FSA’s Robinson ready to grow in county
The Tunica County Farm Service Agency has a new Chief Executive Director.
Aaron C. Robinson Sr. was appointed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in mid-December to fill the vacant position. For the last two months, he has been hard at work serving the agricultural community in Tunica County. According to the FSA’s mission statement it will be his responsibility to serve “all farmers, ranchers, and agricultural partners through the delivery of effective, efficient agricultural programs for all Americans.”
Tunica represented at state capitol
Tagert wins runoff for commission post
Mike Tagert of Starkville is the new Northern District Transportation Commissioner, after winning the Feb. 1 run-off over John Caldwell of Nesbit.
Tagert, a Republican, is currently president of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Council.
R’ville incorporation move takes next step
A group of 30-40 people who attended a Jan. 15 meeting in Robinsonville voted to pursue incorporation of a large portion of North Tunica County, according to one attendee.
Lesa Lesure said that the proposed incorporators have directed their attorney to draw up a petition to put before voters. This petition must garner signatures from two-thirds of the registered voters in the designated district.
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