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Prepare for more wintry weather

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Bill Quinton, EMA director for Bolivar County, calls for residents to bundle up for snow and more cold weather.According to Quinton, the area is expected to get from 1-3 inches of snow between 6 p.m. today and noon Tuesday.  
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Dye remembered as business driven and friend

 BC Staff Long-time Cleveland resident and banker Calvin Dye passed away Wednesday in Tupelo. Dye retired as president from Cleveland State Bank after 25 years of service and was currently serving as a member of the board of directors of the bank.  "I've know Calvin for 28 years. I've worked with…
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Cleveland Police chase suspected bank robber

Cleveland Police led the way in a high-speed chase Wednesday when an officer spotted a vehicle supposedly used in an armed robbery in Greenville.  According to a press release from Assistant Chief Michael Merchant of the Greenville Police Department, officers were dispatched at 11:20 a.m. Wednesday to Southern Bancorp, located…
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MLK program to honor musician, remember vision

The 100 Black Men of Bolivar County will commemorate the life of local musician Eddie Edwards at this year's Dr. Martin Luther King Annual Memorial Services at 11 a.m. Monday at United Baptist Church in Cleveland.  Sen. Willie Simmons, president of the 100 Black Men of Bolivar County, will honor…
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Girl Scouts begin selling famous cookies

How can one keep their New Year's resolution of losing weight when it's the official season for Girl Scout cookies?Between now and late March, Cleveland and Bolivar County Girl Scout troops will be selling cookies, ranging in price from $4 to $5.
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Gough-Davis to lead MLK Day parade

Dr. Nora Gough-Davis will be the grand marshal at this year’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Parade. Gough-Davis said, "I’m more than honored to be named the grand marshal of the parade. My father had the honor of being named grand marshal of this very same parade before he passed…
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Hunting illegal in Rosedale park

Rosedale Councilman Tracy Robinson asked about illegal hunting activity at the Great River Road State Park at Tuesday's meeting.Robinson said he had recently driven by the park and saw a man with several deer in his truck.
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Cleveland loses star athlete in shooting

New Year’s Eve proved to be a sad night for Cleveland Central High School as student-athlete Larry Tyler III died from an apparent accidental shooting.According to Cleveland Police Chief Buster Bingham, officers were called to Bolivar Medical Center in Cleveland about 10 p.m. in regards to a gunshot victim.  
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