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Add vaccines to the back-to-school list

As the amount of days between summer and the upcoming school year becomes shorter and shorter, student health should be a top priority on the to do list. Add a doctor's visit to your back-to-school list this summer to ensure that your child's immunizations are up-to-date.  Parents in Bolivar County…
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Afternoon wreck shuts down highway

  Around 2 p.m. on Monday, Mississippi Highway Patrol Troopers along with Bolivar County Sheriff's Department and Bolivar County Volunteer Fire Department were called to an accident on U.S. Highway 61 near Merigold.  According to Trooper Tony Dunn, Roy Caston, 56, of Bolivar County was traveling south on U.S. 61…
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Grammy offers free admission to military

  Grammy Museum Mississippi is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense The program will run through Labor Day.  Leadership…
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Enjoy an old fashioned summer day

  Good Old Fashioned Day is right around the corner so grab your jacks, stop watching Howdy Doody and head to downtown Cleveland on June 11.  Each year the Cleveland-Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce sponsors this fun event, which features games, photos, and food.
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Teenager fatally shot Sunday

  On Sunday, the Coahoma County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to a call located at 233 Coldwater River Road in Jonestown.  Upon arrival, deputies located a deceased male juvenile inside the residence. This person appeared to have suffered a gunshot wound to the chest an was identified as Jaylon…
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Mound Bayou Fire

  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…
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