District changes possible
With redistricting likely following 2010 census results, the Board of Supervisors set a preliminary hearing to discuss details with the public. It will be held Jan. 6 at 6 p.m. in the courtroom at the Tunica County Courthouse.
Board attorney Andy Dulaney said similar hearings are being planned in surrounding areas, such as DeSoto County. He said they will likely host several hearings to accommodate a large population but suggested Tunica County host one.
We need a little Christmas
Choir blends for contata
The community Christmas cantata, “O Holy Night,” will have two performances this year.
The first will be held at First Baptist Church on Sunday, December 12 at 7 p.m., and refreshments will be served afterwards in the Fellowship Hall.
Police cars headed to new homes
“You have the right to take your patrol car home” may have been read to town police officers following the Board of Aldermen meeting on Nov. 16.
Mayor Chuck Cariker introduced the topic for discussion, saying that currently two officers live in the city limits, two live in the county and four live outside of the county.
He then called on Police Chief Richard Veazey to offer his opinion.
Veazey said taking patrol cars home would keep the cars “newer longer.”
“If you assign everyone a car, they seem to take care of it better,” Veazey said.
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