Group urges citizens to get resumes in
In the interest of promoting “economic/job opportunities,” the Concerned Citizens for a Better Tunica County hosted a workshop on Dec. 26. The session focused on upcoming appointments by the Board of Supervisors.
According to facilitator Marilyn Young, the group became aware of several job opportunities on Thursday, Dec. 22.
“We are just trying to put the word out,” Young said.
Boil Water Alert Issued
The Mississippi State Department of Health has received a boil water alert from KWP Utility Company  in Robinsonville, Miss.
The company has notified 733 customers who receive their drinking water from their water supply located in Tunica County. Water system officials notified the Mississippi State Department of Health of a problem with the chlorinator.
S.O. seeks info
Investigators are seeking the community’s help in solving a theft at a local business.
On Dec. 18, a service truck was reported stolen from Parker Tractor and Implement Company along U.S. 61 North.
Gentry leaves on high note
The Tunica County Board of Education and district administrators honored retiring Superintendent of Education Jerry Gentry, Sr. last Wednesday, December 14, at the last meeting of his tenure.
School board members recognized Mr. Gentry with a resolution to spread on the minutes and a plaque presented in the meeting’s final moments.
Prior to the presentation, various retired and active administrators who have served with Mr. Gentry during his 46 years in Tunica County schools came to the podium to offer comments.
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