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  1. To Liimatta, athletes were like familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Maryland Gazette

    ... the boys county title this year. Liimatta began her track coaching career while for working for Teach for America in Tunica, Mississippi. There she revived a track program at Rosa Fort High School that had been dormant for quite some time. From ...

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  2. BacksplashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | The Daily News

    In the beginning, there was Splash the first legal casino in Tunica County following the Mississippi Legislature's passage of the 1990 law legalizing "dockside" casinos in the state. When it opened in October 1992 at Mhoon Landing, Splash had the market all to itself for 13 months and there was a cover charge to gamble.

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  3. What to see in the Mississippi DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | CNN

    ... Civil Rights Museum . Neon-lit casinos, like the Horseshoe Casino and Hotel shown here, have transformed impoverished Tunica, Mississippi, into "the Las Vegas of the South." Vicksburg National Military Park provides a sobering reminder of the Civil ...

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  4. Town's court date reset for June 18Read the original story

    Friday May 22 | The Tunica Times

    A May 15 court date that had been set since late in March was postponed last week, after one of the attorneys in the case cancelled due to illness. Chad Mask of Jackson, who is representing the Town of Tunica in legal matters regarding Tunica County's withholding of gaming tax revenues, let the court and Mayor Chuck Cariker know late Thursday afternoon that he would not be able to keep the 10 a.m. court time last Friday.

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  5. Harmonica master, James Cotton, performs in Stanhope, June 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | The Jersey Journal

    ... Grammy-nominated Giant in 2011. In February 2014, The Mississippi Arts Commission presented the blues music icon (and Tunica, Mississippi native) with the coveted Governor's Award For Excellence In The Arts. Cotton received the 2014 Blues Music ...

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  6. Convoy of military vehicles to make stop in Tunica this fallRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | The Tunica Times

    Tunica County will have the honor of being one of only two stops in the entire state of Mississippi for this fall's re-enactment by the Military Vehicles Preservation Association of the 1920 U.S. Army Transcontinental Motor Convoy on the Bankhead Highway. A convoy of about 150 antique and modern military vehicles will leave Washington, D.C. September 19 and complete its cross continent journey on October 17 in San Diego, CA.

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  7. Press Release: Dolphins Make Roster MovesRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Miami Dolphins

    ... as, he spent two years at Northwest Community College. Born April 22, 1992, Hawkins attended Rosa Fort High School in Tunica, Miss.

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  8. South Panola 3rd Grade TestRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | Panolian

    ... age of third-graders passing the assessment are: Lafayette, 94; Oxford, 91; Ouitman Co., 85; Senatobia, 80; Tate, 80; Tunica, 79; Tupelo, 88; and Water Valley, 80.

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  9. Contract for fire services gets okayRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | The Tunica Times

    Just as a May 1 deadline was looming, county supervisors assured the continuation of rural fire protection by approving a contract with the Town of Tunica on April 30. According to the contract, Tunica County will pay "a minimum of $5,000 per month to support and assist in maintaining" the Tunica Volunteer Fire Department. Town aldermen had approved the terms of the contract earlier last week.

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  10. Texans trade up to No. 43, take LB Benardrick McKinney in second roundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    ... there's some versatility there." A true two-way star in high school, McKinney started at quarterback for Fort Rosa (Tunica, Miss.) and served as the team's punter during his junior year. He also started on the school's basketball team. McKinney ...

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  11. Counselor prioritizes mental healthRead the original story

    May 1, 2015 | The Tunica Times

    ... perly qualified Bailey for her current role as Therapist and County Coordinator at Region One Mental Health Center in Tunica.

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  12. Cliff Nash recognized for years of serviceRead the original story

    May 1, 2015 | The Tunica Times

    WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors of Tunica County and the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Town of Tunica jointly created the Tunica County Airport Commission ; and WHEREAS, the Airport held an organizational meeting in 1999 and soon thereafter in 2002 hired its first Executive Director, namely, Cliff Nash; and WHEREAS, Cliff Nash has recently announced his resignation as Executive Director of the Airport after over thirteen years of service; and

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  13. 2015 NFL Draft: Benardrick McKinney says Eagles among teams showing most interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | NJ.com

    ... certainly fits the bill of what Eagles head coach Chip Kelly seems to covet from the linebacker position. The Tunica, MS native stands 6-foot-4, 243 pounds and left behind a highlight reel of wrecking ball type hits during his collegiate career. ...

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  14. Our Opinion: Tupelo Regional Airport executive director faces challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Newms360.com

    ... Station, Texas, which is the larger Texas A&M University area. Nash will begin his new role Monday. He will move from Tunica, where he has headed the Tunica Airport since 2002. The airport serves the casino community in the north Delta. Nash has ... 2 comments

  15. McKinney isn't worrying about where he will be draftedRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... as a potential third-round pick. ESPN analyst Todd McShay, who once had McKinney in the top 30 prospects, dropped the Tunica native to No. 62 Monday. "I think it has a lot to do with production versus potential," said Eric Galko of ...

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  16. Rating the NFL draft prospects: LinebackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... time and projected round. 1. BENARDRICK McKINNEY, Mississippi State (6-4, 247, 4.65, 1-2): Fourth-year junior from Tunica, Miss. "I like him just because he's a bigger guy," one scout said. "I could see him filling that Dont'a Hightower role. Being ...

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  17. Judge: Caesars Can Demolish Harrah's Casino in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | The Daily News

    A Chicago bankruptcy judge has blessed plans to dismantle the former casino at the shuttered Harrah's complex in Mississippi's Tunica County. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Benjamin Goldgar authorized the dismantling March 30. It's one facet of a massive bankruptcy case involving Caesars Entertainment Corp .

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  18. New executive director named at Tupelo Regional AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Nash has been director of Tunica Airport since 2002. Previously, he was director of the Greenville airport from 1995-2002.

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  19. Veteran airport director to lead Tupelo RegionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Cliff Nash, the president of the Mississippi Airports Association and director of the Tunica Airport, has been named executive director of the Tupelo Regional Airport. Nash has been director of the Tunica Airport since 2002.

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  20. AG weighs in on gaming tax issueRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Tunica Times

    Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has intervened in Tunica County, Mississippi v. Town of Tunica, et al, now pending in Circuit Court here.

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