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

SO makes arrest in string of recent thefts

A Prentiss, Miss. man is in custody in connection with a string of burglaries and larcenies in Tunica County.

In a press release issued on Oct. 9, Sheriff K.C. Hamp announced the arrest of Albert Ross, 46, as part of “Operation Sticky Fingers.”

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County recreation centers to host job Access Points

JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) and the Tunica County Board of Supervisors, announced today a partnership that will increase access to job search services provided by MDES.  The partnership provides three e-WIN Access Points to Tunica County.

MDES launched e-WIN Access Points as a way to provide agency services in areas where no WIN Job Center is located.

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Price honored

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,

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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.

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