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Voters to decide on wildlife resolution
Tuesday's 2014 general election ballot will not only give voters an opportunity to cast their votes for U.S. Senator, U.S. Representative, judges, and school board seats, but there will also be a s...
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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NBCSD receives updates
The North Bolivar Consolidated School District Board of Trustees meet Monday with about 100 people in attendance. Superintendent Johnnie Vick announced the receipt of a grant from the Mississippi D...
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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District leaders discuss county school ratings
Bolivar County public schools recently received accountability ratings from the Mississippi State Board of Education. The 2013-14 year is considered a transitional year for letter grades because it...
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The BC makes announcement
The management of The Bolivar Commercial announces today is the newspaper’s final Sunday edition. Beginning Monday, November 3, the award-winning paper will publish Monday through Friday, maintaini...
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Superintendent discusses goals with parents
Dr. Pallascene Cole, superintendent of West Bolivar Consolidated School District, held a forum for parents and the community Wednesday at McEvans School in Shaw to provide information on recently r...
Oct 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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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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SuperReader visits I.T. Montgomery
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 o...
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Two Shelby students attend reception at governor's mansion
Gov. Phil Bryant hosted Young Men of Color at the Governor's Mansion recently during a reception that included the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and a group of the foundation’s grantees whose programs se...
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Supes discuss association with Choctaw Sewer
The Bolivar County Board of Supervisors met on Monday to discuss several matters including their relationship with the Choctaw Sewer Association. The county served as conduit for the funds for each...
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rosedale library receives grant
The Rosedale library is the recipient of a grant from the Libri Foundation for $700 which was matched by a $350 grant from the Friends of the Bolivar County Library System making the total award $1...
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Countians urged to stay clear of collapsed bridge
After the collapse of the Murphree Road Bridge over Hushpuckena River, concerns for residents' safety was discussed at the Bolivar County Board of Supervisors Meeting on Monday. Supervisor Preston ...
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shaw parents protest principal's transfer
Approximately 20 parents carried signs of protest in front of McEvans School in Shaw Monday to protest the transfer of Ronnie Brown, McEvans principal, to West Bolivar High School as principal of t...
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Two arrested with drugs
A traffic stop on Shaw Skene Road Oct. 16 uncovered nearly two pounds of high-grade marijuana. Arrested as a result of the traffic stop was Trenton Warren, 22 of Cleveland and Darryl Kinkle, 23, of...
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