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Alumni Spotlight – From Vietnam to NASA, Career-long Educator Follows Simple Command: ‘Go Teach’

When the Soviet Union successfully launched the world’s first artificial satellite, Sputnik, on Oct. 4, 1957, it did more than fire the starting pistol on the U.S.-U.S.S.R. space race. It changed the trajectory of Dr. Dewey Herring’s life. The eldest son of a shipyard worker, Herring was born in Pascagoula but raised in Columbia. He came to…

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Magento Pricing for 2022: The Real Cost of Running a Magento Website

If you are looking to build a multi-channel eCommerce experience for B2C and B2B on a single platform, Magento. From catalog to payment to fulfillment, Magento’s future-proof technology gives endless flexible, extensible, and scalable commerce platforms for the business. The all-new Magento offers extensive integrations, intelligent workflows, the agility to handle spikes in traffic, and…

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Using CBD Oil to Ease Anxiety: Does It Work?

Everyone deals with anxiety to some degree. It’s completely natural but needs to be kept under control. Since the industrial age, we’ve got a lot of changes in how we live our lives, and one of those is the amount of stress and anxiety we’re exposed to regularly. Studies have shown that people who have…

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Civic Corner, May 17th: Board of Aldermen Recap

By Ricki Garrett, PhD, Alderwoman at Large   Our Board of Aldermen meeting on May 3 began with a presentation by the Clinton Junior Civic League of a gift of $11,000 to the Parks and Recreation Department from the proceeds of the Hearts of Gold Gala. We are very appreciative of this donation, as we…

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Crosby awarded Yates scholarship

Special to The Clinton Courier Clinton High School senior Katie Crosby was recently awarded a $4,000 Yates Companies, Inc. Scholarship for the first two years of college. Crosby was selected by a scholarship committee at The Yates Companies, Inc. based upon academics, extra-curricular activities and two short essays. “We set up the scholarship program to…

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Wentworth Pages for Senate

Cecil Wentworth (second from right), a junior at Clinton Christian Academy, recently had the opportunity to serve as a page for the Mississippi Senate. Pages generally run errands for officials and Senate staff. Wentworth is the son of Robert and Jennifer Wentworth.  

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Curbing abuses of sports officials

By Guest Columnist Yancy Methvien Unemployment is currently pretty low. There are lots of jobs out there.   One job segment that always seems to be hiring is the service industry, and for good reason: service industry work, especially entry-level jobs, are not all that well paying.  And then there’s the tendency of the people…

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What Is A Healthy Amount Of Screen Time

A lot has changed over the past few years, and as we try to balance our daily life in the real world with our online life, it is a good time to examine how much time we spend online. Largely, due to circumstances out of our control, the amount of time we spend on screens…

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