CVB team living out travels in Tunica
With some creativity and the help of modern technology, three girls are showing and telling the world about Tunica.
Travel Tunica, a trio composed of Chrissy Garner, Claire Hick and Lisa Konupka of the Tunica Convention and Visitors Bureau, have been living local adventures since February 2010. Hick explains that Travel Tunica was born from a discussion about the e-newsletter.
“The idea came about because I needed new, fresh content for the e-newsletter that currently goes out to over 100,000 people, mostly in drive markets close to Tunica where we’ve advertised in the past,” Hick said. “I remember Lisa saying it would be fun to actually experience what our visitors could do in Tunica and tell potential visitors about our adventures. Travel Tunica is what kick- started our blog at http://downtheroad.tunicatravel.com.”
Tate woman murdered, officials rule
The death of Jamie McMahon, 60, of the Savage community near the Tate-Tunica county line, has been ruled a homicide by the state pathologist, according to the Tate County Sheriff’s Department.
Delta Day Serenade
ScoutBase 2010 marks anniversary year
Over 10,000 Scouts, Scoutmasters and guests from across the Mid-South converge on Tunica and the Paul Battle Arena this weekend for ScoutBase, a jamboree-style event that has evolved into America’s second largest Scout gathering.
For over 95 percent of the Scouts in attendance, ScoutBase, sponsored by the Chickasaw Council of Memphis, is the largest Scouting event they will ever attend.
The bi-annual gathering had a long run at Millington Naval Air Station in Shelby County, TN before moving its base to Tunica County in 2006.
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