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Members of the Delta State community are set to gather Saturday to celebrate Dr. Wayne Blansett’s 40 years of service

April 24, 2015
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The current Student Affairs VP has served in many capacities since he began working on the Cleveland campus when he was 23 years old. Coordinator says the 3pm retirement celebration in Wyatt Hall will focus on the legendary contributions...

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Shelby residents this week paused for a moment to reflect on the great train wreck of 1974

April 24, 2015
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The small community was rattled out of bed sometime after 3 o’clock one morning in April by what was described as the sound of a tornado. At dawn twisted...

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State public health officials say the number of recent Spice overdoses in Mississippi has shot up to an alarming 473 hospital visits

April 24, 2015
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Well over twice as many as their last count just one week ago. The synthetic marijuana is an inexpensive mixture of herbs and unregulated psychoactive chemicals that is easy...

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Burglary suspects cooling their heels

April 24, 2015
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Police in Cleveland say they’ve arrested a trio of suspected burglars. Investigators probing a reported series of break-ins in...

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The National Trust for Historic Preservation subsidiary Main Street Center has recognized Cleveland for it’s exemplary commitment to historic preservation and community revitalization

April 24, 2015
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Team Cleveland Main Street has received 2015 accreditation for meeting performance standards to revitalize commercial districts while maintaining their...

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Corrections officials say they will be interviewing potential candidates for openings at Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman

April 24, 2015
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Correctional officers must be at least 21, without a criminal record, have completed high school classes, and present a...

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City leaders in Cleveland have honored a local police officer for her potentially lifesaving actions in helping a seriously wounded man

April 23, 2015
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After police say a stabbing victim wandered away from the scene, Officer Emily McCain found the man bleeding profusely...

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The Diabetic Telehealth Network at North Sunflower Medical Center is featured in the new documentary film “RX: The quiet revolution”

April 23, 2015
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Filmmaker David Grubin focused on health systems in Alaska, Maine, San Francisco and the Delta. Diabetes is more prevalent...

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Health crisis spurs proposed ban on Spice

April 23, 2015
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Proposed action to address what public health officials and law enforcement in Mississippi and surrounding states have called a...

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Smoking is already prohibited in most public buildings in Glen Allan, so local leaders have abandoned a proposal to make the community smoke free

April 22, 2015
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A unanimous vote Monday by members of the Washington County Board of Supervisors to no longer pursue a local...

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