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Oversea trips provide fun learning experience
A local family recently took a trip "half way around" during their spring break vacation. Beverly and Bob Card of Merigold journeyed to Italy along with friends, family and students to expand upon ...
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Book signing set for Tims’ ‘Merciless Eden’
A love for the land and an appreciation for its history is what Doug Tims wanted to show when he chose to spend years researching Campbell's Ferry Ranch on the Salmon River in central Idaho for his...
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Bayou Academy highlights tech advancements
Bayou Academy is making major additions in technology and security. Recently, the administration had Maglocks installed on both of the main entrances. Headmaster David Granville explained these loc...
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Software to help in stopping farm thefts
Sheriff Kelvin Williams and Warden Ora Starks presented several orders and requests to the Bolivar County Board of Supervisors Monday. “We are trying to move forward with getting a new computer sof...
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Hospital head visits supervisors
Interim CEO of Bolivar Medical Center James Atkins gave an update on the conditions of the hospital to the Bolivar County Board of Supervisors Monday. “In the past few weeks we have been seeing inf...
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Supes table several items until May
Bolivar County employees did not receive authorization to work on the county’s Earth Day, April 12. In Monday’s regularly scheduled Bolivar County Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor James McB...
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Free health screenings offered Monday
Walgreens of Cleveland and Delta State University School of Nursing are teaming up to offer free health screenings on Monday. The event is set to take place at Old Saint Phillips Baptist Church fro...
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Simmons touts success of legislative session
Sen. Willie Simmons said Mississippi has made some positive changes during this fiscal year and he is pleased to have aided in the process. "Overall, I think the Mississippi Delta had a great year ...
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Nowell appointed county court judge
Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed W. Hunter Nowell as county court judge of Bolivar County. A vacancy will occur when Judge Gwendolyn J. Thomas resigns effective April 30. Thomas is in her third term ...
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Cleveland High Jazz Band places in festival
The Cleveland High School Jazz Band placed second in the high school division at the 34th Alcorn State Jazz Festival recently. The Wildcats ranked ahead of groups from Grenada, Moss Point and Newto...
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Hopping Down the Bunny Trail
Lending a hop to the Easter Bunny Saturday morning was a friend from down under, which jumped around the eggs and played on the Greenstrip in downtown Cleveland with the children, such as David Tay...
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Library prepares for annual book sale
The Friends of the Bolivar County Library System will host its annual book sale from Wednesday through April 26 at the Robinson Carpenter Memorial Library. The hours are Wednesday from 3-6 p.m. and...
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State donates funds to Hamer center
The Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation is one step closer to building its $5.5 million headquarters in Ruleville. The state recently donated $300,000 to the foundation and according to Sen. Willie ...
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JFK students attend summit on saving children
Azaiah Jones and Imre' Shaw, John F. Kennedy Memorial High School students, recently attended the Save the Children’s 12th Anniversary Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the summit ...
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Kilpatrick carries Drew mayoral election
Drew's mayoral scuffle has finally concluded. On Tuesday the citizens of Drew cast their votes and now they has a new mayor – Jeffrey Kilpatrick. Kilpatrick is a longtime resident and former mayor ...
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