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Hooper asks for vote

Hooper asks for vote The Rev. Curtis Hooper, a native of Shelby, is seeking reelection to the board of aldermen on June 6, 2017. I have served as alderman of Shelby for the past 20 years. I am married to Ruthie M. Johns Hooper, and we have three children and…
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DAA hosts young artists exhibit

The Delta Arts Alliance is hosting a special exhibit on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. featuring a unique group of artists.  DAA director Rori Herbison said, "This exhibit will feature the work of our four visual arts afterschool activities — Mini-Masterpieces I & II, Future Artists and Photography, under the direction of Kayla Sassenrath-Cole,…
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North Bolivar still working on phones

  North Bolivar Consolidated School District Financial manager Kelia Washington updated the trustees on the district’s phone disruption from last month. She said the district is still working with AT&T because no one seems to know where the phone lines are located in Shelby. Washington said AT&T would have to…
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Harris seeks mayoral re-election

Dan Harris seeks re-election as mayor for the city of Shelby. “It has been an honor to serve the citizens of Shelby for the past four years as mayor and I pledge to continue the same level of sincere and dedicated service if re-elected.”
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Library book sale begins Wednesday

Starting Wednesday, lovers of books will have their choice of around 10,000 books during the Friends of the Bolivar County Library System annual Used Book Sale at the Robinson-Carpenter Memorial Library in Cleveland. The books, donated from businesses and residents, range in genre from children's books, romance novels, science fiction,…
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Repairs begin on county courthouse

  The Bolivar County Courthouse in Cleveland is getting a much need facelift after being awarded a grant from the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. The grant of $128,000 is part of the Community Heritage Preservation program, which is only given to county or municipal governments, school districts, and…
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Dancing event offers unique look at DSU

      Your Delta State University favorites will be dancing the night away in fierce competition Saturday as The Office of Student Affairs presents Dancing with the DSU Stars at 7 p.m. in the Bologna Performing Arts Center. The event is free and open to the public.  
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Hall hired as head of MB Housing Authority

    Earl VanDorn Hall Sr., a Mound Bayou native, has taken on the role as executive director of the Mound Bayou Housing Authority. The Mound Bayou Housing Authority is a public housing agency that has been around for over 40 years serving the residents of Mound Bayou. It provides…
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