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Wreck claims life

On Friday December 11, 2015 at 6:03p.m., troopers along with Sunflower County deputies and Sunflower County fire rescue officials were called to a two vehicle accident on US Highway 49 near Parchman.
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Christmas joy comes in shoeboxes

Can there be joy in a box? For many impoverished children around the world, a simple shoebox does provide joy at Christmas.  First Baptist Church in Cleveland is collecting shoeboxes filled with items that a child would enjoy or need as part of the Operation Christmas Child project through Nov.…
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City looks at adding speed bumps on Aloe

Updates on the caboose downtown and the discussion of speed bumps were on the agenda at Tuesday's Cleveland Board of Aldermen meeting. Rev. Leroy Carter of Old St. Phillip Church spoke of concerns about the Aloe Street traffic and requested rubber speed breakers. The boardroom was filled with church members…
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Relay for Life'ers get walking shoes ready

  The annual Relay For Life is set to begin Friday at 6 p.m. with the Survivor Lap at the Cleveland High School track. In addition to the Survivor Lap, there will be a Luminary Service and the word "hope" will be spelled out in the stands with luminaries, which…
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City lauds police officer

Cleveland Police Officer Emily McCain was surprised when she was honored by the Cleveland Board of Aldermen recently for going above and beyond the call of duty. "I had no idea I was getting recognized. My dad just told me I had to be there," said McCain  
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Board seesaws on police chief

 In a re-scheduled Shelby Board of Aldermen meeting held Tuesday, discussion continued on the police chief.   The confusion began with the adoption of minutes from the January and February meetings and continued with concerns on voting to terminate Police Chief Patrick Johnson and then votes to reinstate him.  
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