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  1. North Bolivar school trustee resignsRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2017 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... rection," said Fortney. The next board meeting will be at 6 p.m. Jan. 18 at I.T. Montgomery Elementary School in Mound Bayou.


  2. Carnegie Library the focus of MPB's 'Mississippi: Threads Through Time'Read the original story

    Dec 15, 2017 | Daily Times Leader

    ... buildings were erected in 10 communities across the state in eight years. Libraries were built in Houston, Mound Bayou (which never functioned as a library), Meridian, Greenwood, Clarksdale, Jackson, West Point, Okolona, Vicksburg, and Gulfport. ...


  3. Remembering the Pioneering Black Journalist Simeon Booker, "the Man from Jet"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | The New Yorker

    ... to the ballot box. When the first voting-rights rally after the Brown decision was held in the Delta town of Mound Bayou, in April, 1955, it was the largest civil-rights gathering held in Mississippi in more than fifty years. Mound Bayou, an ...


  4. Speech at the Grand Opening of the Museum of Mississippi History and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | PR Newswire

    ... on W.K. Kellogg Foundation President and CEO La June Montgomery Tabron with museum guide in front of the Mound Bayou exhibit, during tour of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. But the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Right ...


  5. North Bolivar looks at implementing new teaching styleRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2017 | The Bolivar Commercial

    "Learning is a social experience. None of us learn anything in isolation," said Mound Bayou native, educator and director of Center for Responsive Schools Lora Hodges.


  6. Shelby mayor worried about city going to the dogsRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2017 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... one morning. Billings said, "I'm in my sixth year, and we have addressed this several times. We have a man from Mound Bayou over animal control who does a very good job." Billings suggested the board send the letter to County Administrator Will ...


  7. Lillian Bell LewisRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2017 | Obits

    Lillian Bell Lewis was born May 31, 1928 in Mound Bayou, Mississippi to the union of the late Monroe and Maudie Bell "Mama Lou" Lewis. Mrs. Embrey accomplished much in life: received G.E.D., various courses in psychiatric nursing, a cook at Alton Day Care for 20 years, food preparer and cook at Wegners Store, house keeper for many families, homemaker, foster grandparent SSP for 17 years, and raised 10 children.


  8. Finding race and compassion in the Mississippi DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... and its aftermath can never be erased. Thibodeaux looks to historical moments of triumph, like the founding of Mound Bayou in 1887, an autonomous settlement for freed slaves to escape sharecropping, and the more recent development of cities like ...


  9. Conspiracy arrest made in Parchman prison breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Sanders was captured in west Helena Arkansas Tuesday night. Young was captured after a short foot chase in Mound Bayou on Wednesday. Both inmates will now additionally face escape charges. The sheriff says he doesn't expect the inmates to be brought ...


  10. City excited for annual festivalRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2017 | The Bolivar Commercial

    Mayor Eulah Peterson said she is looking forward to this year's Mound Bayou Septemberfest, which will be Sept. 2 at the Mound Bayou Facility Building, located on 301 East Martin Luther King Drive.


  11. 'Mississippi Encyclopedia' explores people, places, thingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 |

    ... Show" singer Guy Hovis shares a page with T.R.M Howard, a physician, businessman and civil rights leader from Mound Bayou. Don't look for a "kitchen sink" entry, but there probably should be one. The original contract with the University Press of ...


  12. Delta Heath Center awarded health prevention grantRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... events. The Teen Clinic will begin in October and will be held once a month at the Delta Health Centers in Mound Bayou, Indianola and Greenville. Boyle said the monthly teen clinics will be staffed by OB/GYN's and will provide information about how ...


  13. Cities partner to boost economic development in Bolivar CountyRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Bolivar Commercial

    It was announced recently that several county cities have joined forces to bring the environmental company Global Greenology into the area. During a press conference, Ken Peterson, CEO of Global Greenology, spoke via conference call about repurposing the Mound Bayou Bicycle Plant to produce composite construction panels.


  14. Sports CampsRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | The Bolivar Commercial

    The Delaney-Henry pro camp for kids will be June 2-3 at C.V. Thurmond Field in Mound Bayou. The camp is for youth ages 7-17.


  15. Hall hired as head of MB Housing AuthorityRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2017 | The Bolivar Commercial

    Earl VanDorn Hall Sr., a Mound Bayou native, has taken on the role as executive director of the Mound Bayou Housing Authority. The Mound Bayou Housing Authority is a public housing agency that has been around for over 40 years serving the residents of Mound Bayou.


  16. Lucas runs for Mound Bayou aldermanRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2017 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... and is the mother of William III, Jamila and Lillie Lucas. Lucas is also a member of the Mount Olive Church in Mound Bayou. Her preschool education started at the BO Felder's Tic Tock School, and continued at ITM Elementary School and JFK High ...


  17. Anthropomorphic Animals in Modern Children's Book Proves PopularRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | WebWire

    ... Published date: December 20, 2010) Paperback price: $15.99 About the Author Floyd Julius Hall was born in Mound Bayou, Mississippi and grew up in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Floyd attended Macalester College and completed his undergraduate education in ...


  18. Modern Children's Story Celebrates the Joys of ChildhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | WebWire

    ... Published date: December 20, 2010) Paperback price: $15.99 About the Author Floyd Julius Hall was born in Mound Bayou, Mississippi and grew up in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Floyd attended Macalester College and completed his undergraduate education in ...


  19. Sanders to build unity if electedRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... the world, I still have a love for my humble beginnings in the Mississippi Delta." Sanders is originally from Mound Bayou and later moved to Shelby in 1991. He said so much has changed in the town since he moved back home in June 2016. "It's like ...


  20. State tournament: Today's championship gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 |

    ... in the semifinals. That must continue. Bates brought her first Pine Grove team to the finals in 2014 and lost to Mound Bayou JFK. The Panthers won their last state title in 1986. Leake County has no history in the championship game. Pine Grove's ...


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