Update: Russellville Mayor, Pope County Judge Endorse Plan for $250M Casino by Sarah Campbell-Miller Posted 12/28/2018 03:25 pm Updated 4 months ago Outgoing Pope County Judge Jim Ed Gibson has written a letter in support of Mississippi-based Gulfside Casino Partnership's plan to build a $250 million, three-phase resort casino in Pope County. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.