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

Murphree accepts plea bargain in 2010 death

A Tunica County mother will serve three decades in a Tennessee corrections facility for her role in the death of her child.
Angela Murphree, 32, entered a guilty plea for second degree murder in the death of her daughter, 11 month old Madison. Murphree appeared in Criminal Court in Memphis, after awaiting trial since December 2010. She had been denied bond.

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Local team grooves into winner’s circle

Just under two years ago, the cloverleaf become more than just a symbol of good luck. It represents sacrifice, hard work and now, victory!
The Dancing Clover Leafs were created by Tunica County 4-H as an outlet for young dancers in the area. They didn’t shuffle around, though. The group quickly got moving and has captured several accolades in their last competitive effort.

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Harvest Time

Christopher Hood and J. Robinson cut soybeans on land in the south end of Tunica County on Wednesday, Aug. 27. 

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Officials brace for storm

While the Gulf Coast braced on Tuesday in preparation for Hurricane Isaac’s landfall, local officials were pondering the impact this latest tropical storm would have here at home as remnants of the storm began their slow trek northward.
Around 4 p.m. Tuesday, Tunica County Director of Emergency Operations Randy Stewart said the effects of the storm were not expected to be serious for Tunica and the immediate area.

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