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Options open for Cleveland students with dual credits

  Cleveland Central High School’s principal Randy Grierson is focused on keeping college attendance on the mind of each of his students in the upcoming school year. CCHS will offer several opportunities for dual credit and dual enrollment, allowing students to earn college credit before their high school graduation.
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West Bolivar puts interim supe on leave; discusses buget

The West Bolivar Consolidated School Board of Trustees placed Interim Superintendent Larry Walker on administrative leave at a special called meeting Friday. "During our executive session, the board did take action on two items. The first item was to relieve Mr. Walker as interim superintendent and place him on administrative…
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Two plea guilty in murders

Kenneth Akridge II was sentenced on April 21 to three consecutive life sentences for the murder of Ray Russell, Teresa Russell, and Emmitt Ray Russell. The defendant was initially charged with the crimes of capital murder and firearm enhancement for counts one and two. He was also charged with capital…
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Walk set to bring awareness of gun violence

Drew natives Kenwaun Meeks, Tamica Meeks and Davida Johnson are organizing a walk for gun violence awareness at 9 a.m. July 15 near downtown Drew. "My sister Tamika Meeks and myself were on the phone talking after an incident happened in Drew, a guy was shot, and they claimed it…
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County to be home of web series

Filmmaker and owner of Obsidian Creative Studios (OCS), Winfield Ezell, Jr. wants to bring a new form of storytelling to the Mississippi Delta with a web series titled "The Real Delta." "I believe the Mississippi Delta, and really the Delta as a whole and the south is a seed to…
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Delta State joins day of Yoga

Delta State University will honor the International Day of Yoga at 8 a.m. Friday on the Quad with a free public yoga gathering. All ages are encouraged to join the event and participants are asked to bring their own mats or blankets.
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