Shop COURIER advertisers for a chance to win up to $250

The Clinton Courier is encouraging Clintonians to support thier local small businesses this holiday season. With the annual Small Business Saturday set for November 24, the Courier will use this date as a time to push a “shop local” mission with a contest for readers to potentially win a purchase refund of up to $250. Readers are…

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Santa Claus Crawl Tickets on Sale

Main Street Clinton’s annual Santa Claus Crawl will return on Thursday, December 6, from 6:30 until 9p.m. on the brick streets of Olde Towne. The adult event includes a scavenger hunt-style tour from business to business in Olde Towne, with cider, hors d’oeuvres, a photo booth, music and door prizes. After purchasing a ticket, participants…

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Parade kicks off Christmas season on December 1

With its annual pilgrimage down Clinton Blvd set for Saturday, December 1, the Clinton Christmas parade will provide its festive flair to the 2018 holiday season. With marching bands, pageant queens, cheerleaders, floats, Boy Scout troops, dance groups and others leading the procession from morrison Drive all the way down Clinton Blvd/Capitol Street to the…

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Spirit of Christmas Tour announced for 8th year

The Christmas season marks the eighth year the The Clinton Courier will sponsor the Spirit of Christmas Tour for the community. Designed to encourage businesses and homeowners to decorate for the holidays, the Tour was initially created to replace a former awards program the City used to sponsor that recognized homes throughout town that were particularly festive…

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Fifth graders work with TOPSoccer

Every year, fifth grade ACCENT students at Eastside Elementary attend the TOPSoccer Jamboree as part of the program’s effort to grow the students as leaders through community service.  The TOPSoccer Jamboree is a community-based program that offers mentally and/or physically challenged children and young adults the opportunity to participate in meaningful and fun soccer games and…

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All-freshman team wins Boss Challenge competition

 Kelvin Woodruff, Kayleigh Kupietz, Jason Jones, Ella Bailey and Keariel Bracey are all students at Sumner Hill Junior High School, all taking Bradley Pope’s Personal Finance class, and all winners of the Boss Challenge. The Boss Challenge is a business simulation competition where students are put in charge of running their own company for eight…

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Both Costs and Coverage Matter When Choosing Insurance

It’s open enrollment time for medical insurance, and for people having to shop in the individual insurance market; the choices are as confusing as ever. Television ads splashed over the airwaves as the midterm electioneering came to a close didn’t help much. By the end of the campaign it was hard to find any candidate…

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Clinton children come to kindergarten prepared, study shows

An announcement this month from the Mississippi Department of Education shows that children in Clinton come to kindergarten prepared and ready to learn. “This is a testament to the high quality of the pre-schools in our community,” said Dr. Tim Martin, superintendent of schools. “When students come to us with the basic skills they’ll need…

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Rafael Costa Named to D2CCA All-South Region Team

Mississippi College senior Rafael Costa has been named to the NCAA Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association (D2CCA) All-South Region Second Team, it was announced on Wednesday (Nov. 14). Costa (Estoril, Portugal) earned All-Gulf South Conference First Team honors following the 2018 season. He started all 14 matches for the Choctaws and served as the team captain. He…

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Arrow Boys & Girls Soccer Teams Defeat Pearl on the Road

Clinton’s Girls and Boys Soccer teams brought home two wins Tuesday night after traveling to Pearl to take on the Lady Pirates and the Pirates. The Lady Arrows topped the Lady Pirates 3-1, and the Arrows defeated the Pirates 3-0. Lady Arrows 3, Lady Pirates 1 (Photo/Haley Tatum) The Lady Arrows (3-0) started off slow…

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