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Peer Power Scholars explore ancient Greece
This summer, Peer Power scholars in Shelby have been exploring the world of the ancient Greeks in a series of activities with the theme: “It’s Greek to me.” Scholars attended Peer Power’s summer pr...
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer cool down
City officials and community residents gathered Tuesday for the official opening of the John T. Smith Memorial Swimming Pool, which had been closed a year undergoing extensive reconstruction. The n...
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Youth learn from garden
A recent workday in a Gunnison community garden became an evening of hard work and fun for several area children. The children harvested peppers, tomatoes and squash and picked fruit from several d...
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Possible gang activity reported
The Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department has received numerous calls about several unknown black males stopping vehicles and boxing them in around O’Reily Road and Bishop Road in Boyle. The unknown ...
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County continues fire truck discussion
A large part of Monday’s Bolivar County Board of Supervisors meeting was centered on the continuing discussion of getting a new fire truck for Mound Bayou. At the last meeting, Supervisor Preston B...
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Wish comes true for Drew child
Friends, family and wish granters from the Make-A-Wish Foundation gathered Thursday night at the Next Generation Events Center in Cleveland to provide a send-off to Khloe Robinson whose wish to go ...
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Fires burn hot for boot camp
Barbecue enthusiasts can learn to cook like a pro with the upcoming BBQ Boot Camp that will take place July 25-26. Lisa Cooley, director of Team Cleveland/Main Street for the Cleveland-Bolivar Coun...
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VISTA sponsors pet supply drive
Mississippi Delta Service Corps/AmeriCorps* Vista is sponsoring a pet supply drive for its summer service project. Donations of pet supplies such as collars, leashes, litter boxes, waste scoopers, ...
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Rehearsing for opening night
Campers at the Janice Wyatt Mississippi Summer Arts Institute: PLUS Camp rehearse before their final performance that will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Delta and Pine Land Theatre main-stage ...
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7 Heritage Markers unveiled in Mound Bayou
On Saturday, the AARP Mound Bayou Area Chapter No. 5146 joined with citizens, family supporters, faith leaders, government officials and donor partners in the unveiling of seven Heritage Markers th...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aspiring musicians attend DMI camp
Twenty high school students from four states are attending a week-long residential camp at Delta State's Delta Music Institute. Tricia Walker, director of the Delta Music Institute, opened an orien...
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LaForge hosts summit with Delta mayors
Delta State University President Bill LaForge hosted the first Mayors’ Summit at the Hugh Ellis Walker Alumni House Wednesday. The summit was a meeting LaForge held to speak with the mayors of the ...
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Perking up Parker Field
On Monday, crews began the concrete and drain work as well as new settings for goal posts at Parker Field at McCool Stadium on the Delta State University campus.
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No injuries reported in weekend fires
Greg Jackson, Cleveland fire inspector, said there were three fires that occurred over the weekend. The first fire happened at 6:06 p.m. Friday behind Z-Mart on Martin Luther King Boulevard when an...
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Statesmen Baseball Camp
On Wednesday, participants take part in instructional drills at Ferriss Field during the Statesmen Advanced Skills Baseball Camp, led by Head Coach for the Statesmen, Mike Kinnison and his coaching...
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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