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Thompson vies for position

Lanell Jona Thompson is running for alderman of Mound Bayou on June 6, 2017. Lanell was born and raised in Mound Bayou. After graduating from high school, he served two years in the U.S. Army. Upon his return, he worked at the Delta Health Center. He then drove trucks for…
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County bridges being repaired

County Engineer Josh McPherson updated the Bolivar County Board of Supervisors Monday on bids received for the bridge replacement project. Supervisors awarded the bid for bridge No. 157 on Hiter Road over Snake Creek in Skene to McBride Company, LLC in the amount of $402,597.20.
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Firefighters respond to vacant apartment

 The Cleveland Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire call at Shamrock Apartments at 5:12 p.m. Monday. According to Fire Inspector Greg Jackson someone broke into one of the vacant apartments and set fire to a couch, where it was contained. No other damage was reported and no one was…
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New signs successful in marketing city

The Cleveland-Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce has finished the wayfinding signage placement throughout the city, allowing visitors to have more information about all the area has to offer. Signs are placed in the downtown area and along U.S. Highway 61 directing drivers to the Grammy Museum Mississippi, downtown, Delta State…
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Bayou graduation

Bayou graduation Bayou Academy seniors will graduate at 7 p.m. today in the school gymnasium. Elizabeth Ames, a member of the Texas House of Representatives will be guest speaker. Valedictorian is Kailyn Lofton and salutatorian is Ashlyn Cummins. Honor students are John Thomas Aycock, Cody Christopher Bowlin, Taylor Dennis Burrell…
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