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Repairs begin on county courthouse

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The Bolivar County Courthouse in Cleveland is getting a much need facelift after being awarded a grant from the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

The grant of $128,000 is part of the Community Heritage Preservation program, which is only given to county or municipal governments, school districts, and nonprofit organizations.

In order to receive the grant, all buildings have to be designated Mississippi Landmarks.

 

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Board sees sample of new band uniform

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Cleveland School District financial manager Lisa Holtz show recently showed the board of trustees a sample of the Cleveland Central Wolves band uniform that was proposed by the band directors.

Holtz said, "One of the things we have been working on very intensely because of the time frame for the last three weeks is getting uniforms, cheerleaders, yearbooks and getting branding off the ground."

 

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Freedom Project to play 5,000 books in Rosedale schools

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Nearly 5,000 books have been donated to the Rosedale Freedom Project according to the director Jeremiah Smith.

“One of the number one things that boosts student’s reading scores is independent reading and no one wants to read boring or beat up books. It’s really important to get high interest books for kids," said Smith.

 

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Healthcare in Mississippi holds many secrets

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The unknown aspects of healthcare in Mississippi were revealed to the audience at the Delta State University Colloquia Distinguished Speakers Lecture Wednesday.

Dr. LouAnn Woodward, vice chancellor for Health Affairs at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, shed light on education, research, and clinical care in Mississippi.

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Pianist Bruce Levingston entertains at DAR Spring Tea

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Renowned pianist Bruce Levingston performed at the home of the Honorable John and Katherine Pearson in Rosedale for the Daughters of the American Revolution's Spring Tea on Sunday.

Levingston, a native of Cleveland, is a critically acclaimed pianist in classical music. He has performed all over the world including France, Chile and Brazil.

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Nailor shows support for Wish grantee with ice cream social

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On Friday, the Parent Teacher Association at H.M. Nailor Elementary School in Cleveland hosted an Ice Cream Social fundraiser in honor of Tori Cameron, 9, who is in remission from leukemia.

Tori was recently granted a wish to Disney World through the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Mississippi and proceeds from the social were donated to the foundation in her honor.

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Congregants give back with community toy drive

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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 the congregation has done much for the community but this Christmas they wanted to do something extra special.

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Personal contact, training important to local law

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With the recent shootings involving law enforcement, President Obama took to the press Thursday to address the death of two men by police gunfire. He then returned to the press to express his sadness over the death of five officers in Dallas.

A concept the president continued to reiterate during his press conferences was his Task Force on 21st Century Policing. In 2015, the Task Force released recommendations to provide meaningful solutions to help law enforcement agencies and communities strengthen trust and collaboration, while ushering the nation into the next phase of community-focused policing.

 

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Mound Bayou Fire

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A large fire in Mound Bayou on Saturday caused several volunteer fire department districts to respond to 303 Lafayette Ave. 

According to Mound Bayou Fire Chief Edgar Glover, "No one was hurt, thank God. The family managed to get out and we did have some people who were already out in the neighborhood. One person who saw the fire was a firefighter and so he radioed in."

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