Local page escorts, pages spotlighted

The Southern Debutante Assembly honored the pages and page escorts participating in the Presentation and White and Gold Ball with a holiday party after the rehearsal on Dec. 28. Given by four pages and 10 page escorts, the party was held at the American Legion Hut on East Claiborne Street in Greenwood. {paypalaccess}Read more{/paypalaccess} Hosting […]

Minister’s Moment: Fifteen, Sixteen—Jump! Luke 5:11

Fifteen, Sixteen—Jump!Luke 5:11 My wife tells a story about her then two-year-old son.  He had learned to count to sixteen.  They were walking down a flight of stairs, he holding her hand, and like kids everywhere, he was using his newfound knowledge by counting the steps.  There were more stairs, however, than numbers in his […]

Honey Winters

Mrs. Willie Glenn “Honey” Winters (Gale, Hall, Whalum) was born on September 22, 1930, in Tunica County, Miss. to proud parents, the late Willie and Sarah Ann Brown. On Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, in the comfort of her home and surrounded by her family, her triumphant life ended.She was educated in the Tunica County School […]

James Rogers

Services for James Rogers, 96, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 5 at Scott Chapel M.B. Church with Rev. Ben Pratt officiating. Visitation will be held at Woolf Funeral Home Chapel from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, February 4. {paypalaccess}Read more{/paypalaccess}Mr. Rogers died Jan. 27, 2011 at Baptist DeSoto Hospital. […]

Be Prepared

{paypalaccess}Read more{/paypalaccess} Zack Doyle and Jarmayne Wheeler learn how to use a barrier device for CPR at first aid training last Saturday at the Tunica Museum. The Pack 16 Cub Scouts also assembled portable first aid kits, under the direction of Troop 16 Scoutmaster Dick Taylor.

Tagert wins runoff for commission post

Mike Tagert of Starkville is the new Northern District Transportation Commissioner, after winning the Feb. 1 run-off over John Caldwell of Nesbit.Tagert, a Republican, is currently president of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Council. {paypalaccess}Read more{/paypalaccess}Caldwell carried Tunica County, 121-36, in a very light turn-out. The district-wide count was not available at press time on Wednesday.Caldwell […]