Posts Tagged ‘CLEVELAND’

MBJ Editorial: Mississippi Delta worse off after eight years of Gov. Barbour

The Mississippi Delta continues to flounder as unemployment figures average around 18 percent for the 12 counties between Vicksburg and Memphis. Yet, there have been many jobs announcements in the years of the Barbour administration, but very few have had anything to do with the Mississippi Delta. In this latest barrage of economic development announcements, […] [...]

Grammy satellite museum to land in Cleveland

by Clay Chandler Published: April 21,2011

Tags: CLEVELAND, Delta Music Institute, grammy, MEC Annual Meeting, Mississippi, Museum, Robert Santelli

Gov. Haley Barbour and Grammy Museum executive director Robert Santelli announced at Mississippi Economic Council’s annual meeting last week in Jackson that Cleveland will eventually be home to the first Grammy museum outside of Los Angeles. “We looked at a state that would be best suited for spreading the word about artistic excellence,” Santelli told […] [...]

Alumni honor Davis

The Delta State University National Alumni Association recently recognized Cleveland State Farm agent Patrick Davis as a corporate sponsor at the Okra Level The Alumni Association offers two levels of corporate sponsorships; Statesmen Level ($5,000) and Okra Level ($2,500). Corporate sponsors are recognized on the Alumni Association and Student Alumni Association websites, event pages, registration […] [...]

Cleveland gets money for boulevard

by Associated Press Published: November 1,2010

Tags: boulevard, Capitol Street, CLEVELAND, Cochran, Delta State University, JACKSON, Senatobia

JACKSON — The city of Cleveland will receive $1.1 million for construction of a boulevard and trail to venues at Delta State University in Cleveland. U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., says the project is designed to alleviate traffic through residential areas. Cochran says the funding is part of $3.3 million from the Federal Highway Administration […] [...]

Small Business Spotlight: Crave, Cleveland

Former A La Carte owner teams with Gaines for new Delta restaurant With a sleek décor, unique gifts, specialty gourmet foods, an espresso bar, dozens of cupcakes and other treats, Crave is quickly becoming a favorite place to dine or lounge in Cleveland. Open since November, Crave is the brainchild of a partnership between Charlotte […] [...]

Education alumni receive awards

The Delta State University College of Education recently held an awards luncheon to recognize five outstanding education alumni. They are: (seated from left), Sen. Robert M. Dearing from Natchez; Kimberly Kilpatrick from Memphis, Tenn.; Dr. Robin Wilbourn Lee from Murfreesboro, Tenn.; (standing from left) Dr. Dorothy Lynn Prestwich from Clarksdale; and, Dr. Jacquelyn C. Thigpen […] [...]

DSU inducts three in Hall of Fame

The 2009 Delta State University Alumni Hall of Fame inductees are (from left), Billy B. Nowell of Cleveland, Donald L. Green of Clarksdale and Karen Sullivan of Brookhaven, accepting the award presented posthumously to Doug Sullivan. The three Delta State alumni were inducted Nov. 6 at the annual Delta State Alumni Service Awards Luncheon held […] [...]

Merrill donates to alma mater

by MBJ Staff Published: October 26,2009

Tags: CLEVELAND, Delta State University, donation, Dr. John C. Merrill

Dr. John C. Merrill, a noted journalism educator and author, will pay tribute to his hometown of Cleveland and his alma mater Delta State University with the presentation of his many awards and 33 published volumes to the University Archives and Museum Oct. 21, at 2:30 p.m. inside the Capps Building. Merrill, a professor emeritus […] [...]

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