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(VIDEO) New Delta State president Bill LaForge has prolific agenda

May 7, 2013

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New Delta State president Bill LaForge says his first three weeks on the job at the Cleveland school have been like “drinking out of a fire hose.” The Cleveland native and DSU graduate has taken part in student forums, faculty forums as well as meeting with the Institutions of Higher Learning in Jackson. “It has […]

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Delta town No. 2 on list of best small towns

March 28, 2013

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Smithsonian Magazine has named Cleveland, Miss., No. 2 in its list of America’s 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2013. “We are very excited about this designation and appreciate the attention it is bringing to Cleveland and the surrounding area,” Cheryl Line, Cleveland-Bolivar County Tourism Director said in a news release. “We hope this […]

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Fighting Okra campaign featured at NCAA.com

February 11, 2013

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The Fighting Okra of Delta State University has done it again. The burly unofficial DSU mascot won high praise last year for starring in its own “Fear the Okra” promotional web video series produced by Ridgeland advertising agency Mad Genius. Recently profiled in the Mississippi Business Journal, the Fighting Okra’s makeover story has also been […]

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BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH — Former Delta State employee sues over firing

October 23, 2012

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JACKSON — A former Delta State University employee has sued the school claiming it illegally discriminated against her by firing her because she has breast cancer. The suit was filed this month in Hinds County Circuit Court. Roseann Buck was hired in 2010 as executive director of the Bologna Performing Arts Center. She was diagnosed […]

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Tate Reeves on school consolidation

May 13, 2012

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Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves talks with MBJ video journalist Stephen McDill about school consolidation at the 2012 Delta Council meeting at Delta State University in Cleveland.

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