Cleveland schools receive new accountability ratings
The Cleveland School District's accountability ratings were released last week after the State Board of Education's meeting. Scores are listed as: official 2014, 2013 and 2014 without the waiver. C...
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Sheriff reports actions in recent county crime
Bolivar County Sheriff Kelvin Williams held a press conference Wednesday to discuss a series of robberies that have occurred throughout Bolivar County. "We are here today to primarily announce weap...
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Weekend offers many activities
Octoberfest may be over but the October fun is not. Gunnison is hosting its 15th October Festival on today and Saturday. Admission is free and there will be fun games, live music, and free food. On...
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DSU travels to UWA
The No. 20 Delta State University Statesmen enter Saturday’s Gulf South Conference football game against the University of West Alabama Tigers in Livingston, Ala. with a chip on their shoulders. Th...
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Neighbors invited to Exchange park
The Exchange Club of Cleveland will hold an event for neighborhood children at the Exchange Club Park from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. The park is located on the corner of Seventh Avenue and Yale Stre...
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SuperReader Floyd Stokes distributes pencils to students at I. T. Montgomery Wednesday after he read some of his books.
SuperReader Floyd Stokes distributes pencils to students at I. T. Montgomery Wednesday after he read some of his books.
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SuperReader visits I.T. Montgomery
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For 14 years, Floyd Stokes has been SuperReader, a persona he adopted to motivate children to read more, and Wednesday he stopped at I.T. Montgomery Elementary School in Mound Bayou, in the midst of a 20 state tour sponsored by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Penn. Stokes, a native of Mound Bayou, said, "I try to get back here once or twice a year. I have visited all 50 states, but there is nothing like coming home. "I was in the Army and when I got out, I stayed in the Carlisle, Penn., ...
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