Search on for missing TN man
Multiple agencies are assisting in search efforts for an 82 year old man who disappeared on his way to the casinos in North Tunica County.
George W. Nicholson was last seen on June 29, 2011 in Arlington, Tenn. before he departed for Horseshoe Casino in Tunica. His vehicle, discovered near Hardin Point in the Tunica Cut-off area, has been sent to the Mississippi Crime Laboratory in Batesville, Miss., according to the Tunica County Sheriff’s Department.
Tuesday’s primary races drawing interest
Next Tuesday’s Democratic primary election will decide a number of county offices, including Sheriff, Chancery Clerk, Circuit Clerk, Tax Assessor/Collector, both Justice Court posts, and District 1 Supervisor, but will leave other races up in the air until the November general election.
New musician mini, but mighty
His dreams may be bigger than his body right now, but one local isn’t letting that stop him.
Eight year old Kendarius Laird of Tunica is starting a promising career in music with his rap single “Yeen Heard Bout Me.” Under the stage name “Lil Sipp Shawty”, Laird raps about what he knows including making money for ice cream, being out of school for the summer and staying out of trouble.
County paves way for GTA
Following a lengthy executive session on July 15, Board of Supervisors attorney Andy Dulaney said Tunica County would play a role in the funding for GreenTech Automotive.
The company, whose headquarters are located in Tunica, plans to make and distribute hybrid and electric cars. They will build the first products at a facility in DeSoto County, with plans to relocate to Tunica County in 2012.
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