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Town and Gown to be debuted

Special to The Clinton Courier Town and Gown book cover Dr. Howell

Friends of the Library will present Dr. Walter Howell, former mayor of Clinton, as he debuts his new book, Town and Gown, at 7 p.m. on Tues-day, November 18, at the Quisen-berry Library. Dr. Howell will share stories about people and events con-tributing to the history of Clinton and its intertwinement with Mississippi College. Howell, a graduate of Missis-sippi College, has a doctorate from the University of Georgia and was a profes-sor of history and director of the Ameri-can Studies Seminar program at MC for thirteen years. He served as an alder-man from 1977-81 and was Mayor of Clinton from 1981-85. He was named Clinton’s official historian by the May-or and Board of Aldermen in 2013 and has served as a guest columnist for The Clinton Courier since 2011.
For more information, contact Caro-line Hoff, club president, at 601-922-7664.

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