Tunica civic club still vital in life of community
Can a Tunica civic club that’s been around 83 years still be relevant today?
Since purchasing its own building in 2005 and undertaking a large, much-needed renovation there, the Tunica Rotary Club has indeed been on the move.
From starting an annual golf tournament as a fundraiser, to recruiting new members, and to bringing a variety of interesting speakers to its Thursday lunch meetings, the club has seen a recent resurgence.
This year’s Fair offered a full day of fun at the Battle Arena on Saturday, June 9. Kids lined up for face painting and time on the bouncy slide as well as a look at the various equipment used by the road department.
Chase ends happily
“The sound of a woman’s voice crying, ‘Help me! Help me!” woke me up at six o’clock yesterday morning,” Carolyn Roberts said last Friday, “so I called the police.
“I thought somebody was being attacked.”
Town patrolman Melvin Carter responded to Roberts’ call, and thus began what turned into a three-day “wild bird chase.”
Family support, hard work drive Jones’ success
They say necessity is the mother of invention.
During his senior season on the football field at Rosa Fort High School, Mardis Jones proved this to be true. The Mighty Lion needed a highlight tape to show college football officials what he was capable of as an athlete. After unsuccessfully searching the area for a production company, he knew what the next play would be.
Mardis Jones Films was born.
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