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Afternoon at the movies
Rain may have kept many indoors Sunday but movie fans braved the weather to enjoy “The Nut Job” plus traditional snacks of popcorn and candy at the Bologna Performing Arts Center.
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Supervisors updated on departments
ROSEDALE – During the Bolivar County Board of Supervisors meeting Monday in Rosedale, the Port Commission Director Robert Maxwell presented the port’s annual report. "There are a lot of things goin...
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Trooper collars two for possession
Mississippi Highway Trooper Charles Lamb was on routine patrol Monday around 3 p.m. when he found a little more than expected after stopping a vehicle for speeding. According to Trooper Tony Dunn, ...
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International fraud scam claims several city residents
The Cleveland Police Department has discovered a scam that has cause several residents to lose thousands of dollars. "There are letters being sent out with checks made out to individuals that live ...
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Teachers pay on the rise
The debate over teacher pay raise has finally come to a screeching halt. Teachers will receive $4,250 over four years but experienced teachers are required to meet certain requirements to collect t...
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Veterans stand up for stand down
The Gulf Coast Veteran Advocacy Council, Inc. and Taborian Urgent Care Center in Mound Bayou hosted Mississippi's first Homeless Veterans Stand-Down. The event took place at the Mound Bayou Facilit...
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Not too late for Obamacare
The deadline to receive Affordable Healthcare has been extended. On Monday many Americans scurried about to sign up for health insurance but due to technical difficulties related to the website, th...
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School district responds to court request
A recent article by the Associated Press said, "A federal appeals court has asked a Mississippi judge to explain how a freedom of choice plan will desegregate the Cleveland, Miss., school system." ...
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Viacom responds to Cable One blackout
Viacom is pushing back on the recent Cable One blackout of its network channels by saying the allegations made by Cable One are false. In a previous interview with Cable One Public Relations Manage...
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Cleveland gets cleaned up
Friday morning Keep Cleveland Beautiful kicked off with community leaders, Delta State students and many other volunteers from schools and organizations. The group worked from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. a...
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Spring storm rolls through Bolivar
The damage from last night's storm left many without power and several tree limbs down. According to Cleveland Police Chief Buster Bingham, a large tree limb fell on top of a home on 600 Lee St., t...
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DSU OKRA camp promises fun exercise
Registration has opened for OKRA Camp at Delta State and kids attending have a lot to look forward too. OKRA camp is a summer day camp providing youth ages 6-8 and 9-11 a week-long opportunity to p...
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Hospital CEO tauts accomplishments
Bolivar Medical Center Interim CEO James Atkins stressed in a meeting with The Bolivar Commercial that the hospital strives to make continuous quality and safety improvements and hospital officials...
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Grant writer expresses concerns for Drew's direction
Emotions ran high at the Drew board meeting Tuesday. Special Projects Coordinator for South Delta Planning and Development District Tommy Goodwin was not on the agenda but he presented sincere conc...
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