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

Big River spotlighted in film

Tunica Main Street officials hope everyone will come early and stay late on Sunday, Oct. 10.
The organization will host “The River is Life,” a free movie documenting the experiences of two men taking on the Mighty Mississippi.  Ryan Jeanes and Phillip Hullquist, who are featured in the movie, began their adventure in June 2009. Their quest took them along many of the towns and cities where the film is being shown during a three month tour. The film will begin in Tunica at 7 p.m.

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King Cotton dethroned after long reign in Delta


The crop helped the Delta thrive, then contributed to its downfall. Now corn and soybeans dominate the land.
Cotton was always king in the Delta. Every fall harvest, its snowy white fiber stretched as far as the eye could see, unbroken for miles in every direction. It propped up every town and grew roots into every purse and pocket under the humid, harsh Delta sky. It was the reason for the Delta.
No more.

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Soldier served country with quiet respect


Some knew him as William. Others called him Brandon, but all agree that no matter how you knew him, Army Private Second Class William Brandon Dawson of Tunica was someone you wouldn’t forget.
On Friday, Sept. 24, his family and friends received word that Dawson had been killed in action in Kabul in Afghanistan. He was 20.

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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.

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