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Freedom Fellows show off skills; share vision

  If you believe what you see on television, teenagers are apathetic, self centered and too busy playing with a cell phone or a tablet to be aware of what is happening in the world let alone care enough to change it. The reality however is that many teens right…
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Delta Fresh Foods brings local produce to shoppers

Fresh, local produce is one of the simple joys of summer but unfortunately not everyone has access to it. Delta Fresh Foods is working to change that. The group is a partnership of community members, businesses, and local non-profits working together to make produce easily available to the citizens in…
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Raise a pint to the United Way

You can't spell fundraiser without fun and that was the idea behind last year's United Way event BBQ and Brews. United Way Director Corley Mullins and her team decided to think outside the box and plan an exciting summer event. 
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More veterans meetings on the horizon for July

Last month the Mississippi Veteran's Affairs Bureau held a town hall meeting in Cleveland to help veterans and their families get information about benefits and opportunities that might be available. The Bolivar Commercial has received numerous phone calls and emails from people who are curious about future events or would…
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Dramatic firework displays require planning, caution

With the Fourth of July on the horizon, many people are thinking about the parties and barbecues that inevitably accompany the holiday. At those events adults often set off fireworks displays while kids play with sparklers and bottle rockets but it is easy to forget that fireworks can be dangerous…
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Sherman wins county; Baria wins state

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Mississippi State Rep. David Baria won Tuesday’s Democratic U.S. Senate nomination against businessman Howard Sherman. He will face incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker in November’s General Election. Howard narrowly defeated Baria in the primary election earlier this month.
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