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Friday Aug 29 | WFIE-TV Evansville

Tunica students protest principal's firing

Students walked from Rosa Fort High School in Tunica to the Tunica County Schools building early Thursday morning before class.

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Related Topix: Tunica, MS

Friday Aug 29 | Delta Farm Press

Turn-row irrigation termination sessions focus on when to turn off water on soybeans

New research and field observations are showing that terminating irrigation when the soybeans are merely touching may mean at least one more irrigation is needed, says Trent Irby, Extension soybean specialist with Mississippi State University.

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Related Topix: Mississippi State University, Agriculture, Science, Leflore County, MS

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Delta Farm Press

How best to approach late-season cotton management?

"In Tunica County, based on 30 or 40 years of weather data, the last effective bloom date is about Aug. 14," said Darrin Dodds, Mississippi State University Extension cotton specialist, at the Late-Season Crops Field Day at the Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Tunica Times

Transcript released from July 18 Thompson trial

The full transcript from the July 18 Justice Court trial of county administrator Michael Thompson fills in many blanks in the account of the arrest last February and hints at a larger investigation of Thompson by the Tunica County Sheriff's Department.

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The Tunica Times

School district projects $27.6M in spending budget

The Tunica County school board is expected to adopt its Fiscal Year 2015 budget this week, after a hearing last week prompted few questions or comments from those in attendance.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Daily Kos

Rescue Me - Tunica Humane Society - Tunica, MS

I looked at all the caged animals in the shelter...the cast-offs of human society.

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Related Topix: Tunica, MS, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Tunica Times

Gaming Executive: Casino visitation plummets since '08

Mississippi Gaming Commission executive director Allen Godfrey was an unexpected addition to the Tunica County Board of Supervisors' August 4 meeting agenda, and what Godfrey had to say was not just surprising - it was shocking.

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Related Topix: Coahoma County, MS

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Tunica Times

Accident claims Tate County teen

An early morning accident Monday, July 28, on Prichard Road in Tunica County claimed the life of 18 year old Steven Cross Pegram of Arkabutla, Miss.

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Related Topix: Tate County, MS, Mississippi State University

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