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

Board covers conditions at sub, Arena changes

In two meetings, the board of supervisors has appointed a new department head, leased a building to a manufacturing company, discussed the revitalization of a residential development and all things in between.
On Friday, Oct. 29, the board received the resignation of Paul Battle Arena and Expo Center head Peck Buichillion. His retirement was effective Oct. 31, 2010. Supervisors entered into executive session and announced Steve Sosebee as the new director for the facility.
On Monday, Nov. 1, the board kicked off their meeting with an executive session after the minutes from the previous month were read. Board attorney Andy Dulaney announced that no action was taken during executive session.

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Unofficial Election Results (Tunica County)

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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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