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

Fantasy becomes reality for local musician, fan


In the summer of 1958, the Kingston Trio exploded onto the music scene with their hit single “Tom Dooley.” In the era of Do-Wop and Elvis, their clean, crisp brand of folk music was like nothing anyone had ever heard before and it took the country by storm, quickly becoming the definitive sound of a generation. Other familiar songs of the Trio include “Scotch and Soda,” “Sloop John B,” “The Lion Sleeps Tonight,” “Greenback Dollar,” and “Where Have All The Flowers Gone.”  Scores of other artists and musicians followed down the trail the Kingston Trio had blazed and folk music reigned supreme until the music scene went electric with the arrival of the British Invasion.

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Schulz plant coming together


If the weather cooperates, Tunica County’s new plant, under construction now near Robinsonville, could be making pipe by spring.
With the foundation in place and steel framework going up on the site, progress on the project is evident.
Vice president of operations Joe Hirt for Schulz Extruded Products told Tunica Rotary members last week that the company plans to begin hiring soon for the plant.

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More Delta Day 2010

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RFHS looks to improve

The 2010 test results for Rosa Forts SATP (Subject Area Testing Program) indicate that there is a dire need for drastic and timely improvement.
Of the four subjects tested, students demonstrated only in Algebra I. The scores for English II, biology and U.S. History all declined from those of the previous year. Nearly 30 percent of students failed the biology test and 49.6 percent of students failed the English II test.

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