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The Tunica Times • P.O. Box 308/986 Magnolia Street, Tunica, MS 38676

Dig at Beaver Dam may reveal ancient secrets

For several years, John Conaway, field archaeologist for the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, has been trying to resolve some unanswered questions about the Indians that lived near Beaver Dam.
Remote sensing was used to take electronic computer images of the area around two years ago. The images revealed features under the top layer of soil that appear to be houses, pits, and a large circle about twenty meters in diameter.

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School’s special gallery combines history, art


An array of colors and perspectives stretches from corner to corner in a classroom at a local school. Excited voices direct the view to one of hundreds of masterpieces now featured in Robinsonville Elementary’s very own art gallery.
RES principal Wilner Bolden said that the gallery began as a way to commemorate Black History Month. It soon became an opportunity to learn about different artists and give the participants a chance to showcase their creativity.

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Proclamation In Honor of School Board Week


WHEREAS, children are the heart of Mississippi’s future and the public schools a major player in their development as productive citizens and savvy leaders; and,

WHEREAS, Mississippi’s public schools are challenged to prepare all children to compete effectively in a global, ever evolving digital society; and,


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Lifesaving measures revive local


It was just a regular night at the G.W. Henderson Center. All around, people were breaking a sweat on the treadmills, weights, elipticals and track. Suddenly, a commotion arose as a patron collapsed.
On Jan. 25, North Tunica firefighter Will Townsend said a Rec Center staff member called his name as he was working out. He rushed to a small huddle of people, to find a man unresponsive.

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