Famed author joins county Sons, Daughters
Ney York Times best-selling author–and Tunica native–Charlaine Harris will be inducted into the Tunica Museum’s “Sons and Daughters of Tunica County” permanent exhibit on Sunday, July 11, in conjunction with a book signing and reading by Harris at the museum from 2-5 p.m. that day.
“The greatness of Tunica lies in her people,” commented museum director Dick Taylor. “There is something about this community that fosters in her people the desire to achieve.
Register your Relay team now
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Tunica County is just around the corner. Register your team today by calling the American Cancer Society, Anne Coggins, Team Development Chairman, at 662-363-3800. This “celebration of life” brings the Tunica community together in a unified effort to fight cancer.
Former and current cancer patients, their families, businesses, civic organizations, and the public are invited to take part in this exciting team event. Relay For Life will be held from 5:30 p.m. until 1 a.m. on Friday, August 27, at Rivergate Park in downtown Tunica. The theme this year is “Relay on the River.”
Times takes awards
The Tunica Times stood out as one of Mississippi’s best little newspapers, capturing 12 awards in the Mississippi Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest, Editorial Division.
Held in conjunction with the Tri State Press Convention at Harrah’s Convention Center in Robinsonville, the BNC awards luncheon brought winners to the podium on June 26. Times’ staffers receiving awards were Meg Coker, Jo-Ellen Sharpe, Peter Thomas and Brooks Taylor. The newspaper itself also earned a nod, capturing a third place for best front page.
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