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North Bolivar opens with one high school Thursday

After eight months of legal battles, the Supreme Court of Mississippi has ended the fight concerning the merger of John F. Kennedy Memorial High School and Broad Street High School by the North Bolivar Consolidated School District.Filed Tuesday, the order reads, “After due consideration, the Court finds that the motion…
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Girl Scouts plan special Saturday

Girls are taking center stage Saturday in the 59 counties of the Girl Scouts Heart of the South Council. Jenny Jones, chief community engagement officer, said this is the third Girl Scout Saturday and a variety of events have been planned throughout the council area to provide adults and girls…
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Sisters write book to show real Delta women

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Catherine Egley Waggoner and Laura Egley Taylor grew up in Leland and while neither woman lives in the Delta now, their home has remained a part of their identity as it does for many southerners. The sisters decided to show the world the Delta they knew through a series of…
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Drug bust in Renova

  Members of the Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant Friday at a residence on Old U.S. Hwy 61 in Renova. During the search, authorities recovered approximately one-half pound of high-end marijuana and several hydrocodone pills.
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New book sheds light on old problem

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In her new book, Jane Hern has created a unique look back at a turbulent time period in Mississippi history and the history of the country in general. "A Past That Won't Rest, Images of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi" is a collection of previously unpublished photographs taken by…
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Youth leadership program seeks new members

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Some Delta students will be taking on more responsibility than homework and making it to class on time. A group of students will be attending bimonthly classes to learn leadership skills that will help them improve their communities.
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