We remember, we will never forget
The Town of Tunica marked the tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on America with an expanded Patriot Day program.
Retired FBI chaplain Dr. Jimmy Latimer was the keynote speaker; the program also featured “The National Anthem” and “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” by the Tunica County Sheriff’s Department chorus.
BREAKING NEWS: SO makes strides in nine year old case
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man reportedly tied to a nine year old crime in Tunica County.
On March 7, 2002, a rape, armed robbery and burglary were reported at 1108 Sears Street in Tunica. Investigators have been working the case since then. On Tuesday , Sept. 13, Sheriff K.C Hamp announced that a suspect was slated for arrest in the case.
S.O. makes drug arrest
A joint undercover operation by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and the Special Operations Division of the Tunica County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of 27-year-old Terry Cooper of Memphis, TN and the confiscation of 4,050 pseudoephedrine pills.
The arrest occurred on August 24 in the parking lot of the outlet mall in Tunica’s resort area.
Going Green: Local family resurrecting golf course
What once was will be again.
Crews are now working at River Bend Links in Tunica Resorts to put back what the Mississippi River destroyed with high water in May of this year. The Scottish style course is set to open in early November, according to David Pate, who is overseeing the work.
Pate, who has partnered with Bobby Leatherman Jr. and Quinn Breland, said the majority of his attention lately has been focused on the greens. On Friday, Sept. 2, members of the staff of Champion Turf Farms of Bay City, Texas installed the company’s championship bermuda. The process takes several steps, Pate noted, and was being overseen by the company’s founder Morris Brown.
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