Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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The Tunica Times • P.O. Box 308/986 Magnolia Street, Tunica, MS 38676

County fills vacancy at Justice Court, secures audit services

Less than a week after learning that Justice Court Clerk Jennifer Williams is retiring and voting to post the position on September 5, county supervisors agreed Monday to offer the job to Tomeka Henderson Cotton.

District 5 supervisor Billy Pegram offered a motion to hire Cotton and to also contract with Shirley Beshears to assist Cotton in the transition. County administrator Adrian McKay had just recommended Beshears, saying, “We’re losing a lot of experience in that position, and we need some support for the new hire.”

“What about Jennifer Williams?” District 3 supervisor Phillis Williams asked.

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Dealing with the Data Breach

Dealing with the Data Breach

Tips from the Tunica Co. Sheriff’s Department

Equifax (EFX) is one of three nationwide credit-reporting agencies that track and rate the financial history of consumers. The company gets its data from credit card companies, banks, retailers and lenders – sometimes without you knowing.

The data breach is among the worst ever because of the amount of people affected and the sensitive type of information exposed.

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Tunica for Texas

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Miller left his mark

Bolivar, Tennessee and Tunica County, Mississippi may be 90 miles apart, but they are forever connected through the life of one man.

Austin Miller may be a name that many locals don’t recognize, although his first name lives on in an area still part of Tunica County today, according to Sterling Owen. Owen has been researching and sharing information on Miller as part of the Tuesday morning group that meets weekly at the Tunica Museum.

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