Monthly Archives: January 2023

Perrin Caldwell, Jr. of Caldwell Insurance in Batesville establishes the first $10,000 endowed scholarship for the 2022 Commercial Aviation Scholarship Push

CLEVELAND, Miss. – Perrin Caldwell, Jr., President of Caldwell Insurance of Batesville, Mississippi, recently established a $10,000 endowed scholarship as the first gift given to the Delta State 2022 Commercial Aviation Scholarship Push.

While managing a very successful insurance company, Caldwell maintains several leadership positions. He is a member of the Batesville Rotary Club and was Past President of the Batesville Chamber of Commerce. He currently serves on the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Board,

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Mullins Named Director of Alumni Affairs

CLEVELAND, Miss. — Corley Mullins ’06, ’10, has recently been named the Director of Alumni Affairs for Delta State University’s Alumni Association.

“I’m very excited about joining the Alumni Association and serving my university in a new capacity. I look forward to working with Amanda to further the mission of the Alumni Association and connect with alumni,” said Mullins.

Mullins is a native of Tutwiler, Miss., but has lived in Cleveland for over a decade with her husband,

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Lonnie Webb Allen Earns DSU Degree After 50 Year Break from Classroom

CLEVELAND, Miss. — It’s never too late to garner an education. For Lonnie Webb Allen, that meant time spent on the Delta State University campus finishing her degree after a 50-year absence from campus. The mother of two daughters, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild stand as an inspiration to faculty and students alike.

Allen was able to finish her Bachelor of University Studies degree and graduate this past December thanks to the Complete to Compete (C2C) program in Mississippi.

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In Memory of Rose Marie “Took” Mason

Rose Marie “Took” Litton Mason 84, of Cleveland, MS was called home to be with the Lord on March 20, 2021. A visitation honoring her life will be held Monday, March 22, 2021 from 1:00-2:45PM at Ray Funeral Home with a Graveside Service Following at 3:00 PM in the North Cleveland Cemetery. Mask are required to attend visitation. Rose Marie was born on February 21, 1937 in Trenton, TN to John Hobert and Frances Gilmer Litton.

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