Local History: Emma Williams: A Woman of Strength
“She cleared her land with horses herself and farmed that land after her husband died,” said Annie Ruth Allison when she recommended that The Tunica Times write a feature story about Emma Williams of Tunica County.
“To me she is one of the most outstanding people in Tunica County. For a woman to make it, that says a lot. She told me one day about clearing her land and what she did to survive.”
A RESOLUTION COMMEMORATING THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICE OF MRS. ODESSA SIMPKINS GRANT
BOARD OF EDUCATION
A RESOLUTION COMMEMORATING
THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICE
OF MRS. ODESSA SIMPKINS GRANT
A resolution recognizing Mrs. Odessa Simpkins Grant for being a prominent and highly influential figure in the Tunica County Public Schools, in the community, and in the lives of many Tunica County residents:
WHEREAS, Mrs. Odessa Simpkins Grant, served as an “Outstanding Teacher” for 25 years in the Tunica County School District, in Tunica, Mississippi;
TA Country Fair is Sun., Nov. 24
What do you get when you pair fun and delicious food? An event that no one will want to miss.
The Tunica Academy Country Fair and Tasty Treats is set for Nov. 24 on the school’s campus. Events kick off at noon and last until 5 p.m.
Memphis BBQ will serve lunch from noon to 1:30 in the TA Cafe. Plates will be $7. Diners may eat in or get plates to go.
Early a.m. robber hits local cafe’
An early break-in at Tunica’s famous Blue & White Restaurant caused more extensive physical damage than the loss of any goods or cash, says owner Steven Barbieri.
Security cameras captured a single individual entering the building at 12:56 a.m. on Sunday, November 10, after he broke through double glass doors on the south side of the iconic blue and white building at the intersection of Highway 61 and River Road in Tunica.
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