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The Tunica Times • P.O. Box 308/986 Magnolia Street, Tunica, MS 38676

CTE Month Proclamation

WHEREAS:  February 1-28, 2013, has been designated Career and Technical Education Month by the Association for Career and Technical Education; and

WHEREAS:  profound economic and technological changes in our society are rapidly reflected in the structure and nature of work, thereby placing new and additional responsibilities on our educational system; and

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Sheriff weighs in on gun control

In mid January, President Barack Obama issued over 20 executive orders related to gun control on the federal level. On Thursday, Jan. 24, Sheriff K.C. Hamp, the chief law enforcement officer for Tunica County, discussed the new protocol and its implications on citizens in this community.
“I support the U.S. Constitution and the Second Amendment giving citizens the right to bear arms,” Hamp said. “I echo the ban of law enforcement around the nation of keeping high power assault weapons out of the hands of gangs, terrorists and the mentally challenged.”
Hamp said an assault weapon, also commonly known as a machine gun, belongs in the hands of law enforcement officers and the military. Weapons that have the capacity to fire many rounds and “hurt a lot of people” should not fall into the hands of just anyone, he said.

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Resolution honoring Wayne Bailey


WHEREAS, Wayne Bailey served Tunica County in numerous public and private capacities for his entire life including serving as Supervisor for District Five of the Tunica County Board of Supervisors and other various capacities; and

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Storm's Aftermath

Town workers remove a tree on city property along Shady Lane Wednesday morning.

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