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  • Demo Derby brings top dogs to town

    Citizens of Tunica County heard a rumbling sound last Saturday night as Lynn and Charlotte Henson and Top Dog Series Productions welcomed drivers from across the country to Battle Arena for their annual Southern Nationals Demolition Derby. This year’s e...
  • Blue Devils to become a Tiger

    Jodeci Harvey, son of Yulander Partee, has received an invitation and scholarship to participate in tennis at Coahoma Community College next year. Harvey is a graduating senior at Tunica Academy and a member of the Blue Devils’ tennis team led by Campbe...
  • Rangers’ playoff run ends in Hattiesburg

    The Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers ran into one of the state’s hottest teams in the opening round of the MACJC playoffs.Northwest was swept by the Jones County Bobcats in a best-of-three series May 7 and 8 at William Carey College in Ha...
  • MSU lineman up for award

    Mississippi State senior defensive lineman Pernell McPhee was named to the initial watch list for the Rotary Lombardi Award, given annually to the nation’s top interior lineman.McPhee, who started all 12 games in his first year as a Bulldog, led the tea...
  • AirTran lands in Tunica

    Just as the final remarks were being offered, the first AirTran Boeing 717 from Atlanta touched down on the runway at the Tunica Airport to a round of cheers and applause. On May 6, Tunica officially welcomed the commercial carrier and its passengers with...
  • Remembering Trenda

    {paypalaccess}Read more{/paypalaccess}Friends and family members gathered at the home of Beverly Clark to honor and remember her daughter, Trenda Watts, on Friday, May 7. Sheriff K.C. Hamp and several of Watts’ co workers placed a flag at Clark’s home...
  • Heroes emerge in tragic accident

    “I want to thank everyone a million times over!” said Bethanne Acey in response to the outpouring of generosity and prayers by the citizens of Tunica County after her daughter Madysen was electrocuted in an accident in late April. Acey has spent the l...
  • Variety spices up benefit auction

    From catered dinners and golf lessons to farm chemicals and seed, Tunica businesses and individuals have donated generously to the auction portion of Saturday’s benefit for Madysen Acey.Starting at 3:30 p.m. on May 15 at The Catfish Warehouse in Tunica,...
  • Board takes on residents’ concerns

    The Mayor and Board of Aldermen got off to a trashy start in the month of May.At their meeting on May 4, Mayor Chuck Cariker said there were some issues with garbage being generated by several local businesses.“The businesses on the highway, we furnish ...
  • Applauding the ACT Club

    {paypalaccess}Read more{/paypalaccess}Rosa Fort Principal Stan Collins and Student Counselor Mrs. Howell were proud to announce that 11 local students scored 20 or higher on their recent ACT testing. Shown here are (front, l to r): Jessica Dace (20), Shan...
  • Goodluck, Mr. Thomas

    {paypalaccess}Read more{/paypalaccess}Robinsonville Elementary principal Wilner Bolden stopped by The Times office with a “Thank You and Good Luck” card that RES students made for reporter Peter Thomas. Bolden praised Thomas for all he has done to hel...
  • Workshop planned

    Northwest Mississippi Community College is offering an ACT Preparation Workshop on Monday, May 24, and Tuesday, May 25, from 6-9 p.m. Deadline to register is May 21 by noon.{paypalaccess}Read more{/paypalaccess}For more information contact Patricia Lowder...
  • Cookin with The Columns: A good summertime casserole

    Meg and her neighbor/friend, Lisa Konupka, are experimenting with lots of new recipes.  This is a squash recipe by Paula Deen that Lisa tried this week that Meg said was so good, they made it again the next night with zucchcini.  That’s true w...
  • Hooray for Secretary's Day

    {paypalaccess}Read more{/paypalaccess}Pat Earnheart modeled some of the latest spring trends available at 1251 Place as part of the Annual Secretary Day’s luncheon at The Columns of Tunica on March 24. ...
  • State EMA completes set-up of radio alert system

    The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Director Mike Womack recently announced that MEMA has completed the expansion of their statewide ALERT FM implementation. ALERT FM is an FM radio- based emergency notification system which allows MEMA to send ta...
  • Writing organization accepts local group

    The Mississippi Writers Guild has recently accepted a Tunica chapter into its fold. This move was spearheaded by Dr. Rachell Anderson, who has been facilitating Writers’ Workshops at the Public Library and Tunica Museum since last year, and Jennifer Nol...
  • Minister's Corner : This good earth

    This Good EarthGenesis 1Azaleas!  How did God ever think of azaleas?  Or lilies, or roses, or—but I’m really taken with azaleas.  It’s azalea season and they’re in full bloom.  The whites cover the bushes with snow.  The r...
  • Snake Doctors Rock

    {paypalaccess}Read more{/paypalaccess}Gary Wagoner’s harmonica was wailing hot Friday night, as he and the rest of the Memphis Snake Doctors opened the 2010 season of Alive After Five concerts. Tunica Main Street sponsored the event, which was moved fro...
  • Help sought for Yazoo producers

    Mississippi Farm Bureau® Federation has established a 501(c) foundation for the purpose of assisting to restore ag producers who were disaster victims during the Katrina years.  Now, it is seeking support for farmers hit by the tornado in Yazoo City...
  • Local soldier completes basic training

    Air Force Airman Quenterous A. Harris graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core val...

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