Be There With Bells On
Tunica Main Street and the Tunica County Chamber of Commerce kick off the annual $1,000 holiday shopping spree with a Christmas Open House on Thursday, November 14.
Fifteen local small businesses have signed on to participate, an expansion from previous years. The event will now include businesses along Highway 61, as well as those downtown that have participated in years past.
Suspects sought in Oct. 19 robbery
The Tunica County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking information and help in identifying subject(s) involved in a robbery that occurred on Saturday, October 19, 2013 in the Tunica Resorts area.
The alleged suspects fled the scene in a silver or gray in color mini-van with primer on the front passenger side fender.
Rosa Fort High School held its annual college fair in the school’s gymnasium on Oct. 29. Students could visit with representatives from Delta State, the University of Mississippi, Mississippi Valley State, the U.S. Military and other vocational colleges during the two hour event.
Local History" Ghosts of the past aren’t so far away
First in a continuing series
William Faulkner wrote in Requiem for a Nun, “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.”
As Halloween approaches, there are some “ghosts” from Tunica County’s past that we can visit in our area cemeteries, without even getting a scare.
Here are some of their stories:
Tunica County received official recognition from the state of Mississippi in October of 1837 just a few years after the Treaty of Pontotoc ceded the last of the Chickasaw lands east of the Mississippi to the federal government.
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