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Grant means more garden space for Bell students

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Bell Academy teachers Amy Tarver and Kelsey Overstreet work with Bell students Gus and Ida Grey Moore-Adams to repaint benches at the elementary school on Thursday. The outdoor classroom and garden renovation was made possible in part through a grant from Farm to School and donations from local business.

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Dept. of Education signs off on school merger

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Members of the North Bolivar Consolidated School Board at Thursday’s meeting to discuss the upcoming school year, where they announced a school start change but did not indicate if students would be attending Broad Street High School, John F. Kennedy Memorial High School or North Side High School.

North Bolivar Consolidated School District has been given the green light from the Mississippi Department of Education to move from five schools to three.

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Restored Dockery gin brings history to life

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The Delta boasts many National Historic Registry places, dozens of Mississippi historical markers and a large number of Blues Trail markers. Even among these special places, Dockery Farms in Sunflower County is unique because it can claim all three distinctions. 

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Pruitt speaks on EPA changes and its futures

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In an agricultural community, there is a fine line to walk with regards to the land that provides recreation, employment, food and income for so many people. At the 83rd annual Delta Council meeting Friday, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt explained his ideas on how to walk that line and what he sees as the future of the agency.

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