Sharing the bounty
Resorts Casino donated 50 turkeys to the Tunica County Sheriff’s Department for distribution to county residents the week of Thanksgiving.
Main Street Shopping Spree ends next Sunday 14ing
Shoppers have just over one week to SHOP TUNICA and receive entries into a drawing for a $1,000 shopping spree in local stores and restaurants.
Eighteen businesses are participating this year (see the Shopping Spree ad on Page 10 for a complete list). For every $25 spent, customers receive one entry into the contest, with the drawing for the winner held on Dec. 15.
Phone, e-mail scams prevalent during holidays
Watch out! Telephone scam artists purporting to be from Publishers Clearing House are on the prowl.
A Tunican recently reported receiving multiple phone calls from scammers, even though she refused their offers and asked them repeatedly not to call her again. These calls supposedly come directly from Publishers Clearing House, which gives away cash prizes every year. But Publishers Clearing House is warning consumers about this scam and offering four ways to spot the scam:
Town to proceed with apartment demolition
The fire whistle rang out through the town of Tunica just before 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, summoning firefighters to an apartment complex on Kestevan Alley. Three years later, the building sits empty.
In a unanimous vote on November 18, the Board of Aldermen agreed to advertise for the demolition of the building and debris removal from the site.
“I personally don’t want to waste any more time,” Ward 2 alderman Brad Beach said in making the motion to proceed.
The board took action in the wake of a visit by local business owners in October and a public hearing on Nov. 10.
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