Friday Dec 6
Today's forecast: Cold and rainy, but no frozen stuff
It may be cold and rainy in central Mississippi, but temperatures won't stay low enough long enough for the area to get the icy accumulation making headlines for neighboring states to the west.
Ice accumulation expected in north Miss.
JACKSON -- A cold front is expected to bring freezing rain to north Mississippi late Thursday and into Friday with accumulations of one quarter of an inch or more in places.
Two longtime employees ousted by Tunica County board
There was a government shake-up in Tunica County, Miss., Monday night after the county's board decided to terminate the services of two longtime employees.
Budget cut could hurt Tunica County
Every time money is spent at a casino, the town of Tunica gets some of the profit from Tunica County.
The Tunica Times
Local History: Emma Williams: A Woman of Strength
"She cleared her land with horses herself and farmed that land after her husband died," said Annie Ruth Allison when she recommended that The Tunica Times write a feature story about Emma Williams of Tunica County.
The Tunica Times
a Resolution Commemorating the Life and Public Service of MRS. Odessa Simpkins Grant
A resolution recognizing Mrs. Odessa Simpkins Grant for being a prominent and highly influential figure in the Tunica County Public Schools, in the community, and in the lives of many Tunica County residents: WHEREAS, Mrs. Odessa Simpkins Grant, served as an "Outstanding Teacher" for 25 years in the Tunica County School District, in Tunica, ... (more)
Tunica aggressively recruiting to combat unemployment
Once known as the poorest county in the poorest state in the nation, Tunica, with its nine casinos, now stands 30 years later as the third largest gaming region in the U.S. behind Las Vegas and Atlantic City.