RFHS loads up roster
A new school year always brings new faces. And that includes teachers. An enthusiastic crowd of eight newcomers gathered recently in the main office after a busy Tuesday. Sherrye Collins (biology), Najee Johnson (math), and Carey Johnson (Exceptional Children), all make the commute from Memphis every day to teach their respective subjects.
Police nab suspect
A Tunica County man has been arrested in connection with the mid-August armed robbery of Dollar General on U.S. 61.
Shortly after 9 p.m on Aug. 19, employees scrambled for cover as shots were fired into the business. A man, armed with a revolver, entered the store and removed an undisclosed amount of cash from one of the registers.
Celebrate, Remember, Fight Back
County presents budget
Tunica County’s proposed budget of $69 million drew remarks from one citizen during a public hearing on Aug. 31.
Barbara Tuchel, speaking on behalf of the Tunicans for Transparency in Government Committee, asked the board how the transfer of the RiverPark from the county to Tourism Commission would work.
Board attorney Andy Dulaney said the Tourism Commission would receive funding from the county to operate the RiverPark. The county would still be responsible for some expenses, like utilities.
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