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Cleveland airport opens city up to new heights
The Cleveland Municipal Airport is more than a gateway to Cleveland, it is a shining star and proof was given to members of the airport board at Tuesday’s meeting. “We have two ongoing projects through Mississippi Department of Transportation Multimodal Funding,” said Josh McPherson, engineering man
Shelby Home Invaders Hold Gun to Baby’s Head
SHELBY, MS (Ben Caxton) — Armed men held a gun to an infant’s head during a home invasion in Shelby last week according to police. Chief of Police Kenneth Hampton said three individuals entered a home on Douglas Street in Shelby around 10:30 PM last Tuesday demanding money. Four men, a woman, and th
No Arrests Yet in South Street Pharmacy Burglary
CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — Police say they have yet to make an arrest in a Sunday evening break-in at the South Street Pharmacy in Cleveland. According to Cleveland Police Chief Buster Bingham officers arriving at the scene shortly before 8:30 PM saw that the glass of the front door had been broke
CCHS Wolves win two in hardwood action
The Cleveland Central Wolves had a busy but successful weekend on the hardwood. On Friday, the team traveled to play the Greenville High Hornets where they shocked the home crowd in Greenville by pulling off a 68-61 win.
Car Crashes and Catches Fire After Occupants Shot
GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — A car crashed into a utility pole and caught fire in Greenville late Monday night after the occupants were shot. Police found the grisly scene at Central and Theobald streets around 11:45 PM. Firefighters were called to extinguish the fire and extricate the victims. One
After Leaving Greenville Salvation Army Opens Store in Cleveland
CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Salvation Army apparently likes its new surroundings in Bolivar County. Just months after closing down operations in Greenville and moving into new headquarters in Cleveland, the Salvation Army has opened a new year-round store in the city. Suzzette McMillian Bogan,
Students, faculty and families celebrate ‘A’
Tuesday was a momentous day for Bell Academy; after years of hard work the Cleveland magnet school has received an “A” rating from the Mississippi Department of Education. The only other school in the county to receive an “A” was Hayes Cooper Center, another magnet school in the Cleveland School Dis
Details on R. Kelly Hiring Alleged Mistress Divorce Lawyer in Lawsuit Against Her Mississippi Sheriff Ex-Husband
There’s a lot to unpack but essentially it appears R. Kelly is being really petty. R. Kelly is currently in the midst of a legal battle which dates back to last year with Kenny Bryant, a Mississippi sheriff. Among the laundry list of accusations, and it is rather extensive, Bryant claims Kelly slept
Auto museum in Mississippi closing next year
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Mississippi man arrested for DUI crash involving 4 MPD squad cars
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A Mississippi man is facing a host of charges after police say he drove drunk and crashed into four squad cars on I-240 over the weekend. Police arrested 34-year-old Wellington Byas, of Greenville, Mississippi, early Sunday morning.
Sex Offender Chosen To Be Grand Marshal Of Mississippi Town's Christmas Parade
… Carolyn Whaley, owner of The Eclectic Emporium on Main Street, said the Christmas parade went right past her shop. "It doesn’t bother me," Whaley said. "He’s a very nice, friendly man. He has donated more money, helped the fire department, helped the police department, encouraged businesses to com
Hidden in Mississippi: A school that trains foreign military to fight terrorism
Your average fisherman would likely be surprised to suddenly see a team of boats carrying fully armed, tactically dressed military silently cruising by in the pre-dawn light. But regulars near the mouth of the Pearl River are probably used to it by now.
Retired Mississippi police dog rescued from animal shelter as handler gets demotion
A Mississippi cop has been demoted from the K9 unit to patrol duty after taking his retired four-legged partner to an animal shelter to be put up for adoption. Ringo sniffed out drugs for the Jackson Police Department for nine years until the dog's retirement this past October. Nevertheless, the Lab
Teen shot and killed in North Mississippi
The Tunica County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after a shooting at a Mississippi business. According to the news release, officers were called to the Lots of Love business on the 2200 block of U.S. Highway North on December 16.
FedEx offers Deltans job opportunities
Those who say good help is hard to find may want to visit Bolivar County the next time they are hiring. In the past week over 1,000 men and women from around the region have come to Cleveland to apply for permanent jobs at the Memphis center of shipping giant FedEx.
Sex offender serves as grand marshal of Mississippi town’s Christmas parade
SARDIS, Miss. — Some people in a north Mississippi town are complaining after the local chamber of commerce chose a sex offender as the grand marshal of the town Christmas parade.
Mississippi Segregation Schools Ban Pregnant and LGBTQ Students
Yes, you read that right. In Mississippi, there are schools that ban pregnant and LGBTQ students from attending, according to Huffington Post. Mississippi senator Cindy Hyde-Smith recently revealed that she attended a segregation academy in the past and then later sent her daughter to one. Segregati
The Breathtaking Overlook In Mississippi That Lets You See For Miles And Miles
The Mighty Mississippi is truly a sight to see. And while it can be seen from various parts of the state, Vicksburg offers some of the best views of the famous river. The city has not one but two overlooks, each of which lets you see for miles and miles. Take a look:
Mississippi’s crumbling infrastructure delays emergency services and puts lives at risk
Nearly 500 bridges in the state are in such disrepair that they’re closed and state, county and local governments lack the funding for repairs. This has serious, sometimes deadly, consequences for residents when emergency responders can’t quickly reach those in need.
Bulldogs beat Bearcats in biggest game of Mississippi State's early season
STARKVILLE – The tension inside Humphrey Coliseum circulated through the entire arena when No. 17 Mississippi State hosted Cincinnati on Saturday night. Bulldogs head coach Ben Howland bounced the ball in frustration after a Mississippi State turnover. The Bearcats’ man in charge, Mick Cronin, threw