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Harbin, Clemons presented with Delta State’s outstanding faculty and staff awards

CLEVELAND, Miss.—Delta State University recently announced its 2022 outstanding staff and faculty award winners during the Spring 2022 Commencement Exercise May 5. The 2022 S.E. Kossman Outstanding Teacher Award was presented to Dr. Tomeka Harbin, chair and associate professor of management in the College of Business and Aviation. Craig Clemons, manager of Custodial Services and Event Management, received the 2022 H.L. Nowell Outstanding Staff Award.
CLEVELAND, MS
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Mayor Simmons Announces Utility and Rental Assistance for Greenville Residents

The City of Greenville, in collaboration with Resilience Development Corporation, is offering utility and rental assistance for residents. This program provides services to eligible renters who have experienced economic hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This program will occur at Percy Library on Friday, May 20th, from 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. For more information, contact Resilience Development Corporation at 662-545-4547.
GREENVILLE, MS
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Cleveland PD Responds To Multiple Shootings

The Cleveland Police Department responded to a call at a residence in the 100 blk of East End Street at 9:20 a.m. yesterday concerning a subject that had been shot. When officers arrived they found Henry Hunter in the back bedroom with what appeared to be gunshot wounds. EMS was called and Mr. Hunter was transported to the Bolivar Medical Center where he was later flown out to another medical facility for treatment.
CLEVELAND, MS
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April 2022 Employee of the Month: Edward Duke

Job Title, Department: Crew Leader, Facilities Management. Employee of the month for what month/year: April 2022. It’s nice to be recognized for the hard work you do and to be appreciated. It’s easy to go through life and not feel appreciated, so it’s nice to be appreciated by your colleagues.
CLEVELAND, MS
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86 to graduate from WCU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine Saturday

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - More than 80 students will graduate Saturday from the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Some will stay in Mississippi to do their residency. George Stevens, a 31-year-old student from St. Louis, Missouri, will do his residence at Delta Health in Greenville. Hannah Ramsey, who’s...
JONES COUNTY, MS
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Retired Ruleville Fire Chief Passes Away

The Bolivar County Volunteer Fire Department is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of a dear colleague today: Retired Chief Butch Jenkins from Ruleville VFD. Chief Jenkins was as steadfast and dedicated to the fire service as they come and will be sorely missed. They will share additional information...
RULEVILLE, MS
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Delta State students & faculty present during two regional science conferences

It was a busy spring semester for students and faculty of Delta State University’s Division of Mathematics and Sciences. Four students and four faculty members from the Division presented during the 86th annual meeting of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences (MAS), held in Biloxi, Miss. In addition, two students and a faculty member participated in the 83rd annual Association of Southeast Biologists Conference, hosted in Little Rock, Ark.
CLEVELAND, MS
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Delta State’s oldest graduate, Jutta Ferretti, leaves generous estate gift

CLEVELAND, Miss.—As one of Delta State University’s oldest graduating students, the late Jutta Karnstedt Ferretti of Shelby, Miss. attributed the education she gained at Delta State with providing her a new lease on life. Now, she’s ensuring others have that same experience through a generous estate gift to the Delta State Foundation.
CLEVELAND, MS

How one community program is helping Delta kids learn to love reading

CLEVELAND — As a speech pathologist, Corrine Hegwood has been asking children what they like to read about for a long time. But it’s a question she’s been asking more often recently, since she co-founded Reading at the Park with her husband and other community members. On Saturday, they hosted their sixth event at Sterling-Anderson Park in Cleveland, giving away books, diapers, and pizza to the families in attendance.
CLEVELAND, MS
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DSU Alumni Association hosts inaugural Past Presidents Dinner

CLEVELAND, Miss.— The Delta State University Alumni Association recently honored its past presidents during its inaugural Past Presidents Dinner. The special occasion was hosted April 9 in the Atrium of Kent Wyatt Hall. After more than a year of COVID-19 restrictions, the event was opportunity for the current and past leaders of the organization to reconnect, fellowship and discuss the past and future of the DSU Alumni Association.
CLEVELAND, MS
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Marty Ross Moncrief

Marty Ross Moncrief, 56, of McGehee, passed away May 14, 2022 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello. He was born September 10, 1965 in Dumas to Carolyn Leach Moncrief and the late Denver Moncrief. Marty spend most of his life farming. He always loved the outdoors, farming, hunting, fishing, being...
MCGEHEE, AR
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JaKaiyla LaTwoyne Lowe

JaKaiyla LaTwoyne Lowe was born, September 29, 1993 in Greenville, MS to Towada Taylor McCloud-Newkirk and the late Jessie Lee Lowe. JaKaiyla accepted Christ at an early age at Little Providence Baptist Church, Picayune, MS, under the leadership of Rev. Phillip McSwain, Sr. After moving to Houston, TX, on November 11, 2018, he reaffirmed his faith in Christ by getting baptized again at The Fountain of Praise Worship Center in Houston, TX under the leadership of Rev. Remus E. Wright. JaKaiyla was also a graduate of the 2012 class of Hancock High School, Kiln, MS.
PICAYUNE, MS

Meet MEDC Monday Features Lauren Spurlock

Lauren Knight-Spurlock joined the staff of MEDC in April 2022. Lauren was the executive director of the Lake Village Chamber of Commerce prior to joining the MEDC Staff as executive assistant. She has experience in marketing/community events and small business engagement which she will use to develop a new Small Business Program for MEDC. She is currently working in partnership with the Monticello A&P Commission planning the Monticello Independence Day Celebration. Lauren, her husband Sam and step-son Dallas enjoy spending time outdoors together.
MONTICELLO, AR
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Two Vehicle Crash - Lake Village

On Monday, May 16, 2022 about 2:50pm Newton County 9-1-1 center received reports of a two vehicle crash with entrapment in the area of SR 55 at CR 900 N. (1 mile south of the SR 10 and SR 55 intersection) The preliminary investigation indicated that a 23 year old...
NEWTON COUNTY, IN

Delta State adopts new course material program

CLEVELAND, Miss. (WJTV) – Delta State University (DSU) adopted the First Day Ready program in an effort to better assist students at the start of the semester. School leaders said the program allows undergraduate students to access their course materials before the first day of class, with an average savings of between 35% to 50%. […]
CLEVELAND, MS
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MDNHA announces new Grants Leadership Academy

CLEVELAND, Miss.—The Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area (MDNHA) is announcing a revamped grants program, with the proposal application portal opening in summer 2022. Known as the MDNHA Grants Leadership Academy, the retooled federally-funded grants program will feature a maximum grant value of $29,500 per project. Grantee organizations must match their proposed projects at least 1:1 with non-federal in-kind or cash resources.
CLEVELAND, MS
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JaKaiyla Lowe Obituary (1993 – 2022) – Houston, TX

JaKaiyla LaTwoyne Lowe was born, September 29, 1993, in Greenville, MS to Towada Taylor McCloud-Newkirk and the late Jessie Lee Lowe. JaKaiyla accepted Christ at an early age at Little Providence Baptist Church, Picayune, MS, under the leadership of Rev. Phillip McSwain, Sr. After moving to Houston, TX, on November 11, 2018, he reaffirmed his faith in Christ by getting baptized again at The Fountain of Praise Worship Center in Houston, TX under the leadership of Rev. Remus E. Wright. JaKaiyla was also a graduate of the 2012 class of Hancock High School, Kiln, MS.
HOUSTON, TX
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