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Grierson urges positivity during parent meeting

    Randy Grierson, the new principal for Cleveland Central High School, hosted a meeting for parents, students, and faculty on Monday to discuss plans for the upcoming school year. After having faculty stand for recognition, and students and parents do the same, Grierson began the meeting with the mission…
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Leaders named for Wolves athletic teams

Monday night, the first building blocks for the athletic programs at Cleveland Central High School were put into place. The Cleveland School District approved the hiring of Leroy Cotton as athletic director and Ricky Smither as head football coach of the Wolves.
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Committee offers transition ideas

    A facilitator for the Multi-Racial Advisory Committee presented a plan to the Cleveland School District Board of Trustees Monday that will help students transition into the new school year. Committee member Patrick Davis said he and the other members discussed an athletic advisory committee, the curriculum and academics,…
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DSU cuts ribbon on unique outdoor lab

A ribbon cutting ceremony and social was held Saturday at Forest E. Wyatt's Gymnasium in honor of the new Dave Heflin's Outdoor Recreation Education Laboratory. During the ceremony, many DSU faculty and staff spoke about their experiences with outdoor recreations and the experiences they have shared with Dave Heflin.
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New city site signs near installation

  Visitors to Cleveland will be able to better locate places of interest in the next few weeks as the city is getting closer to installation of long awaited wayfinding signs. Officials with the Cleveland-Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce hope to install approximately 20-27 wayfinding signs in areas, such as…
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American Legion donates to CHS band

    American Legion Mississippi Delta Post 1776 recently donated a total of $20,000 to the Cleveland High School band. Adjutant Joseph Kersh, who has been working with the American Legion since 2012, said the money they denoted was to go towards new band instruments and a trip they are…
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Historic Shaw High to be restored

    The West Bolivar Consolidated School District has plans to renovate the abandoned Shaw High School with the help of a $120,000 Community Heritage Preservation Grant from the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. The grant was awarded in December as part of a nearly $2 million for 17…
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Christmas Eve dinner planned for community

A community Christmas Eve dinner will be held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the Fannie Lou Hamer Multi-Purpose Complex. Minister Levester Moton, Moton Construction, Heroines of Jericho Ruleville Court No.134 and Ruleville Central High School Class of 1995 sponsor the event.
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