October 2021

DSU Advancement

Multiple campaigns are making continued successful strides By Mark H. Stowers The Bolivar Bullet The Delta State University Advancement Staff has been quite busy as of late. With several fundraising projects in place, DSU has been successful according to President Bill LaForge. The Centennial Capital Campaign, individual fundraising events, annual fundraising and a new smartphone …

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Dyslexia Awareness

PDS working to  ensure student success By Mark H. Stowers The Bolivar Bullet  Walt Disney, Robin Williams, former Governor Phil Bryant and hundreds more “famous” folks were born with dyslexia. The learning disorder involves difficulty reading due to problems identifying sounds and learning how they relate to letters and words as described by the Mayo …

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Shelby Cemetery Fund

Maintaining the grounds through  community contributions & efforts By Angela Rogalski The Bolivar Bullet Shelby Cemetery has been a part of Shelby. for generations, as the historical markers there can attest. For a long time its maintenance and upkeep was the responsibility of the town itself since the city owns the land, but unfortunately with …

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RCI Delta

Radio Station that has been locally owned & operated since 1957 By Angela Rogalski The Bolivar Bullet For over 60 years, RCI Delta has been serving the airwaves of the Mississippi Delta with great music. From country to urban to gospel, the stations that RCI Delta own and operate today bring consumers and advertisers together …

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Empty Bowls

Fundraiser to take place Oct. 15 By Angela Rogalski The Bolivar Bullet Extra Table’s Empty Bowls event is an international grassroots effort to fight hunger. The 3rd Annual Empty Bowls fundraiser will be held at Delta Arts Alliance, 104 S. Court Street in Cleveland on Friday, October 15, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Indoor …

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Celebrating 25 Years

Local bank proudly serves community By Angela Rogalski The Bolivar Bullet On October 22, Planters Bank in Cleveland will celebrate 25 years of service to the city and its surrounding areas. Jamie Murrell is first vice president of Marketing at Planters and said this celebration is to express Planters Bank’s appreciation for its customers. “We …

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Martina McBride

Coming to the BPAC October 14 Martina McBride will perform live in concert Thursday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bologna Performing Arts Center at Delta State University. The concert is locally sponsored by Cannon Motors.  Multiple Grammy® nominee Martina McBride has sold over 20 million albums to date, which includes 20 Top 10 …

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