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Delta Council meets for 83rd session

It’s called the fabric of our lives and for a region steeped in agricultural history, cotton is still king in many ways. Friday hundreds of farmers, business professionals, politicians, students and area residents met at Delta State University’s Bologna Performing Arts Center for the 83rd annual Delta Council meeting.
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Pruitt speaks on EPA changes and its futures

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…
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Car seat safety a concern

Summer time and the living is easy is a common idea during the hot months of summer. However, despite the relaxed mindset of summer and because so much traveling is done during the summer it’s important to remember car seat safety. Children should be in some form of a car…
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Fire inspector looks forward to completion of new station

Many residents have wondered about the construction of the new Cleveland Volunteer Fire Station that will be on Commerce Avenue.The building process will take time, and at the recent Cleveland Board of Aldermen meeting, city engineer Josh McPherson said when the foundation was first laid, it wasn't done up to…
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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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Congregants give back with community toy drive

The Carpenter's Center in Boyle put smiles on the faces of about 100 children during its first toy drive Tuesday. Pastor Johnathan Brown and his wife Ashley Brown both wanted to do something to give back to their community. The Carpenter's Center opened in April of 2016 and since then…
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Add vaccines to the back-to-school list

As the amount of days between summer and the upcoming school year becomes shorter and shorter, student health should be a top priority on the to do list. Add a doctor's visit to your back-to-school list this summer to ensure that your child's immunizations are up-to-date.  Parents in Bolivar County…
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