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

McGarrh ok’d for judgeship

When Tunica’s Municipal Court convenes in October, a new face will occupy the judge’s seat.
At their regular meeting on Tuesday, September 4, the town board approved the appointment of DeSoto County attorney James R. McGarrh, Jr. as the city’s judge, replacing longtime judge Bard Selden, who will step into the position of Judge Emeritus and will substitute in McGarrh’s absence.

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Getting the blues

Blues artist Blind Mississippi Morris plays for the opening of “A Cast of Blues,” a new art exhibit at the Tunica Museum, showing now through Dec. 7.

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New program aims to put locals to work

With its first class of Manufacturing Skills Basic Certification candidates about to complete their final week of training, the Tunica County Chamber of Commerce is looking to field future classes of candidates for the five week manufacturing skills training program.
According to Chamber President and CEO Lyn Arnold, a second class for the manufacturing basic skills program is set to begin in the coming weeks.

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Blues legends come to life in exhibit

The Tunica Museum hosts the opening of a new exhibit, “A Cast of Blues,” by Sharon McConnell-Dickerson on Friday, September 7, from 5 to 8 p.m.
McConnell-Dickerson is a sculptor, lecturer, speaker and columnist. Her work is featured in numerous exhibitions and included in the art collections of museums, universities and private individuals. Her life-cast work is in the same tradition and methods of master life caster George Segal, and she is best known for her life-masks of legendary blues musicians.

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