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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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Crew livens up Homemaker meeting with tasty cooking demo
Mississippi Homemaker Volunteers hosted a Northwest Delta Area Spring Educational meeting on Tuesday. Participants came from various counties, such as Washington, Leflore, Sharkey and Coahoma, to e...
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Crosstie 2014

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School renovations explained
The Cleveland School Board of Trustees met on Tuesday to discuss new additions and renovations to the school within the district. Gerald Finley, Cleveland School District maintenance director, expl...
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Teach For America comes again to Delta
Teach for America participants will return to Cleveland again this summer for the TFA Institute and Delta State University. Teach For America is a national organization that recruits talented recen...
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Shoplifters confess
Last week two girls were caught shoplifting on video surveillance at H Squared clothing store in downtown Cleveland. Owner Haley Huerta Kelly blasted the video on social media in hopes of catching ...
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2 charged with embezzling from American Legion
A well-known politicial figure in the state and his sister have been indicted on felony charges of embezzling more than $600,000 from Mississippi Delta American Legion Post 1776. A grand jury in Bo...
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