McKinney named Freshman All-American Freshman
Standout athlete Benardrick McKinney of Tunica has been named to FoxSportsNext’s Freshman All America First Team and is believed to be the first player from Mississippi State University to win the honor.
McKinney, a redshirt freshman linebacker for the Bulldogs, was also named to the All-SEC Freshman team, the first State linebacker since Jamon Hughes in 2006.
Sheriff: Stay sober or else
The Tunica County Sheriff’s Office will be setting up various check points throughout the county seeking impaired drivers. “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” is a national campaign that is held around major holidays.
Choir to share Hope of Christmas
A combined choir from several Tunica churches will perform “The Hope of Christmas” at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16, at First Baptist Church. The program includes readings, original music and modern arrangements of traditional carols.
Directed by Winston Earnheart, the narrated musical features solos by Susan Woods, Patti Gidden, Jo-Ellen Sharpe and Rob Earnheart.
Family Dollar coming to Tunica
Family Dollar Stores will soon become the fourth discount retailer to have a location within the corporate boundaries of the town of Tunica, joining Fred’s, Dollar General and Super 10.
Construction crews were on site last week moving dirt and preparing footers for a foundation before rainy conditions stopped their progress on the site of the new store on Highway 61.
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