Local man killed; suspect in custody
One Tunica County man is dead and another is being held in connection with a shooting that occurred around one p.m. on Monday, August 24.
David Isabell (also known as Sam Isabell) was shot and killed on Collins Street in the northern end of the Old Subdivision.
Terence Lawyne Shannon, 51, of Tunica is being held without bond at the Tunica County Jail.
Pedestrian dies after being struck A hit and run death on Augu
A hit and run death on August 16 remains under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.
Drive sober or get pulled over
Local law enforcement has joined with the National Highway Safety Administration through September 7 in a high-visibility crackdown.
Primary run-off Tuesday
Tunica County voters in a pair of supervisor districts return to the polls next Tuesday, August 25, for the Democratic Party primary run-off election.
The first primary on August 4 failed to produce clear winners in Districts 2 and 3.
In District 2, where there is no incumbent in the race, Robert Leflore, Jr. and Major Taylor, Jr. are vying for a spot on the November ballot with Independent candidates Lynn Henson, Michael Johnson, Jr., Barbara Tuchel and Perry Turner, Sr. In District 3, incumbent Phillis Williams faces challenger Evada Bullock. The winner still must run in November against Independent Keith Willis.
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