Tunica mother charged in death of infant
“She was one of my closest friends and I never imagined her life going in this direction,” a friend said of the series of incidents leaving a Tunica County woman facing first and second degree murder charges in the death of her child.
On Dec. 3, Angie Davis Murphree, 30, was taken into custody in Memphis to face accusations that she administered methadone to her daughter, which led to her death. Eleven month old Madison Murphree died at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital on Nov. 3, 2010.
District changes possible
With redistricting likely following 2010 census results, the Board of Supervisors set a preliminary hearing to discuss details with the public. It will be held Jan. 6 at 6 p.m. in the courtroom at the Tunica County Courthouse.
Board attorney Andy Dulaney said similar hearings are being planned in surrounding areas, such as DeSoto County. He said they will likely host several hearings to accommodate a large population but suggested Tunica County host one.
We need a little Christmas
Choir blends for contata
The community Christmas cantata, “O Holy Night,” will have two performances this year.
The first will be held at First Baptist Church on Sunday, December 12 at 7 p.m., and refreshments will be served afterwards in the Fellowship Hall.
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