Winning students named at competition in Dermott
Students in Julia Boatner's homeroom class at Dermott Elementary School recently competed in an art and essay invitational in observance of the 106th birthday of John H. Johnson, founder of Johnson Publishing Co. Johnson was born Jan. 19, 1918, in Arkansas City. He died in 2005. The competition and awards...
A Reckoning in Cleveland: COVID Cuts Slash Laptops, Summer School, After-School
The Cleveland school district, one of the poorest and largest recipients of federal COVID relief cash in the country, may soon slash summer school, after-school and a program providing laptops for every student as the flow of aid ends this summer. Those initiatives, created to help the high-poverty district’s students after schools closed during the […]
A Slice of Heaven: Indianola's 3 Unmissable Pizza Experiences
In this article, we explore three top-notch pizzerias in Indianola. Have you had the chance to savor their offerings? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Rescheduled Lake Chicot drawdown meeting February 28
LAKE VILLAGE — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, February 28 at the Lake Village Fire Station at 2017 Arkansas Hwy 65 to talk about the upcoming drawdown scheduled for Lake Chicot in southeast Arkansas. The meeting was originally set...
🚧 Traffic Reverting to U.S. 82 in Leland, Mississippi Amidst Ongoing Bypass Construction
The time displayed is local to the original X account in The State of Mississippi. In an essential update for motorists in Washington County, traffic which had been previously diverted to a detour route will once again take its original path on U.S. 82 in Leland starting Monday, February 26. This change is a significant development as part of the U.S. 82 Greenville Bypass construction project. Motorists are advised to take note of this update and plan their commutes accordingly to accommodate this transition. For more details on the traffic swap and the construction progress, please visit the provided link: https://t.co/OPf43CIMhT.
Authorities Investigate Benoit Shooting
BENOIT, MS – On Monday, February 19, 2024, at approximately 1035 hours, the Bolivar County Sheriff’s Office responded to a gunshot victim incident at 95A Ingersol Rd. in Benoit. The victim, identified as twenty-five-year-old Marchello Hoskin of Benoit, had sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was being transported by...
Old Art Building’s Blue Lantern Tea series counters information malaise
Judy Frederick, Sara Hartley and Barbara, Burkhardt—the heart and soul of the Blue Lantern Tea Series. Photo by Katie Dunn. “Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.”. Those are the prescient, portending words of Gertrude Stein, the American 20th century expatriate, novelist,...
DSU President Inaugration
Delta state university officially has a new president on campus after Saturday’s inauguration of Dr. Daniel Ennis. Gwendolyn J. Thomas met Ennis and has high exceptions that delta state will be in good hands as it starts its next hundred years. Gwendolyn j. Thomas- " Well I just met...
Highschool Baseball | 26 February Clarksdale Boys Game Notice
The Clarksdale Boys Baseball team will have a Non-conference game with Bayou Academy(Cleveland, MS) on 26 February, 2024, 6 PM. As of now, Wildcats has won 0 games and lost 0 games, and the winning rate is 0.
Savor the Flavor: 4 Must-Visit Mexican Restaurants in Cleveland
This article presents a guide to four Mexican restaurants in Cleveland. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Entergy appoints new customer service manager for our area
Entergy Mississippi has appointed new customer service managers to four areas within its service territory. Combined, the new managers will work with distribution teams in their respective areas to support communities in and around Vicksburg, Pearl, Greenville, and Brookhaven. Mitchell Johnson is based in the Vicksburg office, serving customers in...
Bolivar County shooting leaves 1 man in critical condition
BENOIT - A shooting this morning in bolivar county is under investigation by the Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department. Delta News reporter Jasmine Steverson was there on the scene to find out what happened. Around 10’oclock Monday morning is when Benoit resident Jennifer Thomas said she received the call that...
Mississippi Man's Mission to Stop Youth Violence
Greenville - A Mississippi man is on mission to stop the spread of youth gun violence and gang activity plaguing many cities around the country. Marc Fomby, who is a Youth Development and Training Specialist, shared his message as the guest speaker at the Washington County Youth Court Volunteer Service Program Thursday evening held at the Washington County Convention Center.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.78 and $2.97 in Cleveland as of 2024-02-24. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.282 , according to AAA.
Funeral Details Released for Delta Police Chief Kenneth Hampton
YAZOO CITY, Miss.–The funeral for a well-known Delta police chief is Saturday. Kenneth Hampton, who served as chief in Yazoo City, Shelby and Tchula, will be buried at Cypress Gardens Cemetery after a noon service at the L.T Miller Community center in Yazoo. Hampton, known for his tough talk...
New DSU president prioritizes Rolling Fork ahead of inauguration. See the plans
Dan Ennis was just learning about the Mississippi Delta in general and Delta State University, specifically, last March. On March 28, 2023, the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning named Ennis the ninth president of DSU in Cleveland. Just four days earlier, however, about an hour's drive south of Cleveland, an EF-4 wedge tornado ripped...
A Culinary Tour of Italy: Top 3 Italian Restaurants in Cleveland
This article presents a guide to three exceptional Italian restaurants in Cleveland. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Mississippi Valley State vs. Prairie View A&M: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch
Two sliding teams hit the court when the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils (0-27, 0-14 SWAC) host the Prairie View A&M Panthers (10-17, 5-9 SWAC) on February 26, 2024. The Delta Devils will look to stop a 27-game losing streak against the Panthers, losers of three straight. Mississippi Valley State...
This project had good intensions but is not a good idea. Here's why
At first blush, one can only hope that plans for a “Military Wall of Honor” in my old hometown of Leland is one of those ideas that evaporates in the presence of thought. As outlined to me in an email from an old classmate at Leland High School, who is spearheading the undertaking, the plan is to erect a granite wall that would include the names of all from the community who have ever served in uniform.
Irish Seek Best Start in 20 Years with 4-Game Series at Florida International
Notre Dame (3-0) will be seeking its fourth victory to start the 2024 season Friday night when the Irish begin a four-game series with Florida International (3-1) at FIU Stadium in Miami. The 3-0 start – a sweep at Rice last weekend in Houston by scores of 3-1, 9-5 and...