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January 17, 2021

Delta Driver Education

James White’s passion for 35 years by aimee Robinette The Bolivar Bullet James White, affectionately known as Coach, has been teaching driver’s education since he

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Chamber Welcomes CEO

Lara Bowman brings experience and enthusiasm to position by Jack criss The Bolivar Bullet Lara Bowman has been named the new CEO of the Cleveland/Bolivar

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Online, Not In Line

Tax assessor website updated, more user friendly   by Jack Criss The Bolivar Bullet When it comes to the necessity of paying fees, renewing tags and collecting taxes, newly elected Assessor/Collector Will Hooker wanted people to spend more time online than in line during the COVID pandemic. Towards that end, the county’s website www.co.bolivar.ms.us added new links and provided new updates to give citizens greater convenience and peace of mind during this challenging year. “We now offer a litany of services on our website, from boat registration to GIS maps,” said Hooker. “The issue came up frequently during my campaign earlier even before I was elected in November of last year, before the pandemic hit, when I heard from business owners and the general public that they wanted to see upgrades on the site and have more flexibility and convenience when it came to paying fees, taxes and accessing other services.  COVID only made the need for these upgrades more paramount. Of course, we’re still open at the county courthouse and can serve people, but we’re limited as to the number of people who can come in at one time and dealing with all of the restrictions in place with the virus. But, we’re glad now to be able to provide our citizens the options that best fits their needs and particular situation.” The upgrades to the site were made through software additions and required no extra funding, said Hooker. “We just had to modify some existing things and make

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Lance’s Automotive

Serving Cleveland and beyond by  Mark H. Stowers The Bolivar Bullet As an Inverness youngster, Michael Aycock watched his father, Norman, make repairs to the

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Peavine Railroad

Historic railroad dismantled for metal during WWII By Keith Wood The Bolivar Bullet In the 1800s, the majority of the area of the Delta consisted

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The Bolivar Bullet is Cleveland, Mississippi’s one and only newspaper. Printed and mailed each Wednesday, the publication reports news and other editorial content that is important to the community. The paper also  highlights the positive aspects of life in Cleveland and Bolivar County. 
The editorial scope of The Bolivar Bullet encompasses community news of substance plus designated weekly section such as Letters to the Editor, LifeStyles, Business, Farming, Food, Outdoors and Sports. Guest Commentaries are also featured each week as are  personality profiles of residents, Bolivar County history, crime reports, births, engagement and wedding announcements, and obituaries. 
Periodically, The Bolivar Bullet publishes special reports and focus sections dedicated to the improvement of Cleveland and Bolivar County. 
The Bolivar Bullet is mailed to 2,000 households and businesses in Cleveland and Bolivar County. Additional copies are also available through newsstand sales at locations in Cleveland and throughout the county.
The publisher of The Bolivar Bullet is Scott Coopwood. Coopwood is also publisher of Delta Magazine, Delta Business Journal, Delta Ag Journal and The Welcome Guide.

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