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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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MHP releases weekend stats

  After patrolling the roads for Memorial Day Weekend the Mississippi Highway Patrol has released the holiday totals. Troop D, which encompasses the Delta, including Bolivar County, issued 20 DUIs and one drug arrest.  D also had 605 hazard tickets, which range from speeding tickets to reckless driving, and 312…
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Actors sought for historic production

  Actor Tom Moses will end his time in Mound Bayou this weekend as he continues his search for actors to be in the play "Before the Dream."  "It’s a play based on black history. We are doing this play in relationship to the town of Mound Bayou. It has…
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Abe Hudson Jr.

  When it comes to dedication for the Mississippi Delta, Abe Hudson Jr. is a definite bell ringer.Hudson is running for the Mississippi House of Representatives District 29.
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School board votes to challenge court ruling

Nearly a year after a federal court hearing, the Cleveland School District received notice late Friday that the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi ordered the district to consolidate its secondary schools.  The Cleveland School District Board of Trustees had a special called meeting Monday night to…
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Residents warned of Red Cross scam

  The American Red Cross is now in Bolivar County bringing relief to flood victims, however there are many people taking advantage of their presence. According to the Red Cross, it's been brought to their attention that people are posing as disaster case workers and soliciting funds from unknowing flood…
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MDE to host literacy meeting

The Mississippi Department of Education is holding five meetings throughout the state for parents of kindergarten through third grade students to share information on how they can help their child become better readers.
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Naginbhai Thakorbhai Patel

Naginbhai Thakorbhai Patel, 53, of Ruleville passed away at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, in Ruleville. First visitation was from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, January 21, 2016, at Ray Funeral Home. A second visitation was from 10 a.m-noon Friday, January 22, 2016, at Ray Funeral Home.
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2015 ends with closings

  As many begin to fill champagne flutes to toast in the New Year, businesses all over Bolivar County will close their doors to ring in 2016 with their own families.  All federal and state government offices will be closed.
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