Board takes on relief, housing, hires
During a three hour meeting on Oct. 1, supervisors covered citizen issues, changes to the housing department, the Robinsonville multi-purpose center and received reports from various department heads. They recessed until 5 p.m. on Oct. 15.
Citizen Robert Whalen made a plea to the board for help with flooding on Verner Road, where he owns a home.
Restaurant celebrates milestone
Since its opening in 1937, Tunica’s iconic eatery, the Blue and White, has been a stopping point for tens of thousands of patrons.
From Delta travelers passing to and from Memphis and duck hunters taking a break for a hot meal after a morning in the blind to world-famous celebrities, the Blue and White has served more meals than the populations of some small countries.
Now, in its 75th year of operation, the renowned restaurant is celebrating its birthday, compliments of a Tunica County Chamber of Commerce-sponsored shindig.
Local event yields $1200 for Alzheimer’s research
On Saturday Sept 22, Neketta Dean organized the first 5K run/walk with all proceeds going to the MS Alzheimer’s Association.
Stan McCarver, a 62 year old man who was diagnosed with the disease a year ago, gave his testimony of how he struggles to fight the disease every day. After the opening prayer, Stan sang, “You are the wind beneath my wings,” dedicating it to all those who work to fight this dreaded disease for which there currently is no cure.
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