Area News

Municipal Election Voting Locations and Candidates

Municipal Election Voting Locations Ward 1 Federation Towers 301 Northside Drive Ward 2 Wildwood Baptist Church 101 Auburn Drive Ward 3 National Guard Armory 1500 E Northside Drive Ward 4 Wood Activty Center 111 Clinton Boulevard Ward 5 First United Methodist Church Highway 80 and Mt. Salus Drive Ward 6 Holy Savior Catholic Church 714…

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Free Zoo Admission April 15 at CU at the Zoo!

The Credit Unions of Mississippi are treating the first 2,500 guests to a free day at the zoo on April 15 to celebrate Youth Savings Month.   April is National Credit Union Youth Month. The Credit Unions of Mississippi want to celebrate by giving back to the community and offering free admission to the zoo,…

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Choctaw Student-Athletes Raise Money to Grant Make-A-Wish

The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee at Mississippi College set a goal of raising $10,000 to grant a wish for a local Make-A-Wish kid, starting in August of 2016. To date, they have raised over $17,000 and have changed their goal to $20,000 raised. On Friday night at the MC Football “Spring Game” the SAAC was able…

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Lovett offers hands-on coding course with robotics

Coding can be tough, but at Lovett Elementary School, gifted students are using a robotics program to make learning come alive. Gifted teachers Ellen Brunson and Kayla Long used crowd-source funding through DonorsChoose.org to purchase 30 Edison robots and 30 Lego kits, teaching tools Long discovered after a lot of research. The school offers a…

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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Presents $1,000 to Clinton High School for the 2016 Gridiron Classic “Text to Win” Contest

The physical education program at Clinton High School received a $1,000 check from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi on Friday, March 31, 2017, as the Class 6A winner of the “Text to Win” Contest held during the 2016 Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Gridiron Classic football championship game at Davis Wade…

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Community-Wide Tree Give-Away

The Mississippi chapter of the National Wildlife Federation is pleased to announce that in a collaborative effort between the City of Clinton, the Clinton Nature Center and Clinton’s Eastside Elementary School, a community-wide tree give away is scheduled for 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, at Eastside Elementary School, 453 Arrow Dr., Clinton, MS 39056. …

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CHS senior wins national championship in powerlifting

Austin Perkins began preparing for the powerlifting national championship a week after the Clinton Arrows won the 2016 football state title. “He was predicted to get third place at the nationals meet,” said his father and Lady Arrows track head coach Jonathan Perkins. “This was based on his previous totals at the meets he participated…

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CCA Warriors with a RECORD HOOPS YEAR!

The Clinton Christian Academy Warriors basketball program recently wrapped up a banner year.  The school’s four teams won forty-eight games and had a combined district record of thirty-six wins and only eight losses. “I couldn’t be prouder of the way these groups of young men and women stepped up to the plate, both in practice…

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TURN A LIFE AROUND, BE A THERAPEUTIC FOSTER PARENT

Catholic Charities, INC.​’s Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) program will host a therapeutic foster parent training every Saturday from 9am until 12pm in the month of May. TFC provides services designed to help Mississippi foster children and youth with serious emotional disorders develop the skills needed to function in the home and community settings. TFC’s primary…

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