuated at least one business in town during a gas leak scare, helped the North Tunica department douse a fire that erupted at the landfill, and answered a tricky medical call at a local casino.
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