Month: September 2021

Cleveland Octoberfest

Scheduled for October 8 & 9 By Angela Rogalski The Bolivar Bullet For nearly 40 years, Octoberfest has been the largest festival in Bolivar County, serving up food, music, arts, and entertainment for the entire family. Unfortunately in 2020, the pandemic put a temporary hold on the festivities. But, it’s back in 2021.  Octoberfest will …

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Maurice Smith

Superintendent reflects on career by Angela Rogalski The Bolivar Bullet Maurice Smith has been superintendent of the North Bolivar Consolidated School District for four years, but has been part of the educational environment for well over 40 years. He was also superintendent of North Bolivar School District for 14 years before the consolidation. “My entire …

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Chamber Awards Banquet Held on September 20

Cleveland/Bolivar County citizens recognized By Angela Rogalski The Bolivar Bullet The Cleveland-Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Foundation’s Annual Banquet was held Monday, September 20 at the GRAMMY Museum. Lara Bowman, CEO of the Chamber, said there were three major awards given that evening, plus the Lucy Janoush Award that is given by …

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100 Year Mark

Calvary Episcopal Church celebrates milestone By Angela Rogalski The Bolivar Bullet Calvary Episcopal Church in Cleveland is getting ready to celebrate a milestone: 100 years of worship and service. Rev. Les Hegwood is the church Rector and said that in July 1921 the Episcopal Church was begun as a mission church.  “Members have compiled a …

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Sam Washington

Former longtime DSU employee oversees Mid-Delta Regional Airport in Greenville By Becky Gillette The Bolivar Bullet Sam Washington has had a fascination for aviation since he was young. Growing up in Yazoo County, his first job at age eight was as a field hand chopping cotton. But, he had his sights set on the skies …

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#TristanStrong

NSA teams fighting hard for injured player By Andy Collier Sports Editor, The Bolivar Bullet The North Sunflower Academy Rebels and Junior High Rebels have been playing with a heavy heart these days. Both teams are honoring eighth grade football player Tristan Parks, 13, for the remainder of the season. Parks was severely injured  in …

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SOLES

New Cleveland shoe store opening October 1 By Aimee Robinette The Bolivar Bullet Downtown Cleveland is about to be the home of a brand new shoe store – SOLES. Marie Rocconi Ware said she has always had a dream of owning her own store downtown, and she and her husband, Brian, have taken the necessary …

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BMC Foundation Update

Entity continues to be an asset to Bolivar County and area By Jack criss The Bolivar Bullet The Bolivar Medical Center Foundation was formed in 2000 by Bolivar County to manage funds realized from the lease of the formerly county-run hospital. The Foundation’s Mission is to improve the quality of health care provided to the …

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