WHEREAS, Oscar Price Jr. was selected on January 1, 1987 and served as a member of the Tunica County School District Board of Trustees; and,
WHEREAS, Oscar Price Jr. made a commitment to education which also included governing by setting education policies in the Tunica County School District for seventeen (17) years; and,
WHEREAS, As President of the Tunica County School Board, Oscar Price Jr. governed public education policy and witnessed severe education budget cuts, state and federal mandates, statewide accountability standards and other challenges; and,
Supervisors debate loan for softball complex, fire station
A decision to borrow $4 million was delayed by the Board of Supervisors following a discussion at their Oct. 7 meeting. Officials will not meet again until Oct. 17 at 5 p.m.
Sam Keyes of Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens and Cannada PLLC, presented four resolutions for supervisors to consider. Two resolutions relating to Feuer Powertrain GmbH and Co., a recently announced industrial venture coming to the county, were approved. Tunica County will borrow approximately $850,000 to purchase 40 acres of land for the manufacturing company.
Message, symbol of unity crossing county lines
Then Jesus said to his disciples. “If any man come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.” Luke 9:23.
For 82 days, teenagers in 82 counties across Mississippi will have an opportunity to do what Jesus asked, taking up the cross and carrying it on a journey to the state capitol. The effort deemed “Mississippi Glowing for Christ” will make its way into Tunica County on Oct. 20 and is a partnership between Mission Mississippi and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Alums celebrate RFHS Homecoming
Members of Rosa Fort High School’s Class of 1972 tailgated and enjoyed fellowship with each other during Homecoming festivities at the school on Friday, Oct. 4.
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