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Cleveland students show yearbook work

  Cleveland Central High School students presented their Purple Christmas Showcase, a gallery featuring their work with the Cleveland Yearbook Friday at the Delta Art Alliance.Students involved were of Ava Lubin, Macy Robinson, Holly Stanley and Charles Virden and Cleveland Yearbook Project Manager was Charles Coleman.
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MB hires new attorney

MOUND BAYOU – Mayor Eulah Peterson had to break a tie vote at Tuesday’s board of aldermen meeting concerning the hiring of new city attorney.Peterson said it was her job to make the recommendation and though not all aldermen were present, there was a quorum.
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Neighborhood to decide park future

The Cleveland Board of Aldermen wants to hear what the people want after a lengthy discussion Tuesday concerning the baseball field at the intersection of White Street and Pearl Avenue. Years ago, Clarence Chapman gifted the area to the city, dedicating the park and creating a ball field for neighborhood…
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Due to Trump, some skipping museum opening

Mississippi Sen. Willie Simmons will not attend Saturday's grand opening of the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Simmons said his reason for not attending has nothing to with President Trump attending the event, which has caused many to boycott the opening.
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Hudson plans 2 town halls

Mississippi Rep. Abe Hudson Jr. is hosting two town hall meetings next week.The first will be held from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Alcorn State University Demonstration Farm, 294 Granger/Dorsey Road in Mound Bayou.The second will also be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday the Rosedale Public Library, 703 Front St.…
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Chamber of Commerce opens its doors to the public

The Cleveland-Bolivar Chamber of Commerce held an open house Tuesday to reveal the newly renovated building and to honor the donors who sponsored the 50 Nights of Lights decorations.Beck Nowell, chair of the holiday decoration committee, thanked the other members of the committee and volunteers who helped with the decorations.
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Supervisors urged to prepare for 2020 Census

    Paheadra Robinson, Mississippi Partnership Specialist to the U.S. Census Bureau, spoke to the Bolivar County Board of Supervisor Monday about getting Bolivar County prepared for the 2020 Census. "We want to start early making sure we are educating people and getting the word out as soon as we…
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Cleveland chief speaks on church security

Recently Cleveland Police Chief Buster Bingham was asked by the members of the Exchange Club of Cleveland to give them tips on how to keep people safe at church.In 2016, the Mississippi Church Protection Act became law in response to the church massacre that occurred in Charleston, SC, and it…
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Annual Art in the Alley changes

  Keep Cleveland Boring is hosting Crafts and Drafts at 5p.m. on Thursday, on the patio of Hey Joe's.According to Michael Stanley, art director at Delta State University, this event will replace the annual Art in the Alley."Now that the alley is gone we are trying to find a home…
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Shaw teacher killed in car accident

Ninth-grade Shaw High School teacher Chandra Jennings and husband Richard Smith were killed in a Jackson car accident early Sunday morning.Around 1:30 a.m. Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a one-vehicle accident that claimed the lives of Jennings and Smith, both from Indianola.According to a report from MHP, Smith, 53, lost…
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