Town in the dark
A two-hour power outage plunged the town of Tunica and surrounding areas into darkness from about 10 p.m. to midnight last Saturday night, Sept. 25.
Utility officials said Monday that the outage was caused by equipment failure on a transmission line between Senatobia and Tunica.
Police nab bat wielding burglar
Two men have been arrested in connection with an assault last week in the town of Tunica.
Marcus Wimberley, aka Watts, 25, of Tunica and Kirk Moody were arrested Friday morning, Sept. 24, after police received an emergency call from Tony Ellison.
Earnheart’s new venture answers higher calling
They say the Lord works in mysterious ways and Byron Earnheart knows first hand that the adage is true.
Earnheart, the son of former Tunicans Aubrey and Nancy Earnheart and grandson of Effie Mae Earnheart of Tunica, is literally taking a leap of faith into a new business which is based on a relatively new concept. In mid September, Earnheart launched Christian Interactive Solutions, a company designed to help churches increase their interaction with their current and future congregations.
Man linked to store heist
A man is out on bond following his arrest for the burglary of a local business in early September.
Tunica Police Chief Richard Veazey reports that Daniel Moody, 33, of Memphis was taken into custody in connection with an incident at Dollar General.
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