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

CCC speaker encourages support for veterans

Amid stars and stripes, military uniforms, and patriotic music, a combat veteran from the First Gulf War announced, “Our veterans are in need of help today – our lack of attention is a shame.”
Delivering the Veterans Day address before hundreds at Coahoma Community College  Monday, Jimmy Mathews of Lambert, who served in the 479th Ordnance company of a war he calls “unforgettable,” said, “Veterans across America have earned our utmost gratitude.”

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Bottle’s contents reveal story of tragedy, love ‘s

Back in May, former Tunica resident Chris Ungren and a couple of his employees were making a routine sweep along a sandbar near Fitzgeralds Casino on the Mississippi River.
The fishing and hunting guide was using the time in his offseason to find driftwood, which he sells to taxidermists and crafts people. But in addition to driftwood, one of his employees made a startling discovery along the bar.
It was a wine bottle. And inside the bottle was something no one expected to see.

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Thanks to Our Veterans

The Town of Tunica marked the 10th anniversary of the dedication of the Veterans Memorial with a November 10 program to pay tribute to veterans. All veterans in the audience were asked to stand, with each branch of the services and their local representatives recognized as their anthem was performed by Ken and Mary Sipley.

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Home Cooking: Bailey makes recipes her own

When Lee Cobb Bailey finds a recipe she really likes, it’s very seldom that the finished product ends up on the table with the same exact ingredients called for in the recipe. That’s because she likes to add her own personal touches to make it uniquely different.
“I’ve never been a from-scratch cook,” admits the 33-year-old stay-at-home mother of two. “I usually find a recipe that I can easily get the ingredients from home. Then I can add something to it to make it my own.”
Reared in Tunica County, Bailey remembers watching her mother cook at a very early age. She also remembers her very first encounter in the kitchen, which she says was not a fond memory.

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