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Delta State leadership accepts cool challenge, passes it on
Clevelanders and Delta State University have stepped up to the challenge. The ice bucket challenge is sweeping the nation, with individuals challenging their friends for one reason or another to du...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dr. H. Jack Geiger Medical Center opens
Several hundred people gathered Saturday to officially open the Dr. H. Jack Geiger Medical Center in Mound Bayou. The Center is an affiliate of the Delta Health Center, Inc. The Presentation of Col...
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire downtown spread to second building
The Cleveland Volunteer Fire Department had an early start to their day on Saturday morning with a fire began in A La Carte restaurant in downtown Cleveland and then spread next door into Bolivar I...
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Shaw obtains loan for water system; Mound Bayou boil alert lifted
The boil water alert, imposed by the Mississippi State Department of Health, has been lifted in Shaw. Shaw's alert was issued on Dec. 31, 2013. Tests performed by the Mississippi Department of Heal...
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DAA offering five afterschool classes
School is back in session and the Delta Arts Alliance is ready for students with after school classes for all ages. "We are proud to be delivering four outstanding after-school programs this fall s...
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Campus PD stops car
The Cleveland Police Department and the Delta State Campus Police were both involved in a short chase and car wreck Thursday afternoon. DSU Campus Police Chief Lynn Buford said, "Late yesterday aft...
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St. Gabriel transitions leadership
At the end of August, Sister Donald Mary Lynch, executive director at St. Gabriel Mercy Center in Mound Bayou for the past 13 years, will be moving on and a new team will direct the activities of t...
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Sunny Seniors provides respite
For individuals who have been diagnosed with dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, there is a place to engage in stimulating activities, to do art activities, and to participate in sing- a -long...
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Main Street in Drew to get repairs
Drew's Mayor Jeffrey Kilpatrick announced that the city received $80,000 to help with repairs to the town's main street. The Chamber of Commerce and the Drew Enterprise gave the money to re-pave th...
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Perkins' leadership is recognized
Henry Perkins, Jr., mayor of Winstonville, was chosen as the First Vice President of the Mississippi Conference of Black Mayors at the annual meeting in Biloxi in June. The organization has approxi...
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Arrest made in stabbing assault
Davion Hayes, 20, was arrested Saturday for aggravated assault, according to Bolivar County Chief Deputy Gerald Wesley Jr. The arrest was made in connection with the stabbing of Michael Barton that...
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Boil water alerts lifted in two towns
Boil water alerts, imposed by the Mississippi State Department of Health, have been lifted in Gunnison and Beulah. Gunnison’s alert was issued on Feb. 3, when a system wide pressure loss was report...
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Parker Field's new turf
Delta State University President Bill LaForge (left), DSU Athletic Director Ronnie Mayers and DSU head football coach Todd Cooley are loving life as a ribbon cutting ceremony was held to introduce ...
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A Ray Brooks football player takes a drink of water from the water hose Thursday during the team’s practice in Benoit.

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Back to School
Students in the Cleveland School District went back to school this morning and Hayes Cooper Center students went back with uniforms. As the children pulled up at the school and began to fill the ha...
Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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